assembly Bill A7718

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of employer and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
May 26, 2015 referred to labor

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A7718 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง27-b, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7765
2017-2018: A3809
2019-2020: A2242
2021-2022: A5889

A7718 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of employer and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence.

A7718 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7718

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JOYNER, COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE,
  LINARES, MILLER,  PERRY,  ORTIZ,  TITONE,  WALKER  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the definition of employer
  and  the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to
  prevent workplace violence

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 27-b of the labor
law, as amended by chapter 504 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  a. "Employer" means: (1) the state; (2) a political subdivision of the
state,  provided,  however  that  this  subdivision  shall  not mean any
employer as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one-a of the  educa-
tion  law;  (3) a public authority, a public benefit corporation, or any
other governmental agency  or  instrumentality  thereof;  [and]  (4)  an
authorized  agency  as  defined  in  paragraph (a) of subdivision ten of
section three hundred  seventy-one  of  the  social  services  law  that
accepts children adjudicated delinquent under article three of the fami-
ly  court act; AND (5) A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, AS DEFINED IN PARA-
GRAPH (A) OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO OF THE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATION
LAW, WHO RECEIVED AT LEAST FIFTY PERCENT OF THEIR BUDGET THROUGH GOVERN-
MENT SOURCES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08183-01-5