senate Bill S5873A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to participation in a public group self-insurer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Mar 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2018 1st report cal.563
Feb 26, 2018 print number 5873a
Feb 26, 2018 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
May 04, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 6, 2018 - Local Government committee Vote

S5873A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2018

Co-Sponsors

S5873 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A697
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §119-o, Gen Muni L; amd §50, Work Comp L; amd §3443, Ins L; amd §30, Vol Ffs Ben L; amd §30, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7864, A10063
2019-2020: S4690, A1952

S5873 - Summary

Defines a public group self-insurer for the payment of compensation to employees of county self-insurance plans, boards of cooperative educational services and consortia by boards of cooperative educational services; makes related provisions.

S5873 - Sponsor Memo

S5873 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5873

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  the  workers'  compensation
  law,  the  insurance law, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, and
  the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation  to  partic-
  ipation in a public group self-insurer

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 119-o of the gener-
al municipal law, as amended by chapter 681 of  the  laws  of  1961,  is
amended to read as follows:
  b.  The  manner  of employing, engaging, compensating, transferring or
discharging necessary personnel, subject, however, to the provisions  of
the  civil  service  law  where  applicable;  the  making  of employer's
contributions for retirement, social security, health  insurance,  work-
men's compensation, VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKER
BENEFITS,  INCLUDING  PARTICIPATION  IN A PUBLIC GROUP SELF-INSURER, and
other similar benefits; the  approval  of  attendances  at  conventions,
conferences  and  schools  for  public  officials  and  the approval and
payment of travel and other expenses  incurred  in  the  performance  of
official  duties;  the bonding of designated officers and employees; the
filing of oaths of office and resignations consistent with general  laws
applicable  thereto;  provisions  that  for specific purposes designated
officers or employees of the joint service or a joint water,  sewage  or
drainage  project  shall  be  deemed  those of a specified participating
corporation or district; and provisions that  personnel  assigned  to  a
joint service or a joint water, sewage or drainage project shall possess
the same powers, duties, immunities and privileges they would ordinarily
possess  (1)  if  they performed their duties only in the corporation or
district by which they are employed or (2) if they were employed by  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00644-05-7

Co-Sponsors

S5873A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A697
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §119-o, Gen Muni L; amd §50, Work Comp L; amd §3443, Ins L; amd §30, Vol Ffs Ben L; amd §30, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7864, A10063
2019-2020: S4690, A1952

S5873A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines a public group self-insurer for the payment of compensation to employees of county self-insurance plans, boards of cooperative educational services and consortia by boards of cooperative educational services; makes related provisions.

S5873A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5873A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5873--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government 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 general municipal  law,  the  workers'  compensation
  law,  the  insurance law, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, and
  the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation  to  partic-
  ipation in a public group self-insurer

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 119-o of the gener-
al municipal law, as amended by chapter 681 of  the  laws  of  1961,  is
amended to read as follows:
  b.  The  manner  of employing, engaging, compensating, transferring or
discharging necessary personnel, subject, however, to the provisions  of
the  civil  service  law  where  applicable;  the  making  of employer's
contributions for retirement, social security, health  insurance,  work-
men's compensation, VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKER
BENEFITS,  INCLUDING  PARTICIPATION  IN A PUBLIC GROUP SELF-INSURER, and
other similar benefits; the  approval  of  attendances  at  conventions,
conferences  and  schools  for  public  officials  and  the approval and
payment of travel and other expenses  incurred  in  the  performance  of
official  duties;  the bonding of designated officers and employees; the
filing of oaths of office and resignations consistent with general  laws
applicable  thereto;  provisions  that  for specific purposes designated
officers or employees of the joint service or a joint water,  sewage  or
drainage  project  shall  be  deemed  those of a specified participating
corporation or district; and provisions that  personnel  assigned  to  a
joint service or a joint water, sewage or drainage project shall possess
the same powers, duties, immunities and privileges they would ordinarily

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

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