senate Bill S3378

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to emergency medical technicians rights and working conditions

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
Jun 20, 2019 recommitted to rules
Jun 12, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1293
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 19, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 06, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S3378
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S3378
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 19, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S3378 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Civ Serv L; add §12-140, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8432

S3378 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the rights and working conditions of emergency medical technicians employed by the New York city fire department; requires rest and meal breaks.

S3378 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3378 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3378

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law and the administrative code of the
  city  of New York, in relation to the rights and working conditions of
  emergency medical technicians employed  by  the  New  York  city  fire
  department

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

  Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding  a  new  section
215 to read as follows:
  §  215.  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL TECHNICIANS RIGHTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS.
1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING
MEANINGS UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED:
  (A) "EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON EMPLOYED BY THE
FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN  A  TITLE  WHOSE  DUTIES  ARE
THOSE  OF  AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN OR ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL
TECHNICIAN, AS THOSE TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE  OF
THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR WHOSE DUTIES REQUIRE THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF
SUCH EMPLOYEES WHOSE DUTIES ARE THOSE OF AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
OR ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN.
  (B)  "DEPARTMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK.
  2. (A) AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN ENGAGED IN PREHOSPITAL EMERGEN-
CY MEDICAL SERVICES WHOSE SCHEDULED SHIFT OR HOURS WORKED  IS  AT  LEAST
FOUR  HOURS SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND PERMITTED TO TAKE REST PERIODS THAT,
TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, SHALL BE IN THE MIDDLE OF EACH  WORK  PERIOD.
THE DURATION OF SUCH AUTHORIZED REST PERIODS SHALL BE BASED ON THE TOTAL
HOURS  WORKED  DAILY AT THE RATE OF TEN MINUTES REST TIME FOR EVERY FOUR
HOURS WORKED. A REST PERIOD IS NOT REQUIRED  FOR  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
TECHNICIAN  WHOSE TOTAL DAILY WORK TIME IS LESS THAN FOUR HOURS. AUTHOR-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08634-01-9

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