|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 14, 2021||referred to labor|
senate Bill S6198
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6198 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6198 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6198 SPONSOR: BROUK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to paid fami- ly leave and bereavement for miscarriage, fetal death, still birth, and an infant being medically not viable to survive SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision 15 of Section 201 of the Workers' Compen- sation Law as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, Section two amends subdivision 2 of Section 205 of the Workers' Compen- sation Law to provide the amount of time someone can take for paid fami- ly leave. Section three amends subdivision 5 of Section 205 of the Workers' Compensation Law to provide guidance on the amount of notice someone would need to give if they are on family leave due to bereavement.
S6198 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6198 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 14, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROUK -- 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 paid fami- ly leave and bereavement for miscarriage, fetal death, still birth, and an infant being medically not viable to survive 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) LEAVE TAKEN FOR THE PURPOSES OF BEREAVEMENT DUE TO THE MISCARRIAGE, FETAL DEATH OR STILL BIRTH OF AN INFANT BORN TO THE EMPLOYEE OR THE EMPLOYEE'S SPOUSE, DOMESTIC PARTNER OR PERSON ACTING AS A SURROGATE FOR THE EMPLOYEE, OR DUE TO THE EMPLOYEE'S INFANT BEING DECLARED MEDICALLY NOT VIABLE TO SURVIVE BIRTH BY A PHYSICIAN LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW. § 2. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 205 of the workers' compensation law, as added by section 6 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, are amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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