senate Bill S1034

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prevents occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease

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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

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Labor committee Vote

S1034
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1
committee
10
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Sponsor's Position

The New York HERO Act will honor their efforts by giving essential workers the tools to protect themselves while on the job.

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S1034 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2681
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§218-b & 27-d, Lab L

S1034 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prevents occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease by implementing a model infectious disease exposure prevention standard and requiring employers to implement such model or a similar plan.

S1034 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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