senate Bill S6768

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to preventing occupational exposure to an airborne infectious diseases

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.142
delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.478
substituted for a7477
May 26, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1305
May 14, 2021 referred to rules

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§218-b & 27-d, Lab L; amd §4, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.1034-B & A.2681-B)

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts chapter amendments to statutes requiring model standards for prevention of occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease.

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 14, 2021
 Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  preventing  occupational
   exposure  to an airborne infectious disease; and to amend a chapter of
   the laws of 2021 amending the  labor law relating to preventing  occu-
   pational  exposure  to  an airborne infectious disease, as proposed in
   legislative bills numbers S.1034-B and A. 2681-B, in relation  to  the
   effectiveness thereof
   Section 1. Section 218-b of the labor law, as added by  a  chapter  of
 the laws of  2021 amending the  labor law relating to preventing occupa-
 tional exposure to an airborne infectious disease, as proposed in legis-
 lative  bills  numbers  S.1034-B  and  A.  2681-B, is amended to read as
   § 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  DIGITAL  APPLICATIONS  OR  PLATFORMS,  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  OR  INDEPENDENT
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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