senate Bill S3679

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to payment of disability benefits

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Feb 11, 2013 referred to labor

S3679 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2699
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง25, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4176, A5923
2009-2010: A11711

S3679 - Summary

Relates to payment of disability benefits.

S3679 - Sponsor Memo

S3679 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3679

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to payment of
  disability benefits

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 25 of the work-
ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 635 of the laws of 1996, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) The compensation herein provided for shall  be  paid  periodically
and promptly in like manner as wages, and as it accrues, and directly to
the  person  entitled thereto without waiting for an award by the board,
including those cases previously established and  closed  by  the  board
upon  receipt  of  an  application  to reopen such case, except in those
cases in which the right to compensation is controverted by the  employ-
er.    ANY  INQUIRY  WHICH  REQUIRES THE EMPLOYEE'S RESPONSE IN ORDER TO
CONTINUE BENEFITS UNINTERRUPTED OR UNMODIFIED SHALL PROVIDE A REASONABLE
TIME PERIOD IN WHICH TO RESPOND AND INCLUDE A CLEAR AND PROMINENT STATE-
MENT OF THE DEADLINE FOR RESPONDING AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF  FAILING  TO
RESPOND.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03068-01-3

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