senate Bill S2832A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that an employer may not take retaliatory action against a person who protests against or discloses any bribery or attempted bribery of a public official

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2020 1st report cal.358
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2019 amended on third reading 2832a
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1113
Jan 29, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Feb 4, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S2832A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2020

aye wr (1)

May 30, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S2832
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2832 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1679
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §740, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5640, A7649
2015-2016: S3928, A1137
2017-2018: S3862, A2156

S2832 - Summary

Provides that an employer may not take retaliatory action against a person who protests against or discloses any bribery or attempted bribery of a public official.

S2832 - Sponsor Memo

S2832 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2832

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  retaliatory  action  by
  employers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 740 of the labor law, as added  by
chapter 660 of the laws of 1984, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 442
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Prohibitions. An employer shall not take any retaliatory personnel
action against an employee because such employee does any of the follow-
ing:
  (a) (I) discloses, or threatens to disclose to a supervisor  or  to  a
public  body  an activity, policy or practice of the employer that is in
violation of  law,  rule  or  regulation  which  violation  creates  and
presents a substantial and specific danger to the public health or safe-
ty, or which constitutes health care fraud; OR
  [(b)]  (II)  provides  information to, or testifies before, any public
body conducting an investigation,  hearing  or  inquiry  into  any  such
violation of a law, rule or regulation by such employer; or
  [(c)]  (III)  objects to, or refuses to participate in any such activ-
ity, policy or practice in violation of a law, rule or regulation[.]; OR
  (B) PROTESTS OR DISCLOSES, WHETHER TO A SUPERVISOR, A  PUBLIC  ENTITY,
OR  TO THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL, ANY ACTION THAT CONSTITUTES A VIOLATION OF
SECTION SEVENTY-THREE, SEVENTY-THREE-A, SEVENTY-FOUR,  SEVENTY-FIVE,  OR
SEVENTY-SIX  OF  THE  PUBLIC  OFFICERS  LAW  OR  SECTION 175.20, 175.25,
175.40, 195.20 OR ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED OF THE PENAL LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04875-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1679
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §740, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5640, A7649
2015-2016: S3928, A1137
2017-2018: S3862, A2156

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an employer may not take retaliatory action against a person who protests against or discloses any bribery or attempted bribery of a public official.

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2832--A
    Cal. No. 1113

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SAVINO, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Labor -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in  relation  to  retaliatory  action  by
  employers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 740 of the labor law, as added  by
chapter 660 of the laws of 1984, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 442
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Prohibitions. An employer shall not take any retaliatory personnel
action against an employee because such employee does any of the follow-
ing:
  (a) (I) discloses, or threatens to disclose to a supervisor  or  to  a
public  body  an activity, policy or practice of the employer that is in
violation of  law,  rule  or  regulation  which  violation  creates  and
presents a substantial and specific danger to the public health or safe-
ty, or which constitutes health care fraud; OR
  [(b)]  (II)  provides  information to, or testifies before, any public
body conducting an investigation,  hearing  or  inquiry  into  any  such
violation of a law, rule or regulation by such employer; or
  [(c)]  (III)  objects to, or refuses to participate in any such activ-
ity, policy or practice in violation of a law, rule or regulation[.]; OR
  (B) PROTESTS OR DISCLOSES, WHETHER TO A SUPERVISOR, A  PUBLIC  ENTITY,
OR  TO  THE  PUBLIC IN GENERAL, ANY ACTION WHICH THE EMPLOYEE REASONABLY
BELIEVES CONSTITUTES A  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION  SEVENTY-THREE,  SEVENTY-
THREE-A,  SEVENTY-FOUR, SEVENTY-FIVE, OR SEVENTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFI-
CERS LAW OR SECTION  175.20,  175.25,  175.40,  195.20  OR  ARTICLE  TWO
HUNDRED OF THE PENAL LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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