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S05925 Summary:

BILL NOS05925
 
SAME ASSAME AS A02830-B
 
SPONSORHANNON
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 159-b, rpld 159-c, Civ Serv L
 
Grants excused leave to public officers, employees of the state, county, municipality or school district to undertake screening for cancer.
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S05925 Actions:

BILL NOS05925
 
05/05/2017REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS
06/15/2017COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
06/15/2017ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1799
06/15/2017PASSED SENATE
06/15/2017DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/15/2017referred to ways and means
06/20/2017substituted for a2830b
06/20/2017ordered to third reading rules cal.473
06/20/2017passed assembly
06/20/2017returned to senate
12/06/2017DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
12/18/2017SIGNED CHAP.465
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S05925 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5925
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       May 5, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 
        AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
          granting  of  excused leave to public officers and public employees to
          undertake cancer screenings; and to repeal certain provisions of  such
          law relating thereto
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 159-b of the civil service law, as amended by chap-
     2  ter 566 of the laws of 2006, subdivisions 1 and 2 as amended by  chapter
     3  391 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
     4    §  159-b.  Excused leave to undertake a screening for [breast] cancer.
     5  1.  Every public officer, employee of this state, employee of any  coun-
     6  ty, employee of any community college, employee of any public authority,
     7  employee  of  any  public  benefit corporation, employee of any board of
     8  cooperative educational services (BOCES),  employee  of  any  vocational
     9  education  and  extension  board,  or  a  school  district enumerated in
    10  section one of chapter five hundred sixty-six of the  laws  of  nineteen
    11  hundred  sixty-seven,  employee  of  any  municipality,  employee of any
    12  school district or any employee of a participating employer in  the  New
    13  York  state  and local employees' retirement system or any employee of a
    14  participating employer in the New York state teachers' retirement system
    15  shall be entitled to absent himself or herself and shall  be  deemed  to
    16  have  a  paid leave of absence from his or her duties or service as such
    17  public officer or employee  of  this  state,  employee  of  any  county,
    18  employee  of  any  community  college, employee of any public authority,
    19  employee of any public benefit corporation, employee  of  any  board  of
    20  cooperative  educational  services  (BOCES),  employee of any vocational
    21  education and extension  board,  or  a  school  district  enumerated  in
    22  section  one  of  chapter five hundred sixty-six of the laws of nineteen
    23  hundred sixty-seven, employee  of  any  municipality,  employee  of  any
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04976-06-7

        S. 5925                             2
 
     1  school  district, or any employee of a participating employer in the New
     2  York state and local employees' retirement system or any employee  of  a
     3  participating employer in the New York state teachers' retirement system
     4  for  a  sufficient period of time, not to exceed four hours on an annual
     5  basis, to undertake a screening for [breast] cancer.
     6    2. The entire period of the leave of absence granted pursuant to  this
     7  section  shall  be  excused  leave  and shall not be charged against any
     8  other leave such public officer, employee of this state, employee of any
     9  county, employee of  any  community  college,  employee  of  any  public
    10  authority,  employee  of any public benefit corporation, employee of any
    11  board of cooperative educational services (BOCES), employee of any voca-
    12  tional education and extension board, or a school district enumerated in
    13  section one of chapter five hundred sixty-six of the  laws  of  nineteen
    14  hundred  sixty-seven,  employee  of  any  municipality,  employee of any
    15  school district or any employee of a participating employer in  the  New
    16  York  state  and local employees' retirement system or any employee of a
    17  participating employer in the New York state teachers' retirement system
    18  is otherwise entitled to.
    19    § 2. Section 159-c of the civil service law is REPEALED.
    20    § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    21  have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
    22  addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
    23  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
    24  and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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