senate Bill S2736

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to eliminating a disincentive for whistleblowers

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Current Bill Status Via A375 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 signed chap.684
Dec 17, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1112
substituted for s2736
Jun 12, 2019 substituted by a375
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1112
Jan 29, 2019 referred to labor


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S2736 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §740, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8483
2015-2016: A1088
2017-2018: S6729, A2565

S2736 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to eliminating a disincentive for whistleblowers.

S2736 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to eliminating a disincentive
  for whistleblowers


  Section  1. Subdivision 7 of section 740 of the labor law, as added by
chapter 660 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  7. Existing rights. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to  dimin-
ish  the rights, privileges, or remedies of any employee under any other
law or regulation  or  under  any  collective  bargaining  agreement  or
employment  contract[;  except  that  the  institution  of  an action in
accordance with this section shall be deemed a waiver of the rights  and
remedies  available  under  any  other  contract,  collective bargaining
agreement, law, rule or regulation or under the common law].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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