assembly Bill A10244

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for paid family leave following the stillbirth of a child

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Apr 08, 2020 referred to labor

A10244 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:

A10244 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for paid family leave following the stillbirth of a child.

A10244 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 8, 2020

Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  providing
  for paid family leave following the stillbirth of a child


  Section 1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers'  compensation
law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
is amended to read as follows:
  15.  "Family  leave"  shall  mean  any leave taken by an employee from
work:   (a) to participate in  providing  care,  including  physical  or
psychological  care,  for a family member of the employee made necessary
by a serious health condition of the family member; or (b) to bond  with
the  employee's  child  during the first twelve months after the child's
birth, or the first twelve months after the placement of the  child  for
adoption or foster care with the employee; [or] (c) TO MOURN THE LOSS OF
A  STILLBORN  CHILD; OR (D) because of any qualifying exigency as inter-
preted  under  the  family  and  medical  leave  act,   29   U.S.C.S   §
2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact
that  the  spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the employee is
on active duty (or has been notified of an impending call  or  order  to
active duty) in the armed forces of the United States.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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