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A09635 Summary:

BILL NOA09635A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S09388
 
SPONSORPheffer Amato
 
COSPNSRDickens, Sillitti, Thiele, Tapia, Slater, Novakhov
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §201, Work Comp L
 
Expands the definition of "family leave" to include persons recovering from the unintended intrauterine death of a fetus that occurs after the clinical estimate of the twentieth week of gestation.
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A09635 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         9635--A
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 26, 2024
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Labor --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to providing
          family leave to persons recovering from  the  unintended  intrauterine
          death  of a fetus that occurs after the clinical estimate of the twen-
          tieth week of gestation
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 201 of the workers' compensation
     2  law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,
     3  is amended to read as follows:
     4    15. "Family leave" shall mean any leave  taken  by  an  employee  from
     5  work:    (a)  to  participate  in  providing care, including physical or
     6  psychological care, for a family member of the employee  made  necessary
     7  by  a serious health condition of the family member; or (b) to bond with
     8  the employee's child during the first twelve months  after  the  child's
     9  birth,  or  the first twelve months after the placement of the child for
    10  adoption or foster care with the employee; or (c) to  recover  from  the
    11  unintended  intrauterine death of a fetus that occurs after the clinical
    12  estimate of the twentieth week of gestation; or (d) because of any qual-
    13  ifying exigency as interpreted under the family and medical  leave  act,
    14  29  U.S.C.S  §  2612(a)(1)(e) and 29 C.F.R. S.825.126(a)(1)-(8), arising
    15  out of the fact that the spouse, domestic partner, child, or  parent  of
    16  the  employee  is  on  active duty (or has been notified of an impending
    17  call or order to active duty) in the armed forces of the United States.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14905-02-4
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