Bill Text: NY S03961 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to covered employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-21 - REFERRED TO LABOR [S03961 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03961-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 21, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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  covered
          employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 202 of the  workers'  compensation
     2  law, as amended by chapter 65 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2.  The  provisions of subdivision one of this section shall not apply
     5  to an employer of personal or domestic  employees  in  a  private  home,
     6  except  an  employer  shall become a covered employer from and after the
     7  expiration of four  weeks  following  the  employment  of  one  or  more
     8  personal  or domestic employees who work for a minimum of [forty] twenty
     9  hours per week for such employer and are employed on each  of  at  least
    10  thirty days in any calendar year.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.