senate Bill S8831

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes light duty during pregnancy and parental leave for certain commuter rail employees

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9964 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Dec 09, 2022 signed chap.668
Dec 02, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1681
substituted for s8831
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a9964
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1681
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 22, 2022 referred to transportation

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S8831 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9964
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1266-l, Pub Auth L

S8831 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes light duty during pregnancy and parental leave for certain commuter rail service employees.

S8831 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8831 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8831
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 22, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   light  duty  during  pregnancy and parental leave for certain commuter
   rail service employees
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 1266-l to read as follows:
   § 1266-L. LIGHT DUTY FOR EMPLOYEES. 1. SHOULD ANY EMPLOYEE ENGAGED  IN
 THE  SERVICE  OF  ANY  COMMUTER  RAIL  SERVICE  OWNED OR OPERATED BY THE
 AUTHORITY OR ITS SUBSIDIARY, WHO IS PREGNANT BE PREVENTED BY SUCH  PREG-
 NANCY  FROM  PERFORMING  THE ACTIVITIES INVOLVED IN HER REGULAR ASSIGNED
 DUTIES DUE, BUT IS ABLE, AS DETERMINED BY THE EMPLOYEE'S MEDICAL PROVID-
 ER, TO PERFORM SPECIFIED TYPES OF LIGHT DUTY, THE  EMPLOYER  SHALL  MAKE
 AVAILABLE  SUCH LIGHT DUTY TO THE EMPLOYEE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH
 LIGHT DUTY SHALL ENABLE HER TO CONTINUE TO BE ENTITLED TO HER CONCURRENT
 ASSIGNMENT EARNINGS, INCLUDING INCREASES THEREOF AND FRINGE BENEFITS, TO
 WHICH SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN ENTITLED IF SHE WERE ABLE TO PERFORM HER REGU-
 LAR ASSIGNED DUTIES.
   2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED  TO  DIMINISH  THE  RIGHTS,
 PRIVILEGES,  OR REMEDIES OF ANY EMPLOYEE UNDER ANY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
 AGREEMENT OR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15439-01-2


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