assembly Bill A7178A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to schedule in case of disability

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Current Bill Status Via S8271 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.687
substituted for a7178a
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s8271a
rules report cal.687
reported
Jun 01, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 31, 2022 reference changed to ways and means
May 10, 2022 print number 7178a
May 10, 2022 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Apr 27, 2021 referred to labor

A7178 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8271
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11034, S8563
2019-2020: A1324, S2881

A7178 - Summary

Relates to schedule in case of disability; provides the compensation shall not be less than one-fifth of the New York state average weekly wage unless the employee's weekly wage is equal to or less than one-fifth the weekly wage, then they shall receive the entire amount.

A7178 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7178
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Labor
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to schedule
   in case of disability
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 15 of the work-
 ers' compensation law, as amended by section 7-a of part GG  of  chapter
 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Compensation for permanent or temporary total disability due to an
 accident  or  disablement  resulting  from  an occupational disease that
 occurs, (1) on or after January first, nineteen  hundred  seventy-eight,
 shall  not  exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars per week, that occurs
 (2) on or after July first, nineteen hundred  seventy-eight,  shall  not
 exceed  one hundred eighty dollars per week, that occurs (3) on or after
 January first, nineteen  hundred  seventy-nine,  shall  not  exceed  two
 hundred  fifteen  dollars  per  week,  that  occurs (4) on or after July
 first, nineteen hundred  eighty-three,  shall  not  exceed  two  hundred
 fifty-five  dollars  per  week,  that occurs (5) on or after July first,
 nineteen hundred eighty-four, shall not exceed two hundred  seventy-five
 dollars  per  week,  that  occurs  (6)  on or after July first, nineteen
 hundred eighty-five, shall not exceed three hundred  dollars  per  week,
 that  occurs  (7) on or after July first, nineteen hundred ninety, shall
 not exceed three hundred forty dollars per week;  and  in  the  case  of
 temporary  total  disability  shall  not be less than thirty dollars per
 week and in the case of permanent total disability  shall  not  be  less
 than  twenty dollars per week except that if the employee's wages at the
 time of injury are less than thirty or twenty dollars per  week  respec-
 tively,  he  or she shall receive his or her full weekly wages.  Compen-
 sation for permanent or temporary partial disability due to an  accident
 or disablement resulting from an occupational disease that occurs (1) on
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A7178A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8271
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11034, S8563
2019-2020: A1324, S2881

A7178A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to schedule in case of disability; provides the compensation shall not be less than one-fifth of the New York state average weekly wage unless the employee's weekly wage is equal to or less than one-fifth the weekly wage, then they shall receive the entire amount.

A7178A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7178--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Labor  -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor in accordance with
   Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation  to  schedule
   in case of disability
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 15 of  the  work-
 ers'  compensation  law, as amended by section 7-a of part GG of chapter
 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Compensation for permanent or temporary total disability due to an
 accident or disablement resulting  from  an  occupational  disease  that
 occurs,  (1)  on or after January first, nineteen hundred seventy-eight,
 shall not exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars per week,  that  occurs
 (2)  on  or  after July first, nineteen hundred seventy-eight, shall not
 exceed one hundred eighty dollars per week, that occurs (3) on or  after
 January  first,  nineteen  hundred  seventy-nine,  shall  not exceed two
 hundred fifteen dollars per week, that  occurs  (4)  on  or  after  July
 first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-three,  shall  not  exceed two hundred
 fifty-five dollars per week, that occurs (5) on  or  after  July  first,
 nineteen  hundred eighty-four, shall not exceed two hundred seventy-five
 dollars per week, that occurs (6)  on  or  after  July  first,  nineteen
 hundred  eighty-five,  shall  not exceed three hundred dollars per week,
 that occurs (7) on or after July first, nineteen hundred  ninety,  shall
 not  exceed  three  hundred  forty  dollars per week; and in the case of
 temporary total disability shall not be less  than  thirty  dollars  per
 week  and  in  the  case of permanent total disability shall not be less
 than twenty dollars per week except that if the employee's wages at  the
 time  of  injury are less than thirty or twenty dollars per week respec-
 tively, he or she shall receive his or her full weekly wages.    Compen-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05324-02-2