senate Bill S6273

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the provisions of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women

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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 07, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 19, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6273 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9114
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L

S6273 - Summary

Requires the provisions of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women.

S6273 - Sponsor Memo

S6273 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6273

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  provisions of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 21-e of section 292 of the  executive  law,  as
added by chapter 269 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  21-e.  The  term  "reasonable accommodation" means actions taken which
permit an employee, prospective employee or member with a disability,  A
CONDITION  RELATING TO PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH OR A RELATED MEDICAL CONDI-
TION, to perform in a reasonable manner the activities involved  in  the
job  or  occupation  sought or held and include, but are not limited to,
provision of an accessible  worksite,  acquisition  or  modification  of
equipment, support services for persons with impaired hearing or vision,
job  restructuring  and modified work schedules; provided, however, that
such actions do not impose an undue hardship on the business, program or
enterprise of the entity from which action is requested.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 296 of the executive law is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) FOR AN EMPLOYER TO REFUSE TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR
AN  EMPLOYEE  FOR CONDITIONS RELATED TO PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH OR RELATED
MEDICAL CONDITIONS, IF SHE SO REQUESTS, WITH THE ADVICE OF  HER  HEALTH-
CARE PROVIDER.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14085-01-2

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