senate Bill S385

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the make time for parenting act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jan 06, 2021 referred to labor

S385 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5047
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21-A §§785 - 792, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8022
2015-2016: A2160
2017-2018: A3983
2019-2020: S2418, A2318

S385 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the "make time for parenting act".

S385 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S385 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    385
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 the make time for  parent-
   ing act
 
   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  article  21-A  to
 read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 21-A
                        MAKE TIME FOR PARENTING ACT
 SECTION 785. SHORT TITLE.
         786. DEFINITIONS.
         787. SCHOOL CONFERENCE AND ACTIVITY LEAVE.
         788. NOTIFICATION.
         789. VERIFICATION.
         790. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS.
         791. LIMITS ON LEAVE.
         792. ENFORCEMENT.
   §  785.  SHORT  TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
 THE "MAKE TIME FOR PARENTING ACT".
   § 786. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
   1. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS SERVICES  FOR  HIRE
 FOR AN EMPLOYER FOR:
   A. AT LEAST SIX CONSECUTIVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING A REQUEST FOR
 LEAVE UNDER THIS ARTICLE; AND
   B.  AN AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK EQUAL TO AT LEAST ONE-HALF THE
 FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS IN THE EMPLOYERS' JOB CLASSIFICATION,  AS
 DEFINED  BY THE EMPLOYERS' PERSONNEL POLICIES OR PRACTICES OR IN ACCORD-
 ANCE WITH A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, DURING THOSE SIX MONTHS.
   2. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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