senate Bill S3961

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to covered employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Feb 21, 2019 referred to labor

S3961 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6358
2015-2016: A3504
2017-2018: A5758
2021-2022: S3291, A6077

S3961 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to covered employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits.

S3961 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3961 (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

                            February 21, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in  relation  to  covered
  employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits


  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 202 of the  workers'  compensation
law, as amended by chapter 65 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as
  2.  The  provisions of subdivision one of this section shall not apply
to an employer of personal or domestic  employees  in  a  private  home,
except  an  employer  shall become a covered employer from and after the
expiration of four  weeks  following  the  employment  of  one  or  more
personal  or domestic employees who work for a minimum of [forty] TWENTY
hours per week for such employer and are employed on each  of  at  least
thirty days in any calendar year.
  § 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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