assembly Bill A3354B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to granting time off for public employees to receive a COVID 19 vaccination

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2021 signed chap.77
delivered to governor
Mar 01, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.304
substituted for s2588a
Feb 03, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions
delivered to senate
passed assembly
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.16
rules report cal.16
reported
reported referred to rules
Feb 02, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 29, 2021 print number 3354b
Jan 29, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 28, 2021 print number 3354a
Jan 28, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 22, 2021 referred to governmental employees

Co-Sponsors

A3354 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2588
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-c, Civ Serv L; add §196-c, Lab L

A3354 - Summary

Grants time off for public employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

A3354 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3354
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FALL -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation  to  leave  time  for
   COVID-19  vaccination; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
   upon the expiration thereof

   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-c to read as follows:
   § 159-C. LEAVE TIME FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 1. EVERY PUBLIC OFFICER,
 EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COUNTY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COMMUNI-
 TY COLLEGE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY,  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY  PUBLIC
 BENEFIT  CORPORATION,  EMPLOYEE  OF ANY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL
 SERVICES (BOCES), EMPLOYEE OF ANY  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  AND  EXTENSION
 BOARD,  OR  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT ENUMERATED IN SECTION ONE OF CHAPTER FIVE
 HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN,  EMPLOYEE
 OF  ANY MUNICIPALITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF
 A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW  YORK  STATE  AND  LOCAL  EMPLOYEES'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW
 YORK  STATE  TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT
 HIMSELF OR HERSELF AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A PAID LEAVE  OF  ABSENCE
 FROM  HIS  OR HER DUTIES OR SERVICE FOR A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF TIME, NOT
 TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS, UNLESS SUCH OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE
 SHALL RECEIVE A GREATER NUMBER OF HOURS UNDER A  COLLECTIVELY  BARGAINED
 AGREEMENT, TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19.
   2.  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 IS OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO.
   3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO IMPEDE, INFRINGE, DIMIN-
 ISH OR IMPAIR THE RIGHTS OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR EMPLOYER UNDER ANY LAW,
 RULE, REGULATION OR COLLECTIVELY NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT, OR THE RIGHTS AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A3354A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2588
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-c, Civ Serv L; add §196-c, Lab L

A3354A - Summary

Grants time off for public employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

A3354A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3354--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FALL, ABBATE, SILLITTI, SIMON, THIELE, RAJKUMAR
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Governmental  Employees
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law and the labor law, in relation  to
   leave  time  for COVID-19 vaccination; and providing for the repeal of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   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-c to read as follows:
   § 159-C. LEAVE TIME FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 1. EVERY PUBLIC OFFICER,
 EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COUNTY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COMMUNI-
 TY COLLEGE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY,  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY  PUBLIC
 BENEFIT  CORPORATION,  EMPLOYEE  OF ANY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL
 SERVICES (BOCES), EMPLOYEE OF ANY  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  AND  EXTENSION
 BOARD,  OR  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT ENUMERATED IN SECTION ONE OF CHAPTER FIVE
 HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN,  EMPLOYEE
 OF  ANY MUNICIPALITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF
 A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW  YORK  STATE  AND  LOCAL  EMPLOYEES'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW
 YORK  STATE  TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT
 HIMSELF OR HERSELF AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A PAID LEAVE  OF  ABSENCE
 FROM  HIS  OR HER DUTIES OR SERVICE FOR A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF TIME, NOT
 TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS PER  VACCINE  INJECTION,  UNLESS  SUCH  OFFICER  OR
 EMPLOYEE  SHALL  RECEIVE A GREATER NUMBER OF HOURS PURSUANT TO A COLLEC-
 TIVELY BARGAINED AGREEMENT OR AS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY  THE  EMPLOYER,
 TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19.
   2.  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 IS OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A3354B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2588
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-c, Civ Serv L; add §196-c, Lab L

A3354B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants time off for public employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

A3354B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3354--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FALL, ABBATE, SILLITTI, SIMON, THIELE, RAJKUMAR
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Governmental  Employees
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
   tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
   said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law and the labor law, in relation  to
   leave  time  for COVID-19 vaccination; and providing for the repeal of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   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-c to read as follows:
   § 159-C. LEAVE TIME FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 1. EVERY PUBLIC OFFICER,
 EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COUNTY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COMMUNI-
 TY COLLEGE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY,  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY  PUBLIC
 BENEFIT  CORPORATION,  EMPLOYEE  OF ANY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL
 SERVICES (BOCES), EMPLOYEE OF ANY  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  AND  EXTENSION
 BOARD,  OR  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT ENUMERATED IN SECTION ONE OF CHAPTER FIVE
 HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN,  EMPLOYEE
 OF  ANY MUNICIPALITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF
 A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW  YORK  STATE  AND  LOCAL  EMPLOYEES'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW
 YORK  STATE  TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT
 HIMSELF OR HERSELF AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A PAID LEAVE  OF  ABSENCE
 FROM  HIS  OR HER DUTIES OR SERVICE FOR A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF TIME, NOT
 TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS PER  VACCINE  INJECTION,  UNLESS  SUCH  OFFICER  OR
 EMPLOYEE  SHALL  RECEIVE A GREATER NUMBER OF HOURS PURSUANT TO A COLLEC-
 TIVELY BARGAINED AGREEMENT OR AS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY  THE  EMPLOYER,
 TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08673-08-1