senate Bill S159

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes certified nursing assistants in provisions of law relating to restrictions on consecutive hours of work

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1071
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Jan 05, 2011 referred to labor

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Jun 5, 2012 - Labor committee Vote

S159
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S159 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1744
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง167, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4520B, A10072

S159 - Summary

Includes certified nursing assistants in provisions of law relating to restrictions on consecutive hours of work.

S159 - Sponsor Memo

S159 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   159

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  DIAZ,  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to including certified  nurs-
  ing  assistants  in  provisions  of  law  relating  to restrictions on
  consecutive hours of work

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  b of subdivision 1 of section 167 of the labor
law, as added by chapter 493 of the laws of 2008, is amended and  a  new
paragraph d is added to read as follows:
  b.  "Nurse"  shall  mean a registered professional nurse or a licensed
practical nurse as defined by article one  hundred  thirty-nine  of  the
education  law  who provides direct patient care, OR A CERTIFIED NURSING
ASSISTANT AS DEFINED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
  D. "CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS  SUCCESS-
FULLY  COMPLETED  A  NURSE  AIDE  TRAINING  AND/OR COMPETENCY EVALUATION
PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH  AND/OR  IS  CURRENTLY
LISTED IN THE NURSE AIDE REGISTRY.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00650-01-1

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