senate Bill S3946

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides employers with the opportunity to register for emergency alerts from the state of New York public safety alert mass notification system

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 27, 2021 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2021 1st report cal.496
Feb 01, 2021 referred to labor

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S3946 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6565
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5805

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the department of labor to provide employers with an opportunity to register for the office of information technology services alert system to facilitate the timely distribution of information from the state concerning critical information about emergency incidents or occurrences which pose a potential imminent threat to the health or safety of the employees of such employers.

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3946
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 providing  employers  with
   the opportunity to register for emergency alerts from the state of New
   York public safety alert mass notification system

   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  219-d  to
 read as follows:
   § 219-D. EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM EMPLOYER REGISTRATION. 1.
 THE  DEPARTMENT,  IN  COOPERATION  WITH  THE STATE OFFICE OF INFORMATION
 TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, SHALL PROVIDE EVERY EMPLOYER IN THE  STATE  WITH  A
 REGISTRATION FORM WHICH SHALL BE CREATED BY THE STATE OFFICE OF INFORMA-
 TION  TECHNOLOGY  SERVICES,  TO  VOLUNTARILY REGISTER WITH THE EMERGENCY
 ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM. SUCH REGISTRATION FORM SHALL BE  PROVIDED  TO
 EMPLOYERS BY MAIL OR IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT, AND SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A
 SUMMARY  OF  THE  BENEFITS  OF REGISTERING FOR ALERTS FROM THE EMERGENCY
 ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM, INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF HOW THE USE OF THE
 EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM CAN BE UTILIZED TO PRESERVE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY
 OF WORKERS, AND AN EXAMPLE FOR DISSEMINATION TO WORKERS  OF  INFORMATION
 RECEIVED FROM AN EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE "EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION
 SYSTEM"  SHALL  MEAN THE STATE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
 ALERT SYSTEM KNOWN AS ALERT.NY.GOV, OR NY-ALERT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02693-02-1


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