senate Bill S9551

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires certain businesses to notify past and present employees of eligibility for the September eleventh victim compensation fund

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 09, 2022 referred to rules

S9551 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9715
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-rr, Gen Bus L

S9551 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires businesses with fifty or more employees to notify past and present employees of eligibility for the September eleventh victim compensation fund.

S9551 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9551 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9551
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             September 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
   certain businesses to notify past and present employees of eligibility
   for the September eleventh victim compensation fund
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 399-rr to read as follows:
   § 399-RR. SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH VICTIM  COMPENSATION  FUND  NOTIFICATION.
 1.  DEFINITIONS.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) THE "ELIGIBLE TIME PERIOD" SHALL BE ANY TIME  BEGINNING  SEPTEMBER
 ELEVENTH TWO THOUSAND ONE AND ENDING MAY THIRTIETH TWO THOUSAND TWO.
   (B)  THE  "EXPOSURE  ZONE"  SHALL  BE  DESIGNATED  AS ALL THAT PART OF
 MANHATTAN SOUTH AND WEST OF A LINE RUNNING ALONG  CANAL STREET FROM  THE
 HUDSON  RIVER  TO  THE  INTERSECTION  OF CANAL STREET AND EAST BROADWAY,
 NORTH ON EAST BROADWAY TO CLINTON STREET, AND EAST ON CLINTON STREET  TO
 THE  EAST  RIVER;  AND ANY AREA RELATED TO OR ALONG THE ROUTES OF DEBRIS
 REMOVAL, SUCH AS BARGES AND FRESH KILLS LANDFILL.
   (C) THE "SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH VICTIM COMPENSATION  FUND"  SHALL  BE  THE
 SEPTEMBER  ELEVENTH  VICTIM  COMPENSATION FUND ESTABLISHED UNDER THE AIR
 TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND SYSTEM STABILIZATION ACT (49 USC 40101).
   2. ANY BUSINESS WITH FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES WHICH OPERATED WITHIN THE
 EXPOSURE ZONE DURING THE ELIGIBLE TIME PERIOD SHALL NOTIFY  EACH  PERSON
 EMPLOYED  WITHIN  THE  EXPOSURE  ZONE DURING THE ELIGIBLE TIME PERIOD OF
 THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH VICTIM  COMPENSATION  FUND.
 THIS SHALL APPLY TO BOTH CURRENT AND FORMER EMPLOYEES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15191-03-2


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