senate Bill S3466

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts CJ's Law--oil and gas drilling workplace safety act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Apr 22, 2013 reported and committed to energy and telecommunications
Feb 04, 2013 referred to labor

Votes

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Apr 22, 2013 - Labor committee Vote

S3466
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

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S3466 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6220
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 32 §§925 - 929, Lab L

S3466 - Summary

Enacts CJ's Law--oil and gas drilling workplace safety act; requires the enactment of rules and regulations for enhanced work place safety and employee training for all oil and gas drilling operations in the state; provides that new permit holders should utilize union laborers or laborers with specific training; provides that employers shall report workplace accidents and the commissioner of the department of labor must publish a quarterly report on workplace accidents.

S3466 - Sponsor Memo

S3466 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3466

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 enacting CJ's Law--oil and
  gas drilling workplace safety act

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 32 to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 32
                  OIL AND GAS DRILLING WORKPLACE SAFETY
SECTION 925. SHORT TITLE.
        926. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        927. APPLICABILITY OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.
        928. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS.
        929. REPORTS OF INJURIES.
  S  925.  SHORT  TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
"CJ'S LAW--OIL AND GAS DRILLING WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT".
  S 926. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH
THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION,  SHALL ISSUE RULES AND
REGULATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR ENHANCED WORKPLACE  SAFETY  REQUIREMENTS  AND
EMPLOYEE  TRAINING  REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL OIL AND GAS DRILLING OPERATIONS
IN THE STATE. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE
LIMITED TO, REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO EXPOSURE TO CHEMICALS,  WORK  HOURS
FOR  BOTH  DRILLING SITE EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYEES INVOLVED IN TRANSPORTA-
TION, INCLUDING TRUCK DRIVERS WORKING ON AND OFF  THE  DRILL  RIG  SITE,
SAFETY  OF  MACHINERY,  PROPER  CARE  AND  TREATMENT OF CLOTHING WORN ON
DRILLING SITES, USE  OF  PROPER  MASKS  TO  PROTECT  WORKER  RESPIRATORY
HEALTH, USE OF PROPER LIGHTING, SAFETY OF LIVING CONDITIONS FOR WORKERS,
SAFETY  OF  SITE LOCATION, INCLUDING STABILITY OF GROUND SURFACES NECES-
SARY TO SUPPORT ALL EQUIPMENT USED AT DRILLING SITES, AND REQUIRED DURA-
TION OF TRAINING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08063-01-3

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