senate Bill S4090

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the continuation of death benefits to a surviving spouse regardless of remarriage

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2013 referred to ways and means
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1570
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 08, 2013 referred to labor

Votes

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Apr 28, 2014 - Labor committee Vote

S4090
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4090
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 3, 2013 - Labor committee Vote

S4090
10
3
committee
10
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4090 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6559
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง16, Work Comp L

S4090 - Summary

Relates to the continuation of death benefits to a surviving spouse regardless of remarriage.

S4090 - Sponsor Memo

S4090 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4090

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 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  the
  continuation  of  death  benefits  to a surviving spouse regardless of
  remarriage

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1-b, 1-c, 1-d, 2, 2-a and 2-b of section 16 of
the workers' compensation law, subdivisions 1-b, 1-c and 2 as amended by
chapter  168  of the laws of 1979, subdivision 2-a as amended by chapter
174 of the laws of 1981 and subdivisions 1-d and 2-b as added by chapter
689 of the laws of 2007, are amended to read as follows:
  1-b. If there be a surviving spouse and no child of the deceased under
the age of eighteen years and no child of any  age  dependent  blind  or
physically  disabled, and the death occurs on or after July first, nine-
teen hundred forty-eight, and prior to January first,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-eight,  to  such spouse forty per centum of the average wages of
the deceased during widowhood or widowerhood [with  two  years'  compen-
sation  in one sum, upon remarriage]; and where the death occurred prior
to July first, nineteen hundred forty-eight, to such wife (or  dependent
husband)  thirty per centum of such wages during widowhood (or dependent
widowerhood) [with two years' compensation in one sum, upon remarriage].
  1-c. If there be a surviving spouse and no child of the deceased under
the age of eighteen years or under the  age  of  twenty-three  years  if
enrolled  and  attending  as a full time student in an accredited educa-
tional institution and such  enrollment  and  full  time  attendance  is
certified by such institution and no child of any age dependent blind or
physically  disabled,  and  the  death occurs on or after January first,
nineteen hundred seventy-eight, to such spouse sixty-six and  two-thirds
per  centum  of  the  average  wages of the deceased during widowhood or
widowerhood [with two years' compensation, in one sum, upon remarriage].

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05484-01-3

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