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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S120
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S120 - Details
S120 - Summary
Establishes the New York family leave act providing for leaves of absence for the birth or adoption of a child.
S120 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S120 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, the civil service law and the insurance law, in relation to establishing the New York family leave act PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the labor law, the civil service law and the insurance law in relation to providing for an additional 12 week leave of absence for the birth or adoption of a child without payor benefits, but with job protection and maintenance of insurance coverage through self-paid premiums. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The Act will amend the labor law by adding section 202-1 and the civil service law by adding section 159-d to provide that 12 week job and benefit protected leave guaranteed under the Federal Family Medical Leave Act. The act will further provide an additional 12 weeks of job protected leave, although the additional leave will not include payor benefits. Finally, the act amends the insurance law to guarantee maintenance of health care benefits through self-paid premiums. JUSTIFICATION: Working families should be able to provide their children with the
S120 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 120 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, the civil service law and the insurance law, in relation to establishing the New York family leave act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York family leave act". S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 202-l to read as follows: S 202-L. LEAVE OF ABSENCE UPON THE BIRTH OR ADOPTION OF A CHILD GRANT- ED TO EMPLOYEES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "COMMENCEMENT OF THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP" SHALL MEAN: (I) WHEN THE ADOPTION OCCURS UNDER SPONSORSHIP OF AN AUTHORIZED AGEN- CY, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, THE DATE THE CHILD IS PLACED BY THE AUTHOR- IZED AGENCY IN THE HOME OF THE ADOPTIVE PARENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. (II) WHEN THE ADOPTION OCCURS WITHOUT THE SPONSORSHIP OF AN AUTHORIZED AGENCY, THE DATE A PETITION FOR THE ADOPTION OF A CHILD RESIDING WITH THE ADOPTIVE PARENTS IS FILED IN A COURT. (B) "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS SERVICES FOR HIRE FOR AN EMPLOYER, FOR AN AVERAGE OF TWENTY OR MORE HOURS PER WEEK, AND INCLUDES ALL INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED AT ANY SITE OWNED OR OPERATED BY AN EMPLOYER BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. (C) "EMPLOYER" MEANS A PERSON OR ENTITY THAT EMPLOYS FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES AT AT LEAST ONE SITE AND INCLUDES AN INDIVIDUAL, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, GROUP OF PERSONS, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00316-01-3
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