assembly Bill A7127B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state teleworking expansion act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2020 print number 7127b
May 22, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Mar 10, 2020 print number 7127a
Mar 10, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental employees
Apr 10, 2019 referred to governmental employees

Co-Sponsors

A7127 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4647
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A464, S159

A7127 - Summary

Enacts the "New York state teleworking expansion act"; provides that each state agency shall establish a policy and program to allow employees to perform all or a portion of their duties through teleworking to the maximum extent possible without diminished employee performance.

A7127 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7127
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 10, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to enacting the  "New
   York state teleworking expansion act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "New York state teleworking expansion act".
   §  2.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section 13 to
 read as follows:
   § 13. TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.   1. EACH STATE  AGENCY  SHALL  ESTABLISH,
 PURSUANT  TO A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT OR OTHER BINDING ARRANGE-
 MENT WITH ITS EMPLOYEES, A POLICY AND  PROGRAM  TO  ALLOW  EMPLOYEES  TO
 PERFORM  ALL  OR  A  PORTION OF THEIR DUTIES  THROUGH TELEWORKING TO THE
 MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE WITHOUT DIMINISHED   EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE.  EACH
 STATE AGENCY SHALL DESIGNATE A "TELEWORK  COORDINATOR" TO BE RESPONSIBLE
 FOR OVERSEEING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
   (A) "TELEWORK" SHALL MEAN TO PERFORM NORMAL AND REGULAR WORK FUNCTIONS
 ON  A  WORKDAY THAT ORDINARILY WOULD BE PERFORMED AT THE STATE  AGENCY'S
 PRINCIPAL LOCATION AT  A  DIFFERENT  LOCATION,  THEREBY  ELIMINATING  OR
 SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCING THE PHYSICAL COMMUTE TO AND FROM SUCH STATE AGEN-
 CY'S PRINCIPAL LOCATION; AND
   (B)  "STATE  AGENCY"  SHALL  MEAN ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU,
 DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPO-
 RATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE,  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY  PERFORMING  A
 GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE.
   §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10251-02-9

Co-Sponsors

A7127A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4647
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A464, S159

A7127A - Summary

Enacts the "New York state teleworking expansion act"; provides that each state agency shall establish a policy and program to allow employees to perform all or a portion of their duties through teleworking to the maximum extent possible without diminished employee performance.

A7127A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7127--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 10, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROZIC, COLTON -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Employees -- recommitted to the Committee on
   Governmental Employees in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to enacting the  "New
   York state teleworking expansion act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "New York state teleworking expansion act".
   §  2.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section 13 to
 read as follows:
   § 13. TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.  1. EACH STATE AGENCY  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A
 POLICY  AND  PROGRAM  TO  ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO PERFORM ALL OR A PORTION OF
 THEIR DUTIES  THROUGH TELEWORKING TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE WITHOUT
 DIMINISHED  EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE. EACH STATE AGENCY  SHALL  DESIGNATE  A
 "TELEWORK  COORDINATOR" TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERSEEING THE IMPLEMENTA-
 TION OF TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
   (A) "TELEWORK" SHALL MEAN TO PERFORM NORMAL AND REGULAR WORK FUNCTIONS
 ON  A  WORKDAY THAT ORDINARILY WOULD BE PERFORMED AT THE STATE  AGENCY'S
 PRINCIPAL LOCATION AT  A  DIFFERENT  LOCATION,  THEREBY  ELIMINATING  OR
 SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCING THE PHYSICAL COMMUTE TO AND FROM SUCH STATE AGEN-
 CY'S PRINCIPAL LOCATION; AND
   (B)  "STATE  AGENCY"  SHALL  MEAN ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU,
 DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPO-
 RATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE,  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY  PERFORMING  A
 GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE.
   3.  NOTHING  SET  FORTH  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO IMPEDE,
 INFRINGE OR DIMINISH THE RIGHTS AND BENEFITS THAT  ACCRUE  TO  EMPLOYEES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A7127B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4647
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A464, S159

A7127B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state teleworking expansion act"; provides that each state agency shall establish a policy and program to allow employees to perform all or a portion of their duties through teleworking to the maximum extent possible without diminished employee performance.

A7127B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7127--B
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 10, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees -- recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on  Governmental Employees in accordance with Assembly
   Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
   reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to enacting the "New
   York state teleworking expansion act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "New York state teleworking expansion act".
   § 2. The civil service law is amended by adding a new  section  13  to
 read as follows:
   §  13.  TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.   1. EACH STATE AGENCY SHALL ESTABLISH A
 POLICY AND PROGRAM TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO PERFORM ALL  OR  A  PORTION  OF
 THEIR DUTIES  THROUGH TELEWORKING TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE WITHOUT
 DIMINISHED    EMPLOYEE  PERFORMANCE. EACH STATE AGENCY SHALL DESIGNATE A
 "TELEWORK  COORDINATOR" TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERSEEING THE IMPLEMENTA-
 TION OF TELEWORKING PROGRAMS.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
   (A) "TELEWORK" SHALL MEAN TO PERFORM NORMAL AND REGULAR WORK FUNCTIONS
 ON A WORKDAY THAT ORDINARILY WOULD BE PERFORMED AT THE STATE    AGENCY'S
 PRINCIPAL  LOCATION  AT  A  DIFFERENT  LOCATION,  THEREBY ELIMINATING OR
 SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCING THE PHYSICAL COMMUTE TO AND FROM SUCH STATE AGEN-
 CY'S PRINCIPAL LOCATION; AND
   (B) "STATE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN ANY  STATE  DEPARTMENT,  BOARD,  BUREAU,
 DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPO-
 RATION,  COUNCIL,  OFFICE,  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY PERFORMING A
 GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.