Bill Text: NY S04624 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits certain employment agreements by state and local authorities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS [S04624 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04624-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 18, 2019
        Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, JACOBS -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,
          Authorities and Commissions
        AN  ACT  to  amend the public authorities law, in relation to employment
          agreements by state and local authorities
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
     2  section 2854 to read as follows:
     3    § 2854. Employment agreements. No state or local authority shall enter
     4  into an employment contract or agreement or extension or  renewal  of  a
     5  contract  or  agreement with any person that provides that, in the event
     6  the person shall cease employment, such person shall receive any payment
     7  or other benefit not required by state or federal law: (a) in an  amount
     8  in  excess  of the periodic payment or benefit such person was receiving
     9  when employment ended; or (b) for a period in excess of ten weeks  after
    10  such employment ends.
    11    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to any
    12  contract or renewal or extension of contract dated after this act  shall
    13  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.