assembly Bill A1590

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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Mar 01, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental employees
Jan 11, 2011 referred to governmental employees

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A1590 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง159-d, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1838
2013-2014: A368
2015-2016: A1917
2017-2018: A2462
2019-2020: A3246

A1590 (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.

A1590 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1590

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M. of A. CLARK, GALEF, HOOPER, MAYERSOHN, McENENY, MILLMAN, ORTIZ,
  SWEENEY -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
  Employees

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.
                                                           LBD04480-01-1