|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 29, 2017||enacting clause stricken|
|Mar 09, 2017||referred to labor|
assembly Bill A6602
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
John T. McDonald III
A6602 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Workers' Compensation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §15, Work Comp L
A6602 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the schedule of compensation in case of disability; provides that any difference in compensation rate paid during a period of temporary disability and the rate of payment after classification of permanent disability shall be paid by the employer or credited to the employer in weekly installments during the continuance of payments for such permanent partial disability.
A6602 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6602 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 9, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Labor AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the sched- ule of compensation in case of disability THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph w of subdivision 3 of section 15 of the workers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 6 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: w. Other cases. In all other cases of permanent partial disability, the compensation shall be sixty-six and two-thirds percent of the difference between the injured employee's average weekly wages and his or her wage-earning capacity thereafter in the same employment or other- wise. Compensation under this paragraph shall be payable during the continuance of such permanent partial disability, but subject to recon- sideration of the degree of such impairment by the board on its own motion or upon application of any party in interest however, all compen- sation payable under this paragraph shall not exceed (i) five hundred twenty-five weeks, BEGINNING AT THE DATE OF INJURY, in cases in which the loss of wage-earning capacity is greater than ninety-five percent; (ii) five hundred weeks, BEGINNING AT THE DATE OF INJURY, in cases in which the loss of wage-earning capacity is greater than ninety percent but not more than ninety-five percent; (iii) four hundred seventy-five weeks, BEGINNING AT THE DATE OF INJURY, in cases in which the loss of wage-earning capacity is greater than eighty-five percent but not more than ninety percent; (iv) four hundred fifty weeks, BEGINNING AT THE DATE OF INJURY, in cases in which the loss of wage-earning capacity is greater than eighty percent but not more than eighty-five percent; (v) four hundred twenty-five weeks, BEGINNING AT THE DATE OF INJURY, in cases in which the loss of wage-earning capacity is greater than seven- ty-five percent but not more than eighty percent; (vi) four hundred EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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