senate Bill S5811

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the president of the civil service commission to prepare a biennial report relating to current programs within state agencies that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 approval memo.28
signed chap.439
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.562
substituted for a7634a
referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 amended on third reading (t) 5811a
May 10, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2017 1st report cal.773
May 02, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 8, 2017 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5811
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 8, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

S5811 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7634
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7, Civ Serv L

S5811 - Summary

Requires the president of the civil service commission to prepare and deliver a biennial report relating to current programs within each state agency that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours.

S5811 - Sponsor Memo

S5811 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5811

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  president  of  the  civil service commission to prepare and deliver an
  annual report relating to current programs within  each  state  agency
  that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours

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

  Section 1. Section 7 of the civil service law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. THE PRESIDENT, IN COORDINATION WITH THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECH-
NOLOGY  SERVICES,  SHALL PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST
DAY OF EACH SEPTEMBER NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON WHICH THIS SUBDIVISION
SHALL HAVE TAKEN EFFECT TO BE ISSUED TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  ASSEMBLY,
AND  THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL DETAIL CURRENT
PROGRAMS WITHIN EACH STATE AGENCY THAT ALLOW FOR ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHED-
ULES  OR  FLEXIBLE  WORK  HOURS,   THE   NUMBER   OF   INSTANCES   WHERE
INDIVIDUAL-SPECIFIC  FLEXIBLE  WORK SCHEDULES ARE APPROVED, THE POSITIVE
AND NEGATIVE ASPECTS FOR EACH AGENCY EXPERIENCE IN UTILIZING ALTERNATIVE
WORK SCHEDULES OR  FLEXIBLE  WORK  HOURS,  WHETHER  LEGAL  OR  PRACTICAL
REASONS  AFFECT  THE  AGENCY'S  ABILITY TO OFFER SUCH SCHEDULES, AND ANY
FUTURE PLANS THE AGENCY MAY HAVE FOR EXPANDING  OR  CONTRACTING  OPTIONS
AVAILABLE  TO  EMPLOYEES.    THE PRESIDENT SHALL COMPILE INPUT FROM EACH
AGENCY PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, AND EACH AGENCY SHALL  PROVIDE  ALL
AVAILABLE  INFORMATION  UPON REQUEST TO THE PRESIDENT.  HOWEVER, NO PLAN
REGARDING ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES OR FLEXIBLE  WORK  HOURS  SHALL  BE
IMPLEMENTED  AND CANNOT BE ENFORCED WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEES REPRESENTED
BY A BARGAINING UNIT UNLESS AND UNTIL SUCH PLAN IS IMPLEMENTED THROUGH A
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT. THE PRESIDENT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE ANALY-
SIS ON BROAD TRENDS RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES  OR  FLEXIBLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11333-01-7

S5811A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7634
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7, Civ Serv L

S5811A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the president of the civil service commission to prepare and deliver a biennial report relating to current programs within each state agency that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours.

S5811A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5811A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5811--A
    Cal. No. 773

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  civil service law, in relation to requiring the
  president of the civil service commission to  prepare  and  deliver  a
  bienniel  report relating to current programs within each state agency
  that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours

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

  Section  1.  Section 7 of the civil service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. THE PRESIDENT, IN COORDINATION WITH THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECH-
NOLOGY SERVICES, SHALL PREPARE A BIENNIAL REPORT ON OR BEFORE THE  FIRST
DAY  OF SEPTEMBER BEGINNING SEPTEMBER TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN TO BE ISSUED
TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF  THE  SENATE,
THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY, AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL DETAIL CURRENT PROGRAMS WITHIN STATE  AGENCIES
THAT  ALLOW  FOR  ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES OR FLEXIBLE WORK HOURS, THE
POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES FOR AGENCIES IN UTILIZING  ALTERNATIVE
WORK  SCHEDULES  OR  FLEXIBLE  WORK  HOURS,  WHETHER  LEGAL OR PRACTICAL
REASONS AFFECT THE ABILITY TO OFFER SUCH  SCHEDULES,  AND  ANY  EXISTING
PLANS  AGENCIES  MAY HAVE FOR EXPANDING OR CONTRACTING OPTIONS AVAILABLE
TO EMPLOYEES.  THE PRESIDENT SHALL COMPILE INPUT FROM AGENCIES  PURSUANT
TO  THIS SUBDIVISION, AND EACH AGENCY SHALL PROVIDE ALL AVAILABLE INFOR-
MATION UPON REQUEST TO THE PRESIDENT.  HOWEVER, NO PLAN REGARDING ALTER-
NATIVE WORK SCHEDULES OR FLEXIBLE WORK HOURS SHALL  BE  IMPLEMENTED  AND
CANNOT  BE ENFORCED WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEES REPRESENTED BY A BARGAINING
UNIT UNLESS AND UNTIL SUCH PLAN  IS  IMPLEMENTED  THROUGH  A  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING  AGREEMENT.  THE  PRESIDENT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE AN ANALYSIS ON

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

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