senate Bill S1711

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting excused absences of state employees for the purpose of donating blood

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2010 referred to civil service and pensions
Feb 05, 2009 referred to civil service and pensions

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S1711 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1838
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง159-d, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1590
2013-2014: A368
2015-2016: A1917
2017-2018: A2462
2019-2020: A3246

S1711 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits state employees to be excused from work without loss of compensation for up to four hours to donate blood; permits supervisor to require proof of such donation.

S1711 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1711 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1711

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to permitting employ-
  ees of the state to be excused from work to donate blood

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
159-d to read as follows:
  S 159-D. EXCUSED LEAVE TO DONATE BLOOD. 1.  EVERY  PUBLIC  OFFICER  OR
EMPLOYEE  OF  THIS  STATE SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT HIMSELF OR HERSELF
AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM HIS OR HER DUTIES OR
SERVICE AS SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, FOR  A  SUFFI-
CIENT  PERIOD  OF  TIME, NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS, TO
DONATE BLOOD.
  2. A SUPERVISOR OF ANY SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE MAY REQUIRE THE
PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE TO  PROVIDE  WRITTEN  SUBSTANTIATION  FROM  A
DONATION CENTER OR ENTITY COORDINATING DONATIONS THAT THE PUBLIC OFFICER
OR EMPLOYEE ACTUALLY DONATED BLOOD DURING THE EXCUSED ABSENCE.
  3.  THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL BE EXCUSED LEAVE AND SHALL  NOT  BE  CHARGED  AGAINST  ANY
OTHER  LEAVE  SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE IS OTHERWISE
ENTITLED TO.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02744-01-9

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