assembly Bill A10977A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding family leave eligibility to include participation in remote learning for certain employees who are the parents or guardians of certain children

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2020 print number 10977a
Oct 07, 2020 amend and recommit to labor
Sep 09, 2020 referred to labor

A10977 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8919
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§201, 203, 204, 205 & 206, Work Comp L

A10977 - Summary

Expands family leave eligibility to include participation in remote learning for certain employees who are the parents or guardians of certain children.

A10977 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10977
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             September 9, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Solages) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  expanding
   family  leave  eligibility to include participation in remote learning
   for certain employees who are the  parents  or  guardians  of  certain
   children

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   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) because of any quali-
 fying exigency as interpreted 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;  OR  (D)
 TO  PARTICIPATE  IN REMOTE LEARNING WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HAS A CHILD UNDER
 THE AGE OF TWELVE OR OVER THE AGE OF TWELVE  WHO  HAS  SPECIAL  LEARNING
 NEEDS OR HAS A MEDICAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY REQUIRING SERVICES OR
 ACCOMMODATIONS,  AND  THE SCHOOL SUCH CHILD ATTENDS IS PHYSICALLY CLOSED
 DURING A PANDEMIC OR DECLARED STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DEFINED  UNDER
 SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
   §  2.  Section  203  of  the  workers' compensation law, as amended by
 section 3 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   §  203.  1.  Employees eligible for benefits under section two hundred
 four of this article. Employees in employment of a covered employer  for
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A10977A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8919
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§201, 203, 204, 205 & 206, Work Comp L

A10977A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands family leave eligibility to include participation in remote learning for certain employees who are the parents or guardians of certain children.

A10977A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10977--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             September 9, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Solages) --
   read once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to expanding
   family leave eligibility to include participation in  remote  learning
   for  certain  employees  who  are  the parents or guardians of certain
   children
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   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) because of any  quali-
 fying exigency as interpreted 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; OR (D)
 TO PARTICIPATE IN REMOTE LEARNING WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HAS A  CHILD  UNDER
 THE  AGE  OF  TWELVE  OR OVER THE AGE OF TWELVE WHO HAS SPECIAL LEARNING
 NEEDS OR HAS A MEDICAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY REQUIRING SERVICES OR
 ACCOMMODATIONS, AND THE SCHOOL SUCH CHILD ATTENDS IS  PHYSICALLY  CLOSED
 DURING  A PANDEMIC OR DECLARED STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DEFINED UNDER
 SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW OR WHEN THE CHILD PARTICIPATES
 IN REMOTE LEARNING AS A RESULT OF A DECLARED STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY
 AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.