senate Bill S3467A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a leave of absence for veterans on Veterans Day

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Feb 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2016 1st report cal.61
Jan 15, 2016 print number 3467a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 06, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2015 1st report cal.504
Feb 10, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 25, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3467A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2016

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May 4, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3467
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S3467 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6324
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §202-n, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S678, A4423
2019-2020: S264, A8804

S3467 - Summary

Establishes a leave of absence for veterans on Veterans Day, November 11th.

S3467 - Sponsor Memo

S3467 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3467

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing  a  leave  of
  absence for veterans

  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 section  202-m  to
read as follows:
  S 202-M. LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR VETERANS. 1.  ANY PERSON MAY REQUEST AND
SHALL BE GRANTED A LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM HIS OR HER EMPLOYER ON VETERANS
DAY, NOVEMBER ELEVENTH, IF SUCH PERSON QUALIFIES AS A VETERAN UNDER THIS
SECTION  UNLESS  THE EMPLOYER DETERMINES THAT THE PERSON'S ABSENCE WOULD
IMPOSE AN UNDUE HARDSHIP ON THE CONDUCT OF THE  EMPLOYER'S  BUSINESS  AS
DEFINED BY PARAGRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-
TY-SIX OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  2.  SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY ONLY WHEN THE EMPLOYER
HAS PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION IDENTIFYING THE PERSON  AS
A  VETERAN ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER FIFTEENTH OF THE SAME YEAR SUCH LEAVE IS
BEING REQUESTED.
  3. THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE AUTHORIZED LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL EITHER BE UNPAID EXCUSED LEAVE FOR PERSONS WHO
ARE SUBJECT TO THE OVERTIME PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, THE FEDERAL FAIR
LABOR STANDARDS ACT  AND  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  THEREUNDER,  OR  MAY
OTHERWISE  BE  CHARGED  AGAINST  ANY OTHER LEAVE TO WHICH SUCH PERSON IS
ENTITLED, AS DETERMINED BY THE PERSON.
  4. NOTHING SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  CONSTRUED  TO  IMPEDE,
INFRINGE  OR  DIMINISH THE RIGHTS AND BENEFITS WHICH ACCRUE TO EMPLOYEES
THROUGH BONA FIDE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS, OR OTHERWISE  DIMIN-
ISH THE INTEGRITY OF THE EXISTING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RELATIONSHIP.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09039-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3467A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6324
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §202-n, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S678, A4423
2019-2020: S264, A8804

S3467A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a leave of absence for veterans on Veterans Day, November 11th.

S3467A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3467A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3467--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ORTT, FUNKE, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Veterans,
  Homeland Security and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the labor law, in relation to establishing a leave of
  absence for veterans

  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 section 202-n to
read as follows:
  S 202-N. LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR VETERANS. 1.  ANY PERSON MAY REQUEST AND
SHALL BE GRANTED A LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM HIS OR HER EMPLOYER ON VETERANS
DAY, NOVEMBER ELEVENTH, IF SUCH PERSON QUALIFIES AS A VETERAN UNDER THIS
SECTION UNLESS THE EMPLOYER DETERMINES THAT THE PERSON'S  ABSENCE  WOULD
IMPOSE  AN  UNDUE  HARDSHIP ON THE CONDUCT OF THE EMPLOYER'S BUSINESS AS
DEFINED BY PARAGRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-
TY-SIX OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  2. SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY ONLY WHEN THE  EMPLOYER
HAS  PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION IDENTIFYING THE PERSON AS
A VETERAN ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER FIFTEENTH OF THE SAME YEAR SUCH LEAVE  IS
BEING REQUESTED.
  3. THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE AUTHORIZED LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL EITHER BE UNPAID EXCUSED LEAVE FOR PERSONS WHO
ARE SUBJECT TO THE OVERTIME PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, THE FEDERAL FAIR
LABOR  STANDARDS  ACT  AND  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  THEREUNDER, OR MAY
OTHERWISE BE CHARGED AGAINST ANY OTHER LEAVE TO  WHICH  SUCH  PERSON  IS
ENTITLED, AS DETERMINED BY THE PERSON.
  4.  NOTHING  SET  FORTH  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO IMPEDE,
INFRINGE OR DIMINISH THE RIGHTS AND BENEFITS WHICH ACCRUE  TO  EMPLOYEES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09039-02-6

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