assembly Bill A1047B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fair, non-biased compensation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.176
substituted for a1047b
Jun 17, 2019 substituted by s456b
Jun 04, 2019 amended on third reading 1047b
May 20, 2019 amended on third reading 1047a
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.176
Apr 09, 2019 reported
Mar 19, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 14, 2019 referred to governmental employees

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Apr 30, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S456
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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A1047 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S456
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §115, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9754
2017-2018: A2425, S8087

A1047 - Summary

Relates to fair, non-biased compensation; provides for remedies and enforcement where an employee believes he or she is being discriminated against in terms of compensation in violation of section 115 of the civil service law; makes related provisions.

A1047 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1047

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMOTAS, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, OTIS, ORTIZ,
  WALLACE -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
  Employees

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to a fair, non-biased
  compensation structure

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

  Section 1. Section 115 of the civil service law, as added  by  chapter
790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read as follows:
  § 115. Policy  of  the state. 1. In order to attract unusual merit and
ability to the service of the state of New York AND  ALL  ITS  POLITICAL
SUBDIVISIONS,  to  stimulate  higher  efficiency among the personnel, to
provide skilled leadership  in  administrative  departments,  to  reward
merit  and to insure to the people and the taxpayers of the state of New
York the highest return in services for the necessary costs  of  govern-
ment,  it  is  hereby declared to be the policy of the state [to provide
equal pay for equal work;] AND ALL ITS POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS  THEREOF,
CONSISTENT WITH THE FEDERAL EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1963 (29 U.S.C. § 206), THE
FEDERAL  CIVIL  RIGHTS ACT (42 U.S.C. § 2000E-2), ARTICLE FIFTEEN OF THE
EXECUTIVE LAW, AND SECTION FORTY-C OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, TO ENSURE  A
FAIR,  NON-BIASED COMPENSATION STRUCTURE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES IN WHICH SEX,
RACE, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IS NOT CONSIDERED EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY
IN DETERMINING THE PROPER COMPENSATION FOR A TITLE OR IN DETERMINING THE
PAY FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP OF EMPLOYEES,  AND  TO  PROVIDE  regular
increases  in  pay in proper proportion to increase of ability, increase
of output and increase of quality of work demonstrated in service.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "COMPENSATION"  SHALL
INCLUDE  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: ALL EARNINGS OF AN EMPLOYEE FOR LABOR OR
SERVICES RENDERED, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE AMOUNT OF EARNINGS IS  PAID
ON  AN  ANNUAL SALARY, HOURLY, BIWEEKLY OR PER DIEM BASIS; REIMBURSEMENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01407-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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A1047A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S456
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §115, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9754
2017-2018: A2425, S8087

A1047A - Summary

Relates to fair, non-biased compensation; provides for remedies and enforcement where an employee believes he or she is being discriminated against in terms of compensation in violation of section 115 of the civil service law; makes related provisions.

A1047A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1047--A
                                                        Cal. No. 176

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMOTAS, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, OTIS, ORTIZ,
  WALLACE, BRONSON, PERRY, CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Employees -- reported and referred to the  Commit-
  tee  on Codes -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on  the  order  of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to a fair, non-biased
  compensation structure

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

  Section 1. Section 115 of the civil service law, as added  by  chapter
790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read as follows:
  § 115. Policy  of  the state. 1. In order to attract unusual merit and
ability to the service of the state of New York AND  ALL  ITS  POLITICAL
SUBDIVISIONS,  to  stimulate  higher  efficiency among the personnel, to
provide skilled leadership  in  administrative  departments,  to  reward
merit  and to insure to the people and the taxpayers of the state of New
York the highest return in services for the necessary costs  of  govern-
ment,  it  is  hereby declared to be the policy of the state [to provide
equal pay for equal work;] AND ALL ITS POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS  THEREOF,
CONSISTENT WITH THE FEDERAL EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1963 (29 U.S.C. § 206), THE
FEDERAL  CIVIL  RIGHTS ACT (42 U.S.C. § 2000E-2), ARTICLE FIFTEEN OF THE
EXECUTIVE LAW, AND SECTION FORTY-C OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, TO ENSURE  A
FAIR,  NON-BIASED  COMPENSATION  STRUCTURE  FOR  ALL  EMPLOYEES IN WHICH
STATUS WITHIN A PROTECTED CLASS IS NOT  CONSIDERED  EITHER  DIRECTLY  OR
INDIRECTLY  IN  DETERMINING  THE  PROPER  COMPENSATION FOR A TITLE OR IN
DETERMINING THE PAY FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP  OF  EMPLOYEES,  AND  TO
PROVIDE  regular  increases  in  pay in proper proportion to increase of
ability, increase of output and increase of quality of work demonstrated
in service.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:

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

Co-Sponsors

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A1047B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S456
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §115, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9754
2017-2018: A2425, S8087

A1047B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fair, non-biased compensation; provides for remedies and enforcement where an employee believes he or she is being discriminated against in terms of compensation in violation of section 115 of the civil service law; makes related provisions.

A1047B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1047--B
                                                        Cal. No. 176

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMOTAS, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, OTIS, ORTIZ,
  WALLACE, BRONSON, PERRY, CRUZ, WRIGHT,  FERNANDEZ  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee on Governmental Employees -- reported and
  referred to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  reported  from  committee,
  advanced  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place on the order of third reading  --  again  amended  on  third
  reading,  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third
  reading

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to a fair, non-biased
  compensation structure

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

  Section  1.  Section 115 of the civil service law, as added by chapter
790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read as follows:
  § 115. Policy of the state. 1. In order to attract unusual  merit  and
ability  to  the  service of the state of New York AND ALL ITS POLITICAL
SUBDIVISIONS, to stimulate higher efficiency  among  the  personnel,  to
provide  skilled  leadership  in  administrative  departments, to reward
merit and to insure to the people and the taxpayers of the state of  New
York  the  highest return in services for the necessary costs of govern-
ment, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the  state  [to  provide
equal  pay  for equal work;] AND ALL ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS THEREOF,
CONSISTENT WITH THE FEDERAL EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1963 (29 U.S.C. § 206), THE
FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (42 U.S.C. § 2000E-2), ARTICLE FIFTEEN  OF  THE
EXECUTIVE  LAW, AND SECTION FORTY-C OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS LAW, TO ENSURE A
FAIR, NON-BIASED COMPENSATION  STRUCTURE  FOR  ALL  EMPLOYEES  IN  WHICH
STATUS  WITHIN  ONE OR MORE PROTECTED CLASS OR CLASSES IS NOT CONSIDERED
EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN DETERMINING THE PROPER COMPENSATION FOR
A TITLE OR IN DETERMINING THE PAY FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP OF EMPLOY-
EES, TO ENSURE THAT NO EMPLOYEE WITH STATUS WITHIN ONE OR MORE PROTECTED
CLASS OR CLASSES SHALL BE PAID A WAGE AT A RATE LESS THAN  THE  RATE  AT

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

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