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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S385
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S385 - Details
S385 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S385 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the workers' compensation law, in relation to workers' compensation benefits secured by the New York black car operators' injury compensation fund, inc. PURPOSE: To clarify existing law that workers' compensation benefits secured by the New York Black Car Operators' Injury Compensation Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") pursuant to Executive Law Article 6-F is designed to only cover black operators whose injuries arose out of and in the course of providing covered services while on a dispatch from a central dispatch facility. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends Section 160-cc (4) of the Executive Law. Clarifies that the definition of covered services means a black car operator while on a dispatch from a central dispatch facility. Section 2. Amends Section 160-cc (6) (7) (8) of the Executive Law; renumbers such subdivisions to (7) (8) and (9); adds a new subdivision (6). Defines the term "dispatch" to mean a black car operator who is in the course of picking up, transporting or
S385 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 385 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law and the workers' compensation law, in relation to workers' compensation benefits secured by the New York black car operators' injury compensation fund, inc. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 160-cc of the executive law, as added by chapter 49 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 4. "Covered services" means ONLY A BLACK CAR OPERATOR WHO IS IN THE COURSE OF A DISPATCH, with respect to dispatches from or by a central dispatch facility located in the state, all dispatches from such central dispatch facility regardless of where the pick-up or discharge occurs, and, with respect to dispatches from or by a central dispatch facility located outside the state, all dispatches involving a pick-up in the state, regardless of where the discharge occurs. S 2. Subdivisions 6, 7, 8 and 9 of section 160-cc of the executive law are renumbered subdivisions 7, 8, 9 and 10 and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows: 6. "DISPATCH" OR "DISPATCHES" SHALL MEAN A BLACK CAR OPERATOR WHO IS IN THE COURSE OF PICKING UP, TRANSPORTING OR DISCHARGING A PASSENGER OR PACKAGE OR OTHER ITEM AT THE EXPRESS DIRECTION OF A CENTRAL DISPATCH FACILITY OR SUCH OTHER MEANING AS ESTABLISHED BY REGULATION PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FUND AND ADOPTED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-NN OF THIS ARTICLE. S 3. The second undesignated paragraph of subdivision 3 of section 2 of the workers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 392 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, and for purposes of this chapter only, the employer of a black car operator PROVIDING EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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