senate Bill S8640

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Save our Jobs act of 2018"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2018 print number 8640a
May 22, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
May 10, 2018 referred to finance

S8640 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1702

S8640 - Summary

Establishes the "Save our Jobs Act of 2018", and a commission established by the labor department to examine the impact of autonomous tractor trailer technology on the jobs of truck drivers and diesel mechanics.

S8640 - Sponsor Memo

S8640 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8640

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  establishing  a  commission to examine the impact of autonomous
  tractor trailer technology on the jobs of  truck  drivers  and  diesel
  mechanics;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
  ration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Save our Jobs act of 2018".
  § 2. 1. Establishment. A commission is hereby established to be  known
as  "tractor trailer operator and diesel mechanic retraining and employ-
ment commission". This commission shall review the impact of the prolif-
eration of autonomous tractor trailers on current tractor trailer opera-
tors and the proliferation  of  alternative  fuel  tractor  trailers  on
diesel mechanic labor force.
  2.  Membership.  Such commission shall consist of fifteen individuals,
which shall be appointed as follows:
  a. seven members shall be appointed by the governor;
  b. three members shall be appointed by the senate majority leader;
  c. one member shall be appointed by the senate minority leader;
  d. three members shall be appointed by the speaker  of  the  assembly;
and
  e. one member shall be appointed by the assembly minority leader.
  3.  Reports.  a.  The  commission  must report to the governor and the
legislature their findings on how autonomous tractor  trailer  technolo-
gies  will  impact  the  current  workforce  of truck drivers and diesel
mechanics no later than February 15, 2019. This  report  shall  include,
but shall not be limited to, calculations of:
  i.  the loss of income to tractor trailer operators and diesel mechan-
ics;
  ii. the impact  of  such  losses  to  linked  companies  that  provide
services  and  equipment to tractor trailer operators and diesel mechan-
ics;

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

S8640A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1702

S8640A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Save our Jobs Act of 2018", and a commission established by the labor department to examine the impact of autonomous tractor trailer technology on the jobs of truck drivers and diesel mechanics.

S8640A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8640A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8640--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT establishing a commission to examine  the  impact  of  autonomous
  tractor  trailer  technology  on  the jobs of truck drivers and diesel
  mechanics; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expi-
  ration thereof

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Save our Jobs act of 2018".
  §  2. 1. Establishment. The labor department shall establish a commis-
sion to be known as the "tractor trailer operator  and  diesel  mechanic
retraining  and employment commission". Such commission shall review the
impact of the proliferation of autonomous tractor  trailers  on  current
tractor  trailer  operators  and  the  proliferation of alternative fuel
tractor trailers on diesel mechanic labor force.
  2. Membership. Such commission shall consist of  fifteen  individuals,
which shall be appointed as follows:
  a. seven members shall be appointed by the governor;
  b. three members shall be appointed by the senate majority leader;
  c. one member shall be appointed by the senate minority leader;
  d.  three  members  shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
and
  e. one member shall be appointed by the assembly minority leader.
  3. Reports. a. The commission must report  to  the  governor  and  the
legislature  their  findings on how autonomous tractor trailer technolo-
gies will impact the current  workforce  of  truck  drivers  and  diesel
mechanics  no  later  than February 15, 2019. This report shall include,
but shall not be limited to, calculations of:
  i. the loss of income to tractor trailer operators and diesel  mechan-
ics;

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

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