senate Bill S768

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Defines temporary total disability

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 02, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.598
substituted for a1118
May 24, 2022 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1284
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jan 06, 2021 referred to labor

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S768 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1118
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7954, A9955

S768 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines temporary total disability as the injured employee's inability to perform his or her pre-injury employment duties or any modified employment offered by the employer that is consistent with the employee's disability.

S768 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S768 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    768
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, JACKSON, MAY, MAYER, SAVINO -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Labor
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to defining
   temporary total disability

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2 of section 15 of the workers' compensation
 law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 1966, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   2.  Temporary total disability. In case of temporary total disability,
 WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF THE INJURED EMPLOYEE'S INABILITY TO  PERFORM  HIS
 OR  HER  PRE-INJURY EMPLOYMENT DUTIES OR ANY MODIFIED EMPLOYMENT OFFERED
 BY THE EMPLOYER THAT  IS  CONSISTENT  WITH  THE  EMPLOYEE'S  DISABILITY,
 sixty-six and two-thirds per centum of the average weekly wages shall be
 paid to the employee during the continuance thereof, except as otherwise
 provided in this chapter.
   § 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03446-01-1


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