Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 24, 2023||
referred to labor
Assembly Bill A6605
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A6605 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A6605 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6605 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y April 24, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. REYES, CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to paid fami- ly leave and bereavement 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 INCLUDING BEREAVEMENT UPON THE DEATH OF SUCH 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) because of any qualifying exigency as interpreted 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; OR (D) LEAVE TAKEN FOR THE PURPOSES OF BEREAVEMENT DUE TO THE DEATH OF A FAMILY MEMBER. § 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 205 of the workers' compensation law, as added by section 6 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: (b) For any period of family leave wherein the notice and medical certification, OR DEATH CERTIFICATE, as prescribed by the chair has not been filed. At the discretion of the chair or chair's designee pursuant to section two hundred twenty-one of this article, the family member who EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05709-01-3
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