assembly Bill A7278A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Your valid home address is used to determine which NY State Senator Represents you.
Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 16, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.259
rules report cal.259
reported
Jun 12, 2014 reported referred to rules
May 27, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 26, 2014 print number 7278a
amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
May 09, 2013 referred to labor

A7278 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6572
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §523, §591 sub 3 ¶(a), amd Lab L, generally
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4929
2009-2010: A11090

A7278 - Summary

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.

A7278 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7278

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the calculation of  weekly
  unemployment  insurance  benefits  for workers who are partially unem-
  ployed; and to repeal certain provisions of  the  labor  law  relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 522 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 720  of
the laws of 1953, is amended to read as follows:
  S  522. Total unemployment AND PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT.  "Total unemploy-
ment" means the total lack of any employment [on  any  day]  DURING  ANY
WEEK.  "PARTIAL  UNEMPLOYMENT" MEANS ANY EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY WEEK THAT
IS LESS THAN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SO LONG AS THE  COMPENSATION  PAID  IS
LESS THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS THE CLAIMANT'S PARTIAL
BENEFIT CREDIT.  The term "employment" as used in this section means any
employment including that not defined in this title.
  S 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
added to read as follows:
  S  523. EFFECTIVE WEEK. "EFFECTIVE WEEK" MEANS (A) A WEEK DURING WHICH
A CLAIMANT PERFORMS NO SERVICES FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS  PAID  COMPEN-
SATION,  OR  (B)  A  WEEK DURING WHICH A CLAIMANT PERFORMS SERVICES ON A
PART-TIME BASIS FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPENSATION THAT IS LESS
THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS HIS OR HER PARTIAL  BENEFIT
CREDIT.
  S 3. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 514-a to read as
follows:
  S  514-A.  PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT. "PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT" MEANS THAT
PART OF THE COMPENSATION, IF ANY, PAID TO A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT  TO  A
WEEK FOR WHICH BENEFITS ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER
WHICH  IS  NOT  IN EXCESS OF FORTY PER CENTUM OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S WEEKLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00708-02-3

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7278A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6572
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §523, §591 sub 3 ¶(a), amd Lab L, generally
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4929
2009-2010: A11090

A7278A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.

A7278A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7278--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor 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 labor law, in relation to the calculation of weekly
  employment insurance benefits for  workers  who  are  partially  unem-
  ployed; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 522 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 720  of
the laws of 1953, is amended to read as follows:
  S  522.  Total unemployment AND PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT. "Total unemploy-
ment" means the total lack of any employment [on  any  day]  DURING  ANY
WEEK.  "PARTIAL EMPLOYMENT" MEANS ANY EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY WEEK THAT IS
LESS THAN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SO LONG AS THE COMPENSATION PAID IS  LESS
THAN  THE  CLAIMANT'S  WEEKLY  BENEFIT  RATE PLUS THE CLAIMANT'S PARTIAL
BENEFIT CREDIT. The term "employment" as used in this section means  any
employment including that not defined in this title.
  S 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
added to read as follows:
  S  523. EFFECTIVE WEEK. "EFFECTIVE WEEK" MEANS (A) A WEEK DURING WHICH
A CLAIMANT PERFORMS NO SERVICES FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS  PAID  COMPEN-
SATION,  OR  (B)  A  WEEK DURING WHICH A CLAIMANT PERFORMS SERVICES ON A
PART-TIME BASIS FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPENSATION THAT IS LESS
THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS HIS OR HER PARTIAL  BENEFIT
CREDIT.
  S  3.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 525 to read as
follows:
  S 525. PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT. "PARTIAL  BENEFIT  CREDIT"  MEANS  THAT
PART  OF  THE COMPENSATION, IF ANY, PAID TO A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT TO A
WEEK FOR WHICH BENEFITS ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  LAW

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00708-03-4

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.