senate Bill S120

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York family leave act providing for leaves of absence for the birth or adoption of a child

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

S120 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2654
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §202-l, Lab L; add §159-d, Civ Serv L; amd §§3221 & 4305, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6896, A9476A

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

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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