senate Bill S6835

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting excused absences of state employees for the purpose of donating blood

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2020 1st report cal.502
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
Nov 08, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 26, 2020 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6835
4
2
committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2020

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S6835 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3246
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-d, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1838
2011-2012: A1590
2013-2014: A368
2015-2016: A1917
2017-2018: A2462

S6835 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits state employees to be excused from work without loss of compensation for up to four hours to donate blood; permits supervisor to require proof of such donation.

S6835 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6835 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6835

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to permitting employ-
  ees of the state to be excused from work to donate blood

  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
159-d to read as follows:
  § 159-D. EXCUSED LEAVE TO DONATE BLOOD. 1.  EVERY  PUBLIC  OFFICER  OR
EMPLOYEE  OF  THIS  STATE SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT HIMSELF OR HERSELF
AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM HIS OR HER DUTIES OR
SERVICE AS SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, FOR  A  SUFFI-
CIENT  PERIOD  OF  TIME, NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS, TO
DONATE BLOOD.
  2. A SUPERVISOR OF ANY SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE MAY REQUIRE THE
PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE TO  PROVIDE  WRITTEN  SUBSTANTIATION  FROM  A
DONATION CENTER OR ENTITY COORDINATING DONATIONS THAT THE PUBLIC OFFICER
OR EMPLOYEE ACTUALLY DONATED BLOOD DURING THE EXCUSED ABSENCE.
  3.  THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL BE EXCUSED LEAVE AND SHALL  NOT  BE  CHARGED  AGAINST  ANY
OTHER  LEAVE  SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE IS OTHERWISE
ENTITLED TO.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00747-01-9

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