senate Bill S8839

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to hazard duty pay for essential work performed in accordance with a state emergency disaster declaration

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 21, 2020 referred to rules

S8839 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130, Civ Serv L

S8839 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for hazard duty pay of an additional twenty-five hundred dollars for essential work performed in accordance with a state emergency disaster declaration.

S8839 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8839

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 21, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 hazard duty pay
  for essential work performed in  accordance  with  a  state  emergency
  disaster declaration

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

  Section 1. Section 130 of the civil service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15. ESSENTIAL WORKER HAZARD DUTY PAYMENTS  DURING  A  STATE  EMERGENCY
DISASTER   DECLARATION.  (A)  ANY  STATE  EMPLOYEE  PROVIDING  ESSENTIAL
SERVICES OR FUNCTIONS  DURING  ANY  STATE  DISASTER  EMERGENCY  DECLARED
PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  TWO-B  OF  THE EXECUTIVE LAW AND DESIGNATED ON OR
AFTER MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AS AN ESSENTIAL  WORKER  PURSUANT
TO  ANY  LAW,  RULE,  REGULATION  OR  EXECUTIVE ORDER SHALL BE AWARDED A
HAZARDOUS DUTY PAY DIFFERENTIAL.
  (B) SUCH DIFFERENTIAL SHALL EQUAL TWENTY-FIVE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS.  SUCH
DIFFERENTIAL  SHALL  BE  IN  ADDITION TO SUCH ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEE'S BASIC
ANNUAL SALARY, AND SHALL NOT AFFECT OR IMPAIR ANY  PERFORMANCE  ADVANCE-
MENT PAYMENTS, PERFORMANCE AWARDS, LONGEVITY PAYMENTS OR OTHER RIGHTS OR
BENEFITS  TO WHICH SUCH EMPLOYEE MAY BE ENTITLED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY DIFFERENTIAL PAYABLE  PURSUANT
TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE INCLUDED AS COMPENSATION FOR RETIREMENT
PURPOSES. EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE FOR THE HAZARD DUTY PAYMENTS AUTHORIZED  BY
THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  ALSO  RECEIVE  THIRTY-FIVE HOURS OF ADDITIONAL
VACATION TIME ACCRUAL.
  (C) THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS  TO  CARRY  OUT
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
have been in full force and effect on and after March 1, 2020.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17013-01-0

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