assembly Bill A5889

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of employer and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence

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Mar 01, 2021 referred to labor

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A5889 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4420
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-b, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7765
2015-2016: A7718
2017-2018: A3809
2019-2020: A2242, S4358

A5889 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of employer and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence.

A5889 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5889
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. JOYNER, COOK, SIMON -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the definition of employer
   and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs  to
   prevent workplace violence
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 27-b of  the  labor
 law,  as  amended by chapter 504 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
 as follows:
   a. "Employer" means: (1) the state; (2) a political subdivision of the
 state, provided, however  that  this  subdivision  shall  not  mean  any
 employer  as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one-a of the educa-
 tion law; (3) a public authority, a public benefit corporation,  or  any
 other  governmental  agency  or  instrumentality  thereof;  [and] (4) an
 authorized agency as defined in paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  ten  of
 section  three  hundred  seventy-one  of  the  social  services law that
 accepts children adjudicated delinquent under article three of the fami-
 ly court act; AND (5) A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, AS DEFINED IN  PARA-
 GRAPH  (A)  OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO OF THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
 LAW, WHO RECEIVED AT LEAST FIFTY PERCENT OF THEIR BUDGET THROUGH GOVERN-
 MENT SOURCES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03625-01-1