Bill Text: NY S06464 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Enacts the "state workforce injury reduction act"; requires state agencies to submit a written action plan for reducing occurrences of injuries in the coming year to the governor and the legislature.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2018-12-21 - VETOED MEMO.315 [S06464 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S06464-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      May 23, 2017
        Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
          Pensions -- recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
          in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
          amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  civil  service law, in relation to enacting the
          "state workforce injury reduction act"
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "state
     2  workforce injury reduction act".
     3    § 2. Section 7 of the civil service law is amended  by  adding  a  new
     4  subdivision 8 to read as follows:
     5    8.  Each  state  agency  referenced in the annual report issued by the
     6  president pursuant to subdivision six of this section  shall,  beginning
     7  with  the  report  issued  in two thousand nineteen and every other year
     8  thereafter, within one hundred eighty days after receipt of such  report
     9  submit  to  the president a written action plan for reducing occurrences
    10  of such injuries in the coming year. Upon receipt of  such  action  plan
    11  but no later than two hundred forty days after issuing the report pursu-
    12  ant  to  subdivision  six  of this section, the president shall issue an
    13  addendum to the report with a summary of all of the action plans submit-
    14  ted by each affected state agency to the governor, the temporary  presi-
    15  dent  of  the  senate and the speaker of the assembly. In any case where
    16  one or multiple  collective  bargaining  units  are  present  within  an
    17  affected  state  agency,  the  state agency shall include the collective
    18  bargaining representative in any discussions on reports issued  pursuant
    19  to  this  subdivision. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to
    20  conflict with a  state  agency's  responsibility  to  bargain  with  the
    21  collective  bargaining  representative  pursuant  to article fourteen of
    22  this chapter.
    23    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.