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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Apr 03, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S4467
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S4467 - Details
S4467 - Summary
Enacts the "occupational safety and health funding act"; relates to the dedicated occupational safety and health training and education and occupational health clinic programs fund.
S4467 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4467 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, in relation to enacting the "occupational safety and health funding act" SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1 - names the "Occupational Safety and Health Funding Act". § 2 - amends Section 97-c of the State Finance Law by adding language in subsections 1, 2, 3 and 4 that requires dedicated funding for the occupational safety and health training and education and occupational health clinic programs fund. It also adds language to subsection 5 that indexes future increases to the funding to increases in the maximum rate for workers' compensation benefits pursuant to Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 15 of the workers' compensation law. § 3 - calls for an immediate effective date JUSTIFICATION: Occupational clinics provide much needed health care to workers and occupational safety and health training and education, provides necessary services to reduce the number of injured workers. These programs have long been subject to budget cuts that create uncertainty and jeopardize the effectiveness in reducing injuries and care for injured workers. This bill would safeguard these programs from future funding cuts and would capture the increased assessment
S4467 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4467 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 3, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to enacting the "occupational safety and health funding act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "occupa- tional safety and health funding act". S 2. Section 97-c of the state finance law, as added by chapter 886 of the laws of 1985, subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: S 97-c. [Training and education program on occupational safety and health fund] DEDICATED OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING AND EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CLINIC PROGRAMS FUND. 1. There is hereby established in the custody of the state comptroller the [training and education program on occupational safety and health fund] DEDICATED OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING AND EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CLINIC PROGRAMS FUND. 2. Such fund shall consist of moneys collected from special compen- sation assessments collected pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred fifty-one of the workers' compensation law FOR THE TRAINING PROGRAM ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH AND THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CLINIC NETWORK. 3. Moneys of the fund shall be available to the New York state occupa- tional safety and health hazard abatement board for purposes of carrying out the provisions of article twenty-nine of the labor law and to the department of labor for worker protection activities under its jurisdic- tion, AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR SERVICES RELATED TO THE OCCU- PATIONAL HEALTH CLINIC NETWORK. 4. The moneys shall be paid out of the fund on the audit and warrant of the comptroller on vouchers certified or approved by the chairperson EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01077-02-3
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