|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 19, 2021||1st report cal.119|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1034
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
The New York HERO Act will honor their efforts by giving essential workers the tools to protect themselves while on the job.
S1034 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Labor Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §§218-b & 27-d, Lab L
S1034 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1034 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to preventing occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease PURPOSE: To protect New Yorkers from exposure to airborne infectious diseases by reducing workplace transmission and community spread through enforceable health and safety standards. Additionally, this bill permits workplace health and safety committees which allows employers and employees to work together to stop the spread of airborne infectious diseases. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends the labor law by adding a new section 218-b to create an airborne infectious disease standard covering all private employers.
S1034 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1034 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, BENJAMIN, GOUNARDES, JACKSON, MAY, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to preventing occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 218-b to read as follows: § 218-B. PREVENTION OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO AN AIRBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON PROVIDING LABOR OR SERVICES FOR REMUNERATION FOR A PRIVATE ENTITY OR BUSINESS WITHIN THE STATE, WITHOUT REGARD TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S IMMIGRATION STATUS, AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, PART-TIME WORKERS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, DOMESTIC WORKERS, HOME CARE AND PERSONAL CARE WORKERS, DAY LABORERS, FARMWORKERS AND OTHER TEMPORARY AND SEASONAL WORKERS. THE TERM SHALL ALSO INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR STAFFING AGENCIES, CONTRACTORS OR SUBCONTRACTORS ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYER AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WORK SITE, AS WELL AS ANY INDIVIDUAL DELIVERING GOODS OR TRANSPORTING PEOPLE AT, TO OR FROM THE WORK SITE ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYER, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER DELIVERY OR TRANSPORT IS CONDUCTED BY AN INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE DEEMED AN EMPLOYER UNDER THIS CHAPTER. THE TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE, ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, OR ANY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY. (B) "WORK SITE" SHALL MEAN ANY PHYSICAL SPACE, INCLUDING A VEHICLE, THAT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS THE LOCATION WHERE WORK IS PERFORMED. THE TERM SHALL INCLUDE EMPLOYER-PROVIDED HOUSING AND EMPLOYER-PROVIDED TRANSPORTATION AT, TO OR FROM THE WORK SITE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06114-01-1
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