senate Bill S4647B

2019-2020 Legislative Session
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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
May 15, 2020 print number 4647b
May 15, 2020 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Mar 04, 2020 print number 4647a
Mar 04, 2020 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
May 14, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Mar 19, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4647
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S4647 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7127
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L

S4647 - 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.

S4647 - Sponsor Memo

S4647 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4647

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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, 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

S4647A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7127
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L

S4647A - 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.

S4647A - Sponsor Memo

S4647A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4647--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAPLAN, KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions -- recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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.
                                                           LBD10251-03-0

Co-Sponsors

S4647B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7127
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Civ Serv L

S4647B (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.

S4647B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4647B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4647--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAMINSKY -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Civil Service and Pensions -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service  and  Pensions  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said committee -- 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.

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

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