assembly Bill A1902

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the provision of guides containing best practices for retaining employees who are informal caregivers

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Jun 19, 2012 held for consideration in ways and means
Jan 19, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 04, 2012 referred to aging
Jan 25, 2011 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 12, 2011 referred to aging

A1902 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1897
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8233
2013-2014: A442, S147
2015-2016: A294, S478
2017-2018: A3958, S4930, S8739

A1902 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the provision of guides containing best practices for retaining employees who are informal caregivers; such guide shall be available on the websites of the state office for the aging, the department of labor and the department of state.

A1902 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1902

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Aging

AN  ACT  to  amend the elder law, in relation to the provision of guides
  containing best practices for retaining  employees  who  are  informal
  caregivers

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  224  to
read as follows:
  S  224.  INFORMAL  CAREGIVERS  IN THE WORKPLACE PROGRAM. 1. THE OFFICE
SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, AND IN  CONSULTATION
WITH   COMMUNITY  BASED  ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENTING  THE  INTERESTS  OF
INFORMAL CAREGIVERS AROUND THE STATE, DEVELOP AND  UPDATE  ON  A  YEARLY
BASIS  A  GUIDE  FOR  BUSINESSES IN THE STATE THAT CONTAINS CURRENT BEST
PRACTICES FOR RETAINING EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ALSO INFORMAL  CAREGIVERS  AND
INFORMATION FOR SUPPORTING SUCH EMPLOYEES SO THEY CAN ACHIEVE EFFECTIVE-
NESS BOTH IN AND OUT OF THE WORKPLACE.
  2.  SUCH  GUIDE  SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITES OF THE OFFICE, THE
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. BUSINESSES THAT  OBTAIN
CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OR DEPARTMENT OF
STATE  SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A LINK TO THE GUIDE PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDI-
VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, OR A PAPER COPY UPON REQUEST, WHEN THE BUSI-
NESS APPLIES FOR SUCH CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE. A NOMINAL FEE  MAY  BE
CHARGED  FOR  PAPER  COPIES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT BUSINESS
OWNERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04502-01-1