senate Bill S8249

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Excludes claims for unemployment insurance arising as a result of an employer closing his or her business because of novel coronavirus COVID-19, from an employer's experience rating charges

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Apr 27, 2020 referred to labor

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S8249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10817
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §581, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2616, A4749

S8249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Excludes claims for unemployment insurance arising as a result of an employer closing his or her business because of novel coronavirus COVID-19, from an employer's experience rating charges.

S8249 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8249

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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 excluding claims for unem-
  ployment insurance arising as a result of an employer closing  his  or
  her business because of novel coronavirus COVID-19, from an employer's
  experience rating charges

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section 581 of the  labor
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 7 to read as follows:
  (7)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW, ANY EMPLOYER WHOSE
EMPLOYEES RECEIVE PAYMENTS UNDER THIS ARTICLE AND WHOSE CLAIMS FOR UNEM-
PLOYMENT INSURANCE ARISE AS A RESULT OF THE CLOSURE OF AN  EMPLOYER  FOR
ANY  REASON  RELATED TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, OR AS A RESULT OF A
MANDATORY ORDER OF A GOVERNMENT ENTITY TO CLOSE SUCH EMPLOYER, SHALL NOT
HAVE INCLUDED IN THEIR EXPERIENCE RATING CHARGES THE AMOUNTS SO PAID  ON
ACCOUNT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16202-01-0

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