senate Bill S678

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to a leave of absence for military spouses

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 12, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2019 referred to labor

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Feb 12, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S678
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Labor Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2019

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S678 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1978
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202-i, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7095, A9081
2017-2018: S1155, A1666

S678 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a leave of absence for military spouses; removes the requirement that leave be used when a person's spouse is on leave while deployed to a combat theater or combat zone of operations.

S678 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S678 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   678

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 a  leave  of  absence  for
  military spouses

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

  Section 1. Section 202-i of the labor law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  THE  SPOUSE  OF A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES,
NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES WHO HAS BEEN DEPLOYED, SHALL BE ALLOWED UP TO
TEN DAYS UNPAID LEAVE BY THEIR EMPLOYER. SUCH LEAVE SHALL ONLY  BE  USED
WHEN  SUCH  PERSON'S  SPOUSE  IS  ON  LEAVE FROM THE ARMED FORCES OF THE
UNITED STATES, NATIONAL GUARD, OR RESERVES AFTER  HAVING  BEEN  DEPLOYED
FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02105-01-9

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