senate Bill S5805

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring certain employers to register with the office of information technology services alert system

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
May 15, 2019 referred to labor

S5805 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3946

S5805 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring certain employers to register with the office of information technology services alert system to facilitate the timely distribution of information from the state concerning critical information about emergency incidents or occurrences which pose a potential imminent threat to the health or safety of the employees of such employers.

S5805 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5805 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5805

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 requiring certain  employ-
  ers to register for emergency alerts from the state of New York public
  safety alert mass notification system

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  219-d  to
read as follows:
  §  219-D. EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM REQUIRED EMPLOYER REGIS-
TRATION. 1. EACH EMPLOYER LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE THAT EMPLOYS FIVE  OR
MORE  EMPLOYEES,  SHALL  REGISTER  WITH  THE STATE OFFICE OF INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY SERVICES ALERT SYSTEM KNOWN AS ALERT.NY.GOV TO FACILITATE THE
TIMELY DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION FROM THE  STATE  CONCERNING  CRITICAL
INFORMATION ABOUT EMERGENCY INCIDENTS OR OCCURRENCES WHICH POSE A POTEN-
TIAL  IMMINENT  THREAT  TO THE HEALTH OR SAFETY OF THE EMPLOYEES OF SUCH
EMPLOYERS.
  2. EACH EMPLOYER SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION,  AFTER  RECEIVING  AN  ALERT
NOTIFICATION  FROM  SUCH  MASS  ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM, SHALL DISSEM-
INATE, WHEN APPROPRIATE, INFORMATION RELATING TO SUCH NOTIFICATION IN  A
TIMELY  MANNER  TO EACH EMPLOYEE AND SHALL DO SO THROUGH AT LEAST ONE OF
THE FOLLOWING COMMUNICATION METHODS:
  (A) AUTOMATED DELIVERY OF TEXT MESSAGES;
  (B) PHONE CALLS; OR
  (C) ELECTRONIC MAIL.
  3. EACH EMPLOYER SUBJECT TO THIS  SECTION  SHALL  CREATE  A  PLAN  AND
PROCEDURES  FOR  DETERMINING WHEN DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION IS APPRO-
PRIATE, HOW TO DISSEMINATE SUCH INFORMATION, AND  ANY  ACTION  THAT  THE
EMPLOYER SHALL TAKE IN RESPONSE TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ORDER TO PRESERVE
THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THEIR EMPLOYEES.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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

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