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A02905 Summary:

BILL NO    A02905A

SAME AS    SAME AS S02842-A

SPONSOR    Weprin

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S7, Civ Serv L

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.
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A02905 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        2905--A

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   January 20, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
         on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
         ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

       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    S  2.  Section  7  of the civil service law is amended by adding a new
    4  subdivision 7 to read as follows:
    5    7. EACH STATE AGENCY REFERENCED IN THE ANNUAL  REPORT  ISSUED  BY  THE
    6  PRESIDENT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS SECTION SHALL WITHIN NINE-
    7  TY  DAYS  AFTER RECEIPT OF SUCH REPORT SUBMIT TO THE PRESIDENT A WRITTEN
    8  ACTION PLAN FOR REDUCING OCCURRENCES OF  SUCH  INJURIES  IN  THE  COMING
    9  YEAR.  UPON  RECEIPT  OF  SUCH ACTION PLAN BUT NO LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED
   10  TWENTY DAYS AFTER ISSUING THE REPORT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS
   11  SECTION, THE PRESIDENT SHALL ISSUE AN ADDENDUM  TO  THE  REPORT  WITH  A
   12  SUMMARY  OF  ALL  OF  THE  ACTION PLANS SUBMITTED BY EACH AFFECTED STATE
   13  AGENCY TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE  SENATE  AND  THE
   14  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY. IN ANY CASE WHERE ONE OR MULTIPLE COLLECTIVE
   15  BARGAINING UNITS ARE PRESENT WITHIN AN AFFECTED STATE AGENCY, THE  STATE
   16  AGENCY  SHALL  INCLUDE  THE  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING REPRESENTATIVE IN ANY
   17  DISCUSSIONS ON REPORTS ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.  NOTHING  IN
   18  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE CONSTRUED TO CONFLICT WITH A STATE AGENCY'S
   19  RESPONSIBILITY TO BARGAIN WITH THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING  REPRESENTATIVE
   20  PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
   21    S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD07600-03-5
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