Bill Text: NY S04358 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the definition of employer and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-11 - REFERRED TO LABOR [S04358 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04358-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4358
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 11, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the definition of employer
          and the duty of public employers to develop and implement programs  to
          prevent workplace violence
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 27-b of  the  labor
     2  law,  as  amended by chapter 504 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
     3  as follows:
     4    a. "Employer" means: (1) the state; (2) a political subdivision of the
     5  state, provided, however  that  this  subdivision  shall  not  mean  any
     6  employer  as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one-a of the educa-
     7  tion law; (3) a public authority, a public benefit corporation,  or  any
     8  other  governmental  agency  or  instrumentality  thereof;  [and] (4) an
     9  authorized agency as defined in paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  ten  of
    10  section  three  hundred  seventy-one  of  the  social  services law that
    11  accepts children adjudicated delinquent under article three of the fami-
    12  ly court act; and (5) a not-for-profit corporation, as defined in  para-
    13  graph  (a)  of section one hundred two of the not-for-profit corporation
    14  law, who received at least fifty percent of their budget through govern-
    15  ment sources.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00274-01-9
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