NYSBA LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW
Bill Status Report
02-27-2015 - 22:05:11

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AB 45   Rozic, Nily D. Enacts the "adjunct professors' unemployment insurance fairness act".
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 57   Rozic, Nily D. Relates to workplace violence.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 113   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Permits awarding of reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and exemplary damages in court actions for unlawful discriminatory practices pursuant to the human rights law.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 116   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Creates additional remedies for unlawful discharge, penalty, or discrimination due to the exercise of an employee's right to be absent from employment for jury duty.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Judiciary
03-03-15 A Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., 832 LOB Assembly Judiciary

AB 143   Gantt, David F. Authorizes the city of Rochester to require a local labor force component in awarding public contracts.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Local Governments

AB 314   Abinanti, Thomas J. Prohibits employer retaliation against employees in the financial services industry.
Bill History: 12-30-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 437   Rosenthal, Linda B. Establishes policy of equal pay for both sexes and equivalent value of work and directs the taking of corrective action.
Bill History: 12-30-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 510   Kolb, Brian M. Establishes the "Family and medical leave independent savings account act"; provides a tax credit for employee compensation deferred to such accounts.
Bill History: 01-06-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 523   Kolb, Brian M. Provides that an employer shall not be liable for unemployment benefits for an employee who voluntarily leaves employment.
Bill History: 01-06-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 756   Cahill, Kevin A. Authorizes the commissioner of labor to promulgate any rules and regulations governing the A-weighted sound level of the operations of coin and paper counting devices.
Bill History: 01-07-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 806   Rosenthal, Linda B. Relates to directing the granting of excused leave to public officers and employees of this state to undertake screening for cervical cancer.
Bill History: 01-07-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Employees
03-03-15 A Meeting set for 1:00 p.m., 840 LOB Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 981   Gunther, Aileen M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Economic Development

AB 995   Rosenthal, Linda B. Requires prior written notice upon hiring and once annually to all employees, informing them of the types of electronic monitoring which may occur.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor
01-26-15 A Meeting set for Off the Floor Assembly Labor
01-26-15 A Committee meeting cancelled Assembly Labor
02-03-15 A Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., 524 LOB Assembly Labor
02-03-15 A Committee meeting cancelled Assembly Labor

AB 1012   Miller, Michael G. Requires notice of public work projects to residents in N.Y. city.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Cities

AB 1028   Gunther, Aileen M. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for nurses in the office of children and family services.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1066   Gunther, Aileen M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master electricians by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Economic Development

AB 1088   Steck, Philip G. Relates to eliminating a disincentive for whistleblowers.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1160   Gunther, Aileen M. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for non-nursing direct care staff.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1386   Cahill, Kevin A. Provides for cost-of-living adjustments of disability benefits for an employee with a permanent total disability.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1433   Paulin, Amy R. Requires agency payroll records be made available.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 1493   Cahill, Kevin A. Directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study and report on current trends in the workforce that supports the generation and transmission of power in the utility industry.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Energy

AB 1504   Gantt, David F. Sets internal investigative standards and practices for police officers with respect to matters of police conduct.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1516   Crouch, Clifford W. Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1543   Magee, Bill Excludes certain seasonal fair workers from the definition of employee for purposes of the minimum wage act.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1548   Gottfried, Richard N. Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act".
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Health

AB 1549   Wright, Keith L.T. Prohibits hiring discrimination by employers, employment agencies and licensing agencies based upon an individual's unemployment status.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 1574   Jaffee, Ellen C. Implements state policy of fair and equal pay for equivalent value of work.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1685   Magnarelli, William B. Relates to tenured teacher discipline.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Education

AB 1721   O'Donnell, Daniel J. Prohibits employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal.he STAR exemption.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Real Property Taxation

AB 1787   Wright, Keith L.T. Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1790   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1799   Paulin, Amy R. Relates to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1916   Crouch, Clifford W. Establishes an authorized absence from work for certain emergency services volunteers.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1917   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Relates to permitting excused absences of state employees for the purpose of donating blood.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1923   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Requires persons or entities providing benefits in the event of disability to not impose onerous or unreasonable conditions for the payment of benefits thereunder.
Bill History: 02-19-15 A Second report
02-19-15 A Advanced to third reading
02-25-15 A Set on the Assembly Floor Calendar
02-25-15 A Laid out for discussion
02-25-15 A Laid aside

AB 2046   Pretlow, Gary J. Relates to the designation of workers' compensation coverage for certain employees.
Bill History: 01-15-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2336   Crouch, Clifford W. Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2343   Abbate, Jr., Peter J. Provides for payment of salary, wages, medical and hospital expenses of members of the state police with injuries or illness incurred in the performance of duties.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees
03-03-15 A Meeting set for 1:00 p.m., 840 LOB Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2372   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Enacts the "credit privacy in employment act" to prohibit the use of consumer credit reports in hiring and employment determinations.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection

AB 2482   Kim, Ronald T. Enacts parental involvement leave act requiring employers to grant employees up to 16 hours leave to attend school conferences or classroom activities.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2503   Graf, Alfred C. Allows political subdivisions to enter into purchase contracts with retailers, vendors and wholesalers when such contracts are lower than the lowest responsible bidder.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Local Governments

AB 2549   Graf, Alfred C. Relates to noncompliance of an employer or income payor with income execution orders.
Bill History: 01-16-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Judiciary

AB 2575   Brennan, James F. Establishes the "minimum standards for subsidized jobs act".
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2734   Sepulveda, Luis R. Relates to the definition of "direct relationship" for the purposes of article 23-A of the correction law regarding certain licensures and employment.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Corrections

AB 2747   Titone, Matthew J. Prohibits state contracts with vendors that forbid employees from litigating discrimination or harassment claims.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 2763   Englebright, Steven Revives causes of action for denial of retroactive membership by public retirement systems for members who would have qualified for such relief under section 803.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2784   Katz, Stephen Requires employers to register for E-verify program for verification of employment eligibility; establishes a tax credit for employers with less than fifty employees.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2801   Pretlow, Gary J. Provides for the payment of the salary, wages, medical and hospital expenses of any city of Yonkers detention officer injured in the line of duty.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Local Governments

AB 2804   Pretlow, Gary J. Allows municipal commissions to use alternate lists for filling vacancies with resident and non-resident minority group members and women in order to achieve diversity.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2815   Englebright, Steven Provides that unemployment insurance provisions shall not apply to work performed during participation in the Older American Community Service Employment Program.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2842   Pretlow, Gary J. Prohibits discrimination in promotion of police officers who fail to meet their employer's ticket quotas.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2843   Aubry, Jeffrion L. Expands definition of place of public accommodation.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 2853   Simotas, Aravella Relates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2887   Englebright, Steven Relates to prohibiting a diminution of certain employee benefits.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2889   Pretlow, Gary J. Enacts provisions providing protection to employees from retaliatory actions by employers where such employees report improper business activities.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2898   Pretlow, Gary J. Provides for implementation of domestic violence employee awareness and assistance policies by employers and grants disability benefits credit therefor.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 2905   Weprin, David I. Enacts the "state workforce injury reduction act".
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2937   Englebright, Steven Directs that long term care counseling shall be provided to individuals participating in the public retirement systems of the state and city of New York.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 2990   Aubry, Jeffrion L. Requires employers to make a conditional offer of employment before inquiring about any criminal convictions of a prospective employee.
Bill History: 01-20-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Corrections

AB 3047   Fahy, Patricia A. Requires legislative approval of any contract between a corporation and New York state that would require the relocation of 75 or more employees across county lines.
Bill History: 01-21-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Judiciary

AB 3109   Morelle, Joseph D. Clarifies methods for the payment of wages and authorizes the payment of wages by use of payroll cards.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3128   Titone, Matthew J. Provides unemployment insurance for survivors of domestic violence.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3210   Peoples-Stokes, Crystal D. Exempts contractors employed by the city of Buffalo from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3242   Fitzpatrick, Michael J. Removes the requirement that a public employer continue terms of an expired agreement until a new agreement is negotiated with an employee organization.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 3250   Englebright, Steven Establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3328   Wright, Keith L.T. Enacts the "roadway excavation quality assurance act".
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3422   Barclay, William A. Waives civil service examination application fees for veterans.
Bill History: 01-22-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 3497   Wright, Keith L.T. Provides tax credit for employers of workers who were receiving public assistance immediately preceding such employment.
Bill History: 01-23-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Ways and Means

AB 3523   Weprin, David I. Establishes policy of equal pay for both sexes and comparability of value of work and directs the taking of corrective action.
Bill History: 01-23-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 3539   Weprin, David I. Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of certain public employee retirees.
Bill History: 01-23-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 3556   Wright, Keith L.T. Relates to application of guidelines for medical treatment for injured workers.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3677   Magnarelli, William B. Exempts contractors employed by certain municipalities from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3688   Peoples-Stokes, Crystal D. Relates to enacting the "save New York call center jobs act of 2015".
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3700   Glick, Deborah J. Allows employees to utilize sick leave to care for family, household members and domestic partners.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3702   Moya, Francisco P. Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; procedures; granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection

AB 3768   Wright, Keith L.T. Relates to the definition of employment as it concerns professional models; repealer.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3773   Goldfeder, Philip Requires notice from employers to customers of service charges and administrative fees that are not distributed to employees as gratuities.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3792   Tenney, Claudia Increases the threshold of employer's withheld taxes.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Ways and Means

AB 3832   Wright, Keith L.T. Enacts the broadcast employees' freedom to work act; repealer.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3863   Tenney, Claudia Suspends the Triborough amendment; requires the mandate relief team to prepare a list of unfunded mandates; expires in two years.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 3876   Tenney, Claudia Repeals the wage theft prevention act, amending various provisions of the labor law.
Bill History: 01-26-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3892   Wright, Keith L.T. Enacts the "charter schools construction fair wages act".
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3895   Wright, Keith L.T. Establishes procedure and standards for determining an employee was unjustly dismissed; provides remedy for unjust dismissal.
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3916   Tenney, Claudia Creates and allows funding for post-employment benefit reserve funds.
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Local Governments

AB 3942   Tenney, Claudia Relates to maintaining a list of pre-authorized procedures.
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3956   Wright, Keith L.T. Directs the commissioner of labor to establish the form and content for contracts for the employment of domestic workers.
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 3974   Wright, Keith L.T. Provides that a child regardless of age who has lived with a tenant parent for two years or more in a rent-regulated apartment shall be deemed a tenant.
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Housing

AB 3981   Morelle, Joseph D. Enacts the "unfunded mandate reform act".
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 4007   McKevitt, Thomas Includes distributions to an employer sponsored retirement plans in the definition of "income" for determining eligibility in the school tax relief program (STAR).
Bill History: 01-28-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Real Property Taxation

AB 4056   Wright, Keith L.T. Authorizes the local enactment of a residency requirement upon certain employees in New York city.
Bill History: 01-29-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 4087   Wright, Keith L.T. Authorizes certain care and treatment to injured employees.
Bill History: 01-29-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4388   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting that an employee or applicant disclose any means for accessing an electronic personal account or service.
Bill History: 01-30-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor
03-03-15 A Meeting set for 12:30 p.m., 524 LOB Assembly Labor

AB 4464   Ramos, Philip R. Relates to certain veterans and competitive civil service exam points.
Bill History: 02-02-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Veterans Affairs
AB 4558 -- No Action Found --

AB 4642   Simotas, Aravella Relates to prescription prices and pharmacies for injured employees.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4643   Stec, Daniel G. Proposes the removal of pension and retirement benefits from persons convicted of certain felonies.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees
02-10-15 A Sent to the Attorney - General for opinion

AB 4653   Colton, William Requires department of economic development to prepare report relating to international trade agreements.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 4713   Colton, William Prohibits solid waste polluters from procuring solid waste public contracts.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Environmental Conservation

AB 4737   Moya, Francisco P. Enacts the "regional labor protection act of 2015".
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4744   Colton, William Requires that an employee, who is transferred from one state agency to another because his or her previous position was eliminated, be entitled to certain benefits.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4753   Moya, Francisco P. Requires the payment of prevailing wages on certain state university of New York construction projects.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4755   Colton, William Enacts CJ's Law--oil and gas drilling workplace safety act.
Bill History: 02-05-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 4762   Nolan, Catherine T. Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act, granting collective bargaining rights, workers' compensation and unemployment benefits to farmworkers.
Bill History: 02-06-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 5005   Moya, Francisco P. Requires government agencies to provide notice to any applicant which has been denied employment due to review of a background check of the reasons for such denial.
Bill History: 02-10-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 5008   Lifton, Barbara S. Directs the president of the civil service commission to study and publish a report evaluating wage disparities among public employers.
Bill History: 02-10-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 5025   Perry, N. Nick Provides for the indefinite suspension of New York city police officers without pay pending the disposition of charges of incompetence or misconduct in certain cases.
Bill History: 02-10-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 5095   Zebrowski, Kenneth P. Relates to providing notification of prevailing wage violation allegations.
Bill History: 02-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 5117   Goodell, Andrew Authorizes minors who are members of a religious community to engage or assist in employment which minors are otherwise prohibited from performing.
Bill History: 02-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 5220   Cusick, Michael J. Relates to work hours for lifeguards.
Bill History: 02-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 5265   Abinanti, Thomas J. Relates to discipline of an employee for physical or sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 02-17-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 5304   Abbate, Jr., Peter J. Extends provisions of "heart bill" to deputy sheriff members of the NYCERS.
Bill History: 02-17-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 5308   Abbate, Jr., Peter J. Relates to determination of state contribution for certain benefits provided pursuant to collective bargaining agreements.
Bill History: 02-17-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

SB 61   Squadron, Daniel Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression and includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression under the hate crimes statute.
Bill History: 12-17-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Investigations & Government Operations

SB 164   Diaz, Ruben M. Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work.
Bill History: 12-19-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 285   DeFrancisco, John A. Eliminates an employer's annual notice requirement.
Bill History: 12-22-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 303   Espaillat, Adriano Relates to suspension or demotion upon abolition or reduction of positions for labor class titles.
Bill History: 12-22-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 441   Gallivan, Patrick M. Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections.
Bill History: 12-24-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 532   Gallivan, Patrick M. Provides for payment of salary, wages, medical and hospital expenses of members of the state police with injuries or illness incurred in the performance of duties.
Bill History: 12-30-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 572   Squadron, Daniel Relates to payment of independent contractors.
Bill History: 12-31-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 598   Diaz, Ruben M. Requires farm labor contractors to provide certified copies of payroll records to the commissioner of labor.
Bill History: 12-31-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 674   Parker, Kevin S. Enacts parental involvement leave act requiring employers to grant employees up to 16 hours leave to attend school conferences or classroom activities.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 675   Parker, Kevin S. Requires persons or entities providing benefits in the event of disability to not impose onerous or unreasonable conditions for the payment of benefits thereunder.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Judiciary

SB 680   Avella, Tony Prohibits elected officials from collecting retirement while still in office when the retirement is earned from an elective public office.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 757   Kennedy, Timothy M. Relates to enacting the "save New York call center jobs act of 2015".
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 758   Kennedy, Timothy M. Permits awarding of reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and exemplary damages in court actions for unlawful discriminatory practices pursuant to the human rights law.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Investigations & Government Operations

SB 782   Hannon, Kemp Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act".
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Health

SB 811   Breslin, Neil D. Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 832   Libous, Thomas W. Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers.
Bill History: 02-09-15 S Meeting set for 11:30 a.m., 410 LOB Senate Civil Service and Pensions
02-09-15 S First report calendar
02-10-15 S Second report
02-25-15 S Advanced to third reading
02-26-15 S Placed on the Senate Floor Calendar

SB 842   Robach, Joseph E. Relates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 930   Avella, Tony Enacts CJ's Law--oil and gas drilling workplace safety act.
Bill History: 01-07-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 974   Montgomery, Velmanette Relates to training and education for sustainable wage jobs and traditional and nontraditional employment in public assistance employment programs.
Bill History: 01-07-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Social Services

SB 1070   Peralta, Jose R. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for nurses in the office of children and family services.
Bill History: 01-08-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1154   Avella, Tony Allows employees to utilize sick leave to care for family, household members and domestic partners.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1208   Parker, Kevin S. Requires all employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1232   Parker, Kevin S. Provides for a state workforce fuel reduction and conservation program which will develop and assist in implementing strategies to reduce fuel consumption.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 1254   Peralta, Jose R. Expands retraining opportunities to unemployed residents of the state.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1255   Peralta, Jose R. Requires the payment of prevailing wages on certain state university of New York construction projects.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1272   Peralta, Jose R. Broadens scope of prevailing wage requirements for service employees and establishes criminal penalties for violations.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1276   Peralta, Jose R. Relates to unemployment insurance benefits for professional employment by certain educational institutions.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1291   Espaillat, Adriano Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act, granting collective bargaining rights, workers' compensation and unemployment benefits to farmworkers.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1464   Kennedy, Timothy M. Grants additional credit to volunteer firefighters in competitive civil service examinations for appointment and promotion, also for retention.
Bill History: 01-12-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 1545   Klein, Jeffrey D. Enacts the "credit privacy in employment act" to prohibit the use of consumer credit reports in hiring and employment determinations.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection
02-04-15 S Amend (T) and recommit to Senate Consumer Protection
02-04-15 S Print number SB 1545 A

SB 1549   Kennedy, Timothy M. Waives civil service examination application fees for veterans.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veterans Affairs & Homeland Securit

SB 1551   Kennedy, Timothy M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 1573   Parker, Kevin S. Establishes the NYS Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 105th anniversary commemoration commission.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1677   Bonacic, John J. Relates to workplace violence.
Bill History: 01-14-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1864   Marcellino, Carl L. Prohibits state contracts with vendors that forbid employees from litigating discrimination or harassment claims.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1892   Parker, Kevin S. Enacts the protection in the workplace act.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1936   Parker, Kevin S. Establishes the "Safe Staffing for Hospital Care Act".
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health

SB 1945   Bonacic, John J. Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1979   Young, Catharine M. Relates to asbestos project notification and associated fee.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1980   Young, Catharine M. Authorizes minors who are members of a religious community to engage or assist in employment which minors are otherwise prohibited from performing.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2029   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Requires employers to make a conditional offer of employment before inquiring about any criminal convictions of a prospective employee.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 2037   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Allows municipal commissions to use alternate lists for filling vacancies with resident and non-resident minority group members and women in order to achieve diversity.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 2096   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Relates to the definition of "direct relationship" for the purposes of article 23-A of the correction law regarding certain licensures and employment.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction

SB 2125   Breslin, Neil D. Requires legislative approval of any contract between a corporation and New York state that would require the relocation of 75 or more employees across county lines.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 2155   Golden, Martin J. Relates to payment of independent contractors.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2161   Carlucci, David Increases local government participation in the Empire Plan Prescription Drug Plan.
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 2178   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Enacts the "adjunct professors' unemployment insurance fairness act".
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2189   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Enacts the "Omnibus Prevailing Wage Enforcement Act".
Bill History: 01-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2209   Larkin, Jr., William J. Authorizes veterans' and disabled veterans' credits to be added to an individual's civil service examination after the establishment of an eligible list.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Sent to the Attorney - General for opinion
02-25-15 S Meeting set for 11:30 a.m., 510 LOB Senate Judiciary
02-23-15 S Opinion referred to Senate Judiciary
02-25-15 S First report calendar
02-26-15 S Second report

SB 2225   Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for prospective employers to make certain inquiries relating to criminal convictions.
Bill History: 01-22-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction

SB 2578   Parker, Kevin S. Provides public and private employees right to review personnel file.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2590   Gallivan, Patrick M. Clarifies methods for the payment of wages and authorizes the payment of wages by use of payroll cards.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2593   Martins, Jack M. Establishes certain waivers from the project notification fee imposed for certain asbestos removal projects.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2707   Krueger, Liz Enacts the New York state fair pay act.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2756   Parker, Kevin S. Enacts the "Unemployment Insurance Liability Act of 2015".
Bill History: 01-29-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 2842   Addabbo, Jr., Joseph P. Enacts the "state workforce injury reduction act".
Bill History: 01-29-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 2954   Croci, Thomas D. Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions.
Bill History: 01-30-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veterans Affairs & Homeland Securit
02-25-15 S Amend (T) and recommit to Senate Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security
02-25-15 S Print number SB 2954 A

SB 2959   Ortt, Robert G. Exempts contractors employed by municipalities from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions.litions.
Bill History: 01-30-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor
02-20-15 S Amend (T) and recommit to Senate Labor
02-20-15 S Print number SB 2959 A

SB 2983   Hannon, Kemp Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for non-nursing direct care staff.
Bill History: 01-30-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 3039   Espaillat, Adriano Requires employment agencies in the city of New York to provide and post a job seekers bill of rights.
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 3090   Espaillat, Adriano Provides that a child regardless of age who has lived with a tenant parent for two years or more in a rent-regulated apartment shall be deemed a tenant.
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Housing and Construction

SB 3195   Stavisky, Toby Ann Expands definition of place of public accommodation.
Bill History: 02-03-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 3202   Golden, Martin J. Relates to determination of state contribution for certain benefits provided pursuant to collective bargaining agreements.
Bill History: 02-03-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions
02-09-15 S Meeting set for 11:30 a.m., 410 LOB Senate Civil Service and Pensions
02-09-15 S Reported and committed to Senate Finance

SB 3249   Montgomery, Velmanette Establishes policy of equal pay for both sexes and equivalent value of work and directs the taking of corrective action.
Bill History: 02-03-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 3275   Sanders, Jr., James Allows credit unions, savings banks, savings and loan associations and federal savings associations to accept and secure deposits from municipal corporations.
Bill History: 02-04-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 3298   Ranzenhofer, Michael H. Relates to providing notification of prevailing wage violation allegations.
Bill History: 02-04-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 3320   Lanza, Andrew J. Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of certain public employee retirees.
Bill History: 02-05-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 3363   Lanza, Andrew J. Requires agency payroll records be made available.
Bill History: 02-05-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 3382   Savino, Diane J. Relates to reciprocity of debarments imposed under the federal Davis-Bacon Act.
Bill History: 02-06-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 3415   Klein, Jeffrey D. Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; procedures; granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto.
Bill History: 02-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 3496   Stavisky, Toby Ann Relates to actions brought by employees for unpaid wages; and creates the employee wage safety fund.
Bill History: 02-10-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 3584   Espaillat, Adriano Provides a time schedule that the fiscal officer must follow when investigating and adjudicating complaints of prevailing wage violations.
Bill History: 02-12-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 3639   Ortt, Robert G. Relates to discipline of an employee for physical or sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 02-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 3686   Lanza, Andrew J. Relates to work hours for lifeguards.
Bill History: 02-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 3701   Ranzenhofer, Michael H. Creates a jobs development incentive income tax credit available to employers who employ individuals previously receiving unemployment.
Bill History: 02-17-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 3749   Espaillat, Adriano Promotes fairness in competitive bidding by providing for enforcement of prevailing wage provisions applicable to public work construction projects.
Bill History: 02-17-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 3786   Parker, Kevin S. Directs the president of the civil service commission to study and publish a report evaluating wage disparities among public employers.
Bill History: 02-17-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions


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