senate Bill S2600

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to providing firefighters with appropriate equipment and procedures; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Mar 03, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2011 1st report cal.119
Jan 26, 2011 referred to labor

Votes

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Mar 1, 2011 - Labor committee Vote

S2600
9
2
committee
9
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2011

nay (2)
aye wr (4)
excused (1)

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S2600 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-a, rpld sub 1 ¶e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6045A

S2600 - Summary

Relates to providing firefighters with appropriate equipment and procedures.

S2600 - Sponsor Memo

S2600 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2600

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  requiring  employers  to
  provide  safety  ropes  and  system components to firefighters; and to
  repeal paragraph e of subdivision 1 of section 27-a of the  labor  law
  relating to the definition of system components

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

  Section 1. Paragraph e of subdivision 1 of section 27-a of  the  labor
law is REPEALED.
  S  2.  Subdivision  4  of section 27-a of the labor law, as amended by
chapter 433 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  4. Safety and health standards. a.  The  commissioner  shall  by  rule
adopt  all  safety  and  health  standards  promulgated under the United
States Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Public  Law,  91-596)
which  are  in effect on the effective date of this section, in order to
provide reasonable and adequate protection  to  the  lives,  safety  and
health  of  public  employees and shall promulgate and repeal such rules
and regulations as may be necessary to conform to the  standards  estab-
lished  pursuant to such act or pursuant to paragraph b of this subdivi-
sion.
  b. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph a of this  subdivision,
the commissioner, in consultation with the state occupational safety and
health  hazard  abatement  board, shall promulgate rules and regulations
recommended to him OR HER by such board which establish standards  when-
ever  such  board  finds  (i)  that  no  federal standard exists for the
particular condition being addressed and that such a standard is  neces-
sary  for  the  protection  of  the  public employees at risk, or (ii) a
federal standard exists, but conditions in  public  workplaces  in  this
state  require  a different standard, and such state standard will be at

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07655-01-1

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