assembly Bill A10639A

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes paid family leave for bereavement

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 vetoed memo.372
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.283
substituted for a10639a
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by s8380a
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.283
rules report cal.283
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 13, 2018 print number 10639a
Jun 13, 2018 amend and recommit to ways and means
May 30, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 10, 2018 referred to labor

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A10639 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8380
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§201, 205 & 217, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6891, S4694

A10639 - Summary

Authorizes paid family leave for bereavement beginning in 2020.

A10639 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10639

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to paid fami-
  ly leave and bereavement

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers' compensation
law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
is amended to read as follows:
  15. "Family leave" shall mean any leave  taken  by  an  employee  from
work:    (a)  to  participate  in  providing care, including physical or
psychological care, for a family member of the employee  made  necessary
by a serious health condition of the family member INCLUDING BEREAVEMENT
UPON THE DEATH OF SUCH FAMILY MEMBER; or (b) to bond with the employee's
child  during  the  first  twelve months after the child's birth, or the
first twelve months after the placement of the  child  for  adoption  or
foster care with the employee; or (c) because of any qualifying exigency
as  interpreted  under  the  family  and medical leave act, 29 U.S.C.S §
2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact
that the spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the  employee  is
on  active  duty  (or has been notified of an impending call or order to
active duty) in the armed forces of the  United  States;  OR  (D)  LEAVE
TAKEN  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  BEREAVEMENT  DUE TO THE DEATH OF A FAMILY
MEMBER.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section  204  of  the  workers'
compensation  law, as added by section 5 of part SS of chapter 54 of the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) The weekly benefit for family leave that occurs (i)  on  or  after
January first, two thousand eighteen shall not exceed eight weeks during
any  fifty-two  week  calendar  period and shall be fifty percent of the
employee's average weekly wage but shall not exceed fifty percent of the
state average weekly wage, (ii) on or after January first, two  thousand
nineteen  shall  not exceed ten weeks during any fifty-two week calendar
period and shall be fifty-five percent of the employee's average  weekly

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A10639A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8380
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§201, 205 & 217, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6891, S4694

A10639A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes paid family leave for bereavement beginning in 2020.

A10639A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10639--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE, D'URSO, DE LA ROSA, HEVESI, MAGNARELLI,
  COLTON, GOTTFRIED, BARRON, ABBATE, GALEF, JAFFEE, L. ROSENTHAL, ROZIC,
  BRONSON, M. L. MILLER -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,
  GIGLIO,  SIMON,  THIELE  -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Labor -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to paid fami-
  ly leave and bereavement

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers' compensation
law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
is amended to read as follows:
  15. "Family leave" shall mean any leave  taken  by  an  employee  from
work:    (a)  to  participate  in  providing care, including physical or
psychological care, for a family member of the employee  made  necessary
by a serious health condition of the family member INCLUDING BEREAVEMENT
UPON THE DEATH OF SUCH FAMILY MEMBER; or (b) to bond with the employee's
child  during  the  first  twelve months after the child's birth, or the
first twelve months after the placement of the  child  for  adoption  or
foster care with the employee; or (c) because of any qualifying exigency
as  interpreted  under  the  family  and medical leave act, 29 U.S.C.S §
2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact
that the spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the  employee  is
on  active  duty  (or has been notified of an impending call or order to
active duty) in the armed forces of the  United  States;  OR  (D)  LEAVE
TAKEN  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  BEREAVEMENT  DUE TO THE DEATH OF A FAMILY
MEMBER.
  § 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section  205  of  the  workers'
compensation  law, as added by section 6 of part SS of chapter 54 of the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (b) For any period of family leave  wherein  the  notice  and  medical
certification,  OR DEATH CERTIFICATE, as prescribed by the chair has not

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets