assembly Bill A10401

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease

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May 04, 2020 referred to labor

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A10401 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8266
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Work Comp L

A10401 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee.

A10401 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10401
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 4, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  DenDEKKER,  ORTIZ -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  including
   exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19 as an occupational disease
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraph 30 of subdivision 2 of section 3 of the  workers'
 compensation  law  is  renumbered paragraph 31 and a new paragraph 30 is
 added to read as follows:
 30. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS,   30. ANY AND ALL WORK THAT CAUSES WORKERS TO
 COVID-19 EXPOSURE.       BE IN CONTACT WITH THE PUBLIC, PATIENTS,
                          INMATES, RESIDENTS, PAROLEES,
                          CLIENTS, STUDENTS, CUSTOMERS,
                          DINERS, PERSONS IN THE
                          CUSTODY OF THE STATE OR ANY
                          OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS,
                          OR TRAVELERS DURING AN OUTBREAK OF THE NOVEL
                          CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19; OR ANY
                          AND ALL WORK THAT COULD
                          EXPOSE WORKERS TO NOVEL
                          CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, WHICH
                          SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
                          WORK IN A HOSPITAL,
                          MEDICAL FACILITY, LABORATORY,
                          MEDICAL OFFICE, NURSING
                          HOME, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY,
                          MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY, SOCIAL
                          SERVICES FACILITY, AIRPORT,
                          BUS STATION, TRAIN STATION,
                          SUBWAY STATION, PARK, RESTAURANT,
                          CAFETERIA, RETAIL
                          FACILITY, AIRPLANE, BUS, TRAIN,
                          SUBWAY, UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE,
                          SCHOOL, DAYCARE FACILITY,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets