Senate Bill S6635

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to claims for mental injury premised upon extraordinary work-related stress incurred at work

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S6635 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5745
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6495, A8240
2019-2020: S1980, A7424
2021-2022: S6373, A2020

2023-S6635 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to claims for mental injury premised upon extraordinary work-related stress incurred at work; applies to all workers.

2023-S6635 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6635 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6635
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- 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 claims for
   mental injury premised upon extraordinary work-related stress
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 10 of the work-
 ers' compensation law, as added by section 1 of subpart I of part NNN of
 chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   (b) Where a [police officer or firefighter subject to  section  thirty
 of  this  article,  or emergency medical technician, paramedic, or other
 person certified to provide medical care in  emergencies,  or  emergency
 dispatcher]  WORKER  files  a  claim  for  mental  injury  premised upon
 extraordinary work-related stress incurred [in a work-related emergency]
 AT WORK, the board may not disallow the claim[,] upon a factual  finding
 that  the  stress  was not greater than that which usually occurs in the
 normal work environment.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08319-01-3



              

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