Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to labor
|May 15, 2019||
referred to labor
Senate Bill S5805
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S5805 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-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.
2019-S5805 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5805 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to requir- ing certain employers to register for emergency alerts from the state of New York public safety alert mass notification system PURPOSE: To requiring certain employers to register with the state of New York public safety alert mass notification system in order for ease of distributing emergency information. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 requires employers with more than five employees to register for alerts and to set a procedure to disseminate the alerts. Section 2 sets the effective date.
2019-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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