assembly Bill A10832

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires public employers to adopt a plan for operations in the event of a declared public health emergency involving a communicable disease

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S8617 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 07, 2020 approval memo.7
signed chap.168
delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.349
substituted for a10832
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s8617b
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.349
rules report cal.349
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 21, 2020 reference changed to ways and means
Jul 18, 2020 referred to labor

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8617B
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S8617B
19
1
committee
19
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S8617A
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

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A10832 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8617
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-c, amd §27-a, Lab L; amd §2801-a, Ed L

A10832 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public employers to adopt a plan for operations in the event of a declared public health emergency involving a communicable disease which shall include identification of essential personnel, needed personal protective equipment, staggering work shifts and providing necessary technology for telecommuting.

A10832 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10832
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Abbate) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to requiring public employers
   to adopt a plan for operations in  the  event  of  a  declared  public
   health  emergency  involving  a communicable disease; and to amend the
   education law, in relation to certain protocols for  responding  to  a
   declared public health emergency involving a communicable disease
 
   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  27-c  to
 read as follows:
   §  27-C.  DUTY  OF  PUBLIC EMPLOYERS TO DEVELOP OPERATION PLANS IN THE
 EVENT OF CERTAIN DECLARED PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES.  1.    DEFINITIONS.
 FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   A.  "PERSONAL  PROTECTIVE  EQUIPMENT" SHALL MEAN ALL EQUIPMENT WORN TO
 MINIMIZE EXPOSURE TO HAZARDS, INCLUDING  GLOVES,  MASKS,  FACE  SHIELDS,
 FOOT  AND  EYE PROTECTION, PROTECTIVE HEARING DEVICES, RESPIRATORS, HARD
 HATS, AND DISPOSABLE GOWNS AND APRONS.
   B. "PUBLIC EMPLOYER" OR "EMPLOYER" SHALL MEAN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, A
 COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR  CIVIL
 DIVISION  OF THE STATE, A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, COMMISSION OR PUBLIC BENEFIT
 CORPORATION, OR ANY OTHER PUBLIC CORPORATION, AGENCY, INSTRUMENTALITY OR
 UNIT OF GOVERNMENT WHICH EXERCISES GOVERNMENTAL POWER UNDER THE LAWS  OF
 THIS  STATE,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT INCLUDE
 ANY EMPLOYER AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  ONE-A  OF  THE
 EDUCATION LAW.
   C.  "CONTRACTOR" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING SERVICES AS PARTY
 TO A CONTRACT AWARDED BY THE STATE OF  NEW  YORK  OR  ANY  OTHER  PUBLIC
 EMPLOYER DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH B OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   D. "ESSENTIAL" SHALL REFER TO A DESIGNATION MADE THAT A PUBLIC EMPLOY-
 EE  OR CONTRACTOR IS REQUIRED TO BE PHYSICALLY PRESENT AT A WORK SITE TO
 PERFORM HIS OR HER JOB.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16049-11-0