senate Bill S7308A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for paid family leave following pregnancy outcome

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2022 print number 7308a
Mar 29, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jul 28, 2021 referred to rules

S7308 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5231
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10244

S7308 - Summary

Provides for paid family leave following the outcome of a pregnancy, including a stillbirth, miscarriage or abortion.

S7308 - Sponsor Memo

S7308 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7308
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  providing
   for paid family leave following the stillbirth of a child or a miscar-
   riage

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers'  compensation
 law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
 is amended to read as follows:
   15.  "Family  leave"  shall  mean  any leave taken by an employee from
 work:   (a) to participate in  providing  care,  including  physical  or
 psychological  care,  for a family member of the employee made necessary
 by a serious health condition of the family member;  [or]  (b)  to  bond
 with  the  employee's  child  during  the  first twelve months after the
 child's birth, or the first twelve months after  the  placement  of  the
 child  for  adoption or foster care with the employee; [or] (c) TO MOURN
 THE LOSS OF A STILLBORN CHILD; (D) MOURNING THE LOSS OF  A  MISCARRIAGE;
 OR (E) because of any qualifying exigency as interpreted under the fami-
 ly  and  medical  leave  act,  29  U.S.C.S § 2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R.
 S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact that the  spouse,  domestic
 partner, child, or parent of the employee is on active duty (or has been
 notified  of  an  impending  call  or order to active duty) in the armed
 forces of the United States.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06339-03-1


S7308A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5231
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10244

S7308A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for paid family leave following the outcome of a pregnancy, including a stillbirth, miscarriage or abortion.

S7308A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7308A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7308--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to providing
   for paid family leave following any pregnancy outcome
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers' compensation
 law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
 is amended to read as follows:
   15. "Family leave" shall mean any leave  taken  by  an  employee  from
 work:    (a)  to  participate  in  providing care, including physical or
 psychological care, for a family member of the employee  made  necessary
 by  a  serious  health  condition of the family member; [or] (b) to bond
 with the employee's child during  the  first  twelve  months  after  the
 child's  birth,  or  the  first twelve months after the placement of the
 child for adoption or foster care with the employee; [or] (c) TO RECOVER
 AFTER A STILLBIRTH; (D) TO RECOVER AFTER A MISCARRIAGE; (E)  TO  RECOVER
 AFTER  AN  ABORTION; OR (F) because of any qualifying exigency as inter-
 preted  under  the  family  and  medical  leave  act,   29   U.S.C.S   §
 2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising out of the fact
 that  the  spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the employee is
 on active duty (or has been notified of an impending call  or  order  to
 active duty) in the armed forces of the United States.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06339-05-2

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