senate Bill S711

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
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S711 - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-D ยงยง696 - 696-i, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5610

S711 - Summary

Relates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence; permits victims of domestic violence to take an unpaid leave of absence for ninety days from employment to address on-going domestic violence; defines "address on-going domestic violence"; contains provision to protect the individual's job position and benefits.

S711 - Sponsor Memo

S711 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   711

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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 the entitlement to  unpaid
  leave of absence from employment for victims of domestic violence

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  article  19-D  to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 19-D
                       UNPAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR
                 VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE

SECTION 696. DEFINITIONS.
        696-A. ENTITLEMENT TO LEAVE.
        696-B. LEAVE TAKEN INTERMITTENTLY OR ON REDUCED LEAVE SCHEDULE.
        696-C. NOTICE OF INTENTION TO TAKE LEAVE.
        696-D. CERTIFICATION.
        696-E. CONFIDENTIALITY.
        696-F. RESTORATION TO POSITION.
        696-G. PROHIBITED ACTS.
        696-H. CIVIL ACTION.
        696-I. SAVINGS CLAUSE.
  S 696. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL ABUSE" SHALL MEAN A VICTIM OF DOMES-
TIC VIOLENCE, A SEX OFFENSE, OR STALKING.
  2.  "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL  WHO  IS  A
VICTIM  OF  AN  ACT  WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE A FAMILY OFFENSE PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01939-01-1

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