senate Bill S2588A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to granting time off for public employees to receive a COVID 19 vaccination

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Current Bill Status Via A3354 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2021 signed chap.77
delivered to governor
Mar 01, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.304
substituted for s2588a
Mar 01, 2021 substituted by a3354b
Feb 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 09, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 08, 2021 1st report cal.304
Feb 01, 2021 print number 2588a
Feb 01, 2021 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 22, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Feb 8, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S2588A
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S2588 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3354
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-c, Civ Serv L; add §196-c, Lab l

S2588 - Summary

Grants time off for public employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

S2588 - Sponsor Memo

S2588 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2588
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the civil service law, in relation to leave time for
   COVID-19 vaccination; and providing for the repeal of such  provisions
   upon the expiration thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 159-c to read as follows:
   § 159-C. LEAVE TIME FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 1. EVERY PUBLIC OFFICER,
 EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COUNTY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COMMUNI-
 TY  COLLEGE,  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY PUBLIC
 BENEFIT CORPORATION, EMPLOYEE OF ANY BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL
 SERVICES  (BOCES),  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION
 BOARD, OR A SCHOOL DISTRICT ENUMERATED IN SECTION ONE  OF  CHAPTER  FIVE
 HUNDRED  SIXTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN, EMPLOYEE
 OF ANY MUNICIPALITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY EMPLOYEE  OF
 A  PARTICIPATING  EMPLOYER  IN  THE  NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYEES'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW
 YORK STATE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE  ENTITLED  TO  ABSENT
 HIMSELF  OR  HERSELF AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A PAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE
 FROM HIS OR HER DUTIES OR SERVICE FOR A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF  TIME,  NOT
 TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS, UNLESS SUCH OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE
 SHALL  RECEIVE  A GREATER NUMBER OF HOURS UNDER A COLLECTIVELY BARGAINED
 AGREEMENT, TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19.
   2. THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED PURSUANT TO  THIS
 SECTION  SHALL  BE  EXCUSED  LEAVE  AND SHALL NOT BE CHARGED AGAINST ANY
 OTHER LEAVE SUCH PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE IS OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO.
   3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO IMPEDE, INFRINGE, DIMIN-
 ISH OR IMPAIR THE RIGHTS OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR EMPLOYER UNDER ANY LAW,
 RULE, REGULATION OR COLLECTIVELY NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT, OR THE RIGHTS AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S2588A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3354
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §159-c, Civ Serv L; add §196-c, Lab l

S2588A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants time off for public employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

S2588A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2588A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2588--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, BROUK, HINCHEY, REICHLIN-MELNICK, RIVERA
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee

 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation  to  leave  time  for
   COVID-19  vaccination; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
   upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
 159-c to read as follows:
   § 159-C. LEAVE TIME FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION. 1. EVERY PUBLIC OFFICER,
 EMPLOYEE OF THIS STATE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COUNTY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY COMMUNI-
 TY COLLEGE, EMPLOYEE OF ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY,  EMPLOYEE  OF  ANY  PUBLIC
 BENEFIT  CORPORATION,  EMPLOYEE  OF ANY BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL
 SERVICES (BOCES), EMPLOYEE OF ANY  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  AND  EXTENSION
 BOARD,  OR  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT ENUMERATED IN SECTION ONE OF CHAPTER FIVE
 HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN,  EMPLOYEE
 OF  ANY MUNICIPALITY, EMPLOYEE OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF
 A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW  YORK  STATE  AND  LOCAL  EMPLOYEES'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER IN THE NEW
 YORK  STATE  TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE ENTITLED TO ABSENT
 HIMSELF OR HERSELF AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A PAID LEAVE  OF  ABSENCE
 FROM  HIS  OR HER DUTIES OR SERVICE FOR A SUFFICIENT PERIOD OF TIME, NOT
 TO EXCEED FOUR HOURS PER  VACCINE  INJECTION,  UNLESS  SUCH  OFFICER  OR
 EMPLOYEE  SHALL  RECEIVE A GREATER NUMBER OF HOURS PURSUANT TO A COLLEC-
 TIVELY BARGAINED AGREEMENT OR AS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY  THE  EMPLOYER,
 TO BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08673-09-1

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