senate Bill S1080

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for non-nursing direct care staff

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2013 referred to labor

S1080 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1402
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง167, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3557, A7617

S1080 - Summary

Includes non-nursing direct care staff within provisions restricting consecutive work hours for nurses.

S1080 - Sponsor Memo

S1080 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1080

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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  restrictions  on  consec-
  utive hours of work for non-nursing direct-care staff

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

  Section 1. Section 167 of the labor law, as added by  chapter  493  of
the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S  167.  Restrictions on consecutive hours of work for nurses. 1. When
used in this section:
  a. "Health care employer"  shall  mean  any  individual,  partnership,
association,  corporation,  limited  liability  company or any person or
group of persons acting directly or indirectly on behalf of  or  in  the
interest  of  the employer, which provides health care services (i) in a
facility licensed or operated pursuant to article  twenty-eight  of  the
public health law, including any facility operated by the state, a poli-
tical  subdivision  or a public corporation as defined by section sixty-
six of the general construction law, or (ii) in a facility  operated  by
the state, a political subdivision or a public corporation as defined by
section  sixty-six of the general construction law, operated or licensed
pursuant to the mental hygiene law, the education law or the  correction
law.
  b.  "Nurse"  shall  mean a registered professional nurse or a licensed
practical nurse as defined by article one  hundred  thirty-nine  of  the
education law who provides direct patient care.
  c.  "NON-NURSING DIRECT-CARE STAFF" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE WHO IS NOT
A NURSE OR OTHER PERSON LICENSED, CERTIFIED OR  REGISTERED  UNDER  TITLE
EIGHT  OF  THE  EDUCATION LAW WHOSE PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITY IS TO CARRY
OUT DIRECT PATIENT CARE FOR ONE  OR  MORE  PATIENTS  OR  PROVIDE  DIRECT
ASSISTANCE IN THE DELIVERY OF PATIENT CARE.

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

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