senate Bill S8929

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to extending workers' compensation coverage to certain TNC drivers

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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
Jul 10, 2018 signed chap.119
Jun 28, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.77
substituted for a10970
Jun 13, 2018 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1740
Jun 06, 2018 referred to rules

S8929 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10970
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160-cc, Exec L; amd Part AAA §26, Chap 59 of 2017

S8929 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to extending workers' compensation coverage to certain TNC drivers including a TNC driver that is logged onto a TNC digital network and is not engaged in a TNC prearranged trip but is engaged in an activity reasonably related to driving as a TNC driver.

S8929 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8929 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8929

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  extending  workers'
  compensation coverage to certain TNC drivers; and to amend part AAA of
  chapter  59  of the laws of 2017, amending the vehicle and traffic law
  and other laws relating to the regulation  of  transportation  network
  company services and establishing the New York State TNC Accessibility
  Task  Force  and  the  New  York  state transportation network company
  review board, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 1 of section 160-cc of the
executive law, as added by section 11 of part AAA of chapter 59  of  the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  For  the  purposes of the administration of this article, a black
car operator shall include a TNC  driver  that  is  logged  onto  a  TNC
digital  network  and  is  not  engaged in a TNC prearranged trip but is
engaged in an activity reasonably related to driving  as  a  TNC  driver
taking  into consideration the time, place and manner of such activity[,
however, that this paragraph shall only apply to a TNC driver  permitted
pursuant  to  article forty-four-B of the vehicle and traffic law within
twelve months of the effective date of this paragraph].
  § 2. Section 26 of part AAA of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017 amending
the vehicle and traffic law and other laws relating to the regulation of
transportation network company services and establishing  the  New  York
State TNC Accessibility Task Force and the New York state transportation
network  company  review  board, as amended by chapter 34 of the laws of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  § 26. This act shall take effect on the eightieth day after  it  shall
have  become  a  law;  provided  that the amendments to subdivision 1 of
section 171-a of the tax law made by section fifteen of this  act  shall
not  affect  the  expiration of such subdivision and shall expire there-
with, when upon such date the provisions of section sixteen of this  act
shall  take effect[; provided however that coverage provided pursuant to

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

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