senate Bill S4111

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires sanitation workers to receive certain training

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 08, 2013 referred to labor

Votes

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May 21, 2013 - Labor committee Vote

S4111
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: May 21, 2013

nay (1)

S4111 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1697
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23-C ยงยง832 & 833, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1697, S2831, A432
2009-2010: S5117B, S7688, A7437B

S4111 - Summary

Requires sanitation workers to receive certain training; requires the department of labor to establish certain regulations related thereto.

S4111 - Sponsor Memo

S4111 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4111

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 requiring sanitation work-
  ers to receive training

  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 23-C to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 23-C
                     TRAINING FOR SANITATION WORKERS
SECTION 832. DEFINITIONS.
        833. TRAINING FOR SANITATION WORKERS.
  S 832. DEFINITIONS. AS  USED  IN  THIS  ARTICLE,  UNLESS  THE  CONTEXT
REQUIRES OTHERWISE:
  1. "DEPARTMENT" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
  2. "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON EMPLOYED DIRECTLY BY OR THROUGH ANY STATE
MUNICIPAL OR PRIVATE ENTITY TO PROVIDE SOLID, HAZARDOUS OR MEDICAL WASTE
COLLECTION, RECYCLING OR DISPOSAL SERVICES.
  3.  "EMPLOYER"  MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, PERSON, CORPORATION, DEPARTMENT,
BOARD, BUREAU,  AGENCY, COMMISSION, DIVISION, OFFICE, COUNCIL OR COMMIT-
TEE OF A MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER BUSINESS ENTITY INCLUDING THE  STATE,  A
MUNICIPAL  CORPORATION,  OR  OTHER  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE,
WHICH EMPLOYS OR SEEKS TO EMPLOY AN EMPLOYEE TO PROVIDE SOLID, HAZARDOUS
OR MEDICAL WASTE COLLECTION, RECYCLING OR DISPOSAL SERVICES.
  S 833. TRAINING FOR SANITATION WORKERS. 1. THE EMPLOYERS OF SANITATION
WORKERS ARE  RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING ALL EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING  SUPERVI-
SORS, MANAGERS, CONTRACT LABORERS, PART-TIME AND SEASONAL EMPLOYEES, ARE
PROPERLY  TRAINED  FOR  THEIR ASSIGNED JOBS, TASKS, HAZARDS OR POTENTIAL
HAZARDS PRESENT AND USE OF RELATED EQUIPMENT. CONTRACTORS   WHO  MAY  BE
ENGAGED TO OPERATE OR MAINTAIN THE EMPLOYER'S EQUIPMENT SHALL BE ADVISED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03295-01-3

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