Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to labor
|Feb 10, 2021
referred to labor
Senate Bill S4743
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4743 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4743 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4743 SPONSOR: JACKSON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the workers' compensation law and the tax law, in relation to expanding family leave eligibility to include participation in remote learning for certain employees who are the parents or guardi- ans of certain children PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to address the disparate impact that the COVID-19 impact has had and will continue to have on parents, especially single parents, that act as the primary caregiver for their children. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 15 of Section 201 of the Workers' Compen- sation Law to amend the definition of "Family leave" to include instances where an employee participates in remote learning for their
2021-S4743 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4743 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 10, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the tax law, in relation to expanding family leave eligibility to include partic- ipation in remote learning for certain employees who are the parents or guardians of certain children THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers' compensation law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: 15. "Family leave" shall mean any leave taken by an employee from work: (a) to participate in providing care, including physical or psychological care, for a family member of the employee made necessary by a serious health condition of the family member; or (b) to bond with the employee's child during the first twelve months after the child's birth, or the first twelve months after the placement of the child for adoption or foster care with the employee; or (c) because of any quali- fying exigency as interpreted under the family and medical leave act, 29 U.S.C.S § 2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact that the spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the employee is on active duty (or has been notified of an impending call or order to active duty) in the armed forces of the United States; OR (D) TO PARTICIPATE IN REMOTE LEARNING WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HAS A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE OR OVER THE AGE OF TWELVE WHO HAS SPECIAL LEARNING NEEDS OR HAS A MEDICAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY REQUIRING SERVICES OR ACCOMMODATIONS, AND THE SCHOOL SUCH CHILD ATTENDS IS PHYSICALLY CLOSED DURING A PANDEMIC OR DECLARED STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW OR WHEN THE CHILD PARTICIPATES IN REMOTE LEARNING AS A RESULT OF A DECLARED STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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