senate Bill S1241

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Jan 08, 2021 referred to labor

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S1241 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6117
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8266, A10401

S1241 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee.

S1241 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1241
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  including
   exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19 as an occupational disease
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 30 of subdivision 2 of section 3 of the  workers'
 compensation  law  is  renumbered paragraph 31 and a new paragraph 30 is
 added to read as follows:
 30. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS,   30. ANY AND ALL WORK THAT CAUSES WORKERS TO
 COVID-19 EXPOSURE.       BE IN CONTACT WITH THE PUBLIC, PATIENTS,
                          INMATES, RESIDENTS, PAROLEES,
                          CLIENTS, STUDENTS, CUSTOMERS,
                          DINERS, PERSONS IN THE
                          CUSTODY OF THE STATE OR ANY
                          OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS,
                          OR TRAVELERS DURING AN OUTBREAK OF THE NOVEL
                          CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19; OR ANY
                          AND ALL WORK THAT COULD
                          EXPOSE WORKERS TO NOVEL
                          CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, WHICH
                          SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
                          WORK IN A HOSPITAL,
                          MEDICAL FACILITY, LABORATORY,
                          MEDICAL OFFICE, NURSING
                          HOME, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY,
                          MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY, SOCIAL
                          SERVICES FACILITY, AIRPORT,
                          BUS STATION, TRAIN STATION,
                          SUBWAY STATION, PARK, RESTAURANT,
                          CAFETERIA, RETAIL

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

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