senate Bill S7296

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A8929 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 01, 2018 signed chap.49
May 22, 2018 delivered to governor
Feb 28, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.24
substituted for s7296
Feb 28, 2018 substituted by a8929
Jan 08, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.24
Jan 05, 2018 referred to rules

S7296 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8929
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง7, Civ Serv L (as proposed in S. 5811-A and A. 7634-A)

S7296 - Summary

Relates to requiring the president of the civil service commission, with the assistance of information technology services as needed, to prepare and deliver a triennial report relating to current programs within each state agency that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible work hours beginning September two thousand eighteen.

S7296 - Sponsor Memo

S7296 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7296

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  president  of  the  civil  service commission to prepare and deliver a
  triennial 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.  Subdivision  7  of section 7 of the civil service law, as
added by a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the civil service  law,
relating  to  requiring the president of the civil service commission to
prepare and deliver a biennial report relating to current programs with-
in each state agency that allow for alternative work schedules or flexi-
ble work hours, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5811A and A.
7634A, is amended to read as follows:
  7. The president, [in coordination] with the ASSISTANCE OF THE  office
of information technology services AS NEEDED, shall prepare a [biennial]
report on or before the first day of [September beginning] September two
thousand  eighteen  AND EVERY THREE YEARS THEREAFTER to be issued to THE
GOVERNOR, 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 agen-
cies that allow for alternative work schedules or flexible  work  hours,
the positive and negative experiences for agencies in utilizing alterna-
tive  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] ALTERING SCHEDULE
options  available  to employees. The president shall compile input from
agencies SELECTED 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 employ-
ees  represented  by  a  bargaining  unit  unless and until such plan is
implemented through a collective bargaining  agreement.]  The  president

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

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