senate Bill S6874

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting employers from microchipping employees

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to labor
Sep 18, 2017 referred to rules

S6874 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L

S6874 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting employers from microchipping employees as a condition of securing or continuing employment.

S6874 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6874 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6874

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibiting employers from
  requiring an employee to be implanted with a microchip

  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 201-g to
read as follows:
  § 201-G. MICROCHIPPING OF EMPLOYEES PROHIBITED. 1. IT SHALL BE  UNLAW-
FUL  FOR  ANY EMPLOYER TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO BE IMPLANTED WITH PERSONAL
IDENTIFICATION MICROCHIP  TECHNOLOGY  AS  A  CONDITION  OF  SECURING  OR
CONTINUING EMPLOYMENT.
  2.  THE TERM "PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY" AS USED IN
THIS SECTION SHALL MEAN A SUBCUTANEOUS OR SURGICALLY IMPLANTED MICROCHIP
TECHNOLOGY DEVICE OR PRODUCT THAT CONTAINS OR IS DESIGNED TO  CONTAIN  A
UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT CAN BE NONIN-
VASIVELY RETRIEVED OR TRANSMITTED WITH AN EXTERNAL SCANNING DEVICE.
  3. ANY EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS A
MISDEMEANOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13356-01-7

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