assembly Bill A1264A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to reasonable accommodation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2014 print number 1264a
Apr 28, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to governmental operations

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A1264 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5880
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9114
2015-2016: A4272, S8

A1264 - Summary

Requires the provision of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women.

A1264 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1264

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER, JACOBS, MILLMAN, JAFFEE, LIFTON, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
  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.
                                                           LBD01243-01-3

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A1264A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5880
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9114
2015-2016: A4272, S8

A1264A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the provision of reasonable accommodations for pregnant women.

A1264A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1264--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER, JACOBS, MILLMAN, JAFFEE, LIFTON, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, STECK, SCARBOROUGH, RIVERA, ABINANTI, HOOPER,  COLTON,  MAYER,
  WALTER,  SIMOTAS,  ROSA  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. ARROYO,
  MONTESANO, MOSLEY -- read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Governmental  Operations  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Govern-
  mental Operations in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  reasonable  accommo-
  dation

  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 and a new subdivi-
sion 21-f is added to read as follows:
  21-e. The term "reasonable accommodation" means  actions  taken  which
permit an employee, prospective employee or member with a disability, OR
A  PREGNANCY-RELATED  CONDITION,  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.
  21-F. THE TERM "PREGNANCY-RELATED CONDITION" MEANS A MEDICAL CONDITION
RELATED  TO  PREGNANCY  OR  CHILDBIRTH  THAT  INHIBITS THE EXERCISE OF A
NORMAL BODILY FUNCTION OR IS DEMONSTRABLE BY MEDICALLY ACCEPTED CLINICAL
OR LABORATORY DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  IN  ALL
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE DEALING WITH EMPLOYMENT, THE TERM SHALL BE

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

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