assembly Bill A7384A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides protection to employees and former employees from retaliatory actions by employers for the reporting of illegal business activities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 17, 2020 reported referred to rules
Jul 15, 2020 reported referred to codes
Jul 09, 2020 print number 7384a
Jul 09, 2020 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Apr 29, 2019 referred to labor

A7384 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3683
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§740 & 741, Lab L; amd §75-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5696
2015-2016: A5754, S7858
2017-2018: A5757, S1887

A7384 - Summary

Provides protection to employees and former employees from retaliatory actions by employers for the reporting of illegal or dangerous business activities.

A7384 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7384
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BENEDETTO  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law and the civil service law, in relation  to
   protection  of  employees  and  former  employees  against retaliatory
   action by employers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  740 of the labor law, as added by chapter 660 of
 the laws of 1984, paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 as added and  paragraph
 (a)  of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 442 of the laws of 2006, and
 paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 24  of  the  laws  of
 2002, is amended to read as follows:
   §  740.  Retaliatory  [personnel] action by employers; prohibition. 1.
 Definitions. For purposes of this section, unless  the  context  specif-
 ically indicates otherwise:
   (a) "Employee" means an individual who performs services for and under
 the  control  and  direction of an employer for wages or other remunera-
 tion.
   (b) "Employer"  means  any  person,  firm,  partnership,  institution,
 corporation, or association that employs one or more employees.
   (c)  "Law, rule or regulation" includes: (I) any duly enacted FEDERAL,
 STATE OR LOCAL statute or ordinance [or]; (II) any  rule  or  regulation
 promulgated  pursuant  to  [any federal, state or local] SUCH statute or
 ordinance; OR (III) ANY JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION,  RULING  OR
 ORDER.
   (d) "Public body" includes the following:
   (i)  the  United States Congress, any state legislature, or any [popu-
 larly-elected] ELECTED local governmental body, or any member or employ-
 ee thereof;
   (ii) any federal, state, or local [judiciary] COURT, or any member  or
 employee thereof, or any grand or petit jury;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7384A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3683
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§740 & 741, Lab L; amd §75-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5696
2015-2016: A5754, S7858
2017-2018: A5757, S1887

A7384A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides protection to employees and former employees from retaliatory actions by employers for the reporting of illegal or dangerous business activities.

A7384A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7384--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BENEDETTO  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Labor -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor in accord-
   ance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee

 AN ACT to amend the labor law and the civil service law, in relation  to
   protection  of  employees  and  former  employees  against retaliatory
   action by employers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  740 of the labor law, as added by chapter 660 of
 the laws of 1984, paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 as added and  paragraph
 (a)  of  subdivision  2  as  amended by chapter 442 of the laws of 2006,
 paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 24  of  the  laws  of
 2002,  and  subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 684 of the laws of 2019,
 is amended to read as follows:
   § 740. Retaliatory [personnel] action by  employers;  prohibition.  1.
 Definitions.  For  purposes  of this section, unless the context specif-
 ically indicates otherwise:
   (a) "Employee" means an individual who performs services for and under
 the control and direction of an employer for wages  or  other  remunera-
 tion.
   (b)  "Employer"  means  any  person,  firm,  partnership, institution,
 corporation, or association that employs one or more employees.
   (c) "Law, rule or regulation" includes: (I) any duly enacted  FEDERAL,
 STATE  OR  LOCAL  statute or ordinance [or]; (II) any rule or regulation
 promulgated pursuant to [any federal, state or local]  SUCH  statute  or
 ordinance;  OR  (III) ANY JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION, RULING OR
 ORDER.
   (d) "Public body" includes the following:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01535-05-0