BILL NO A02905A
SAME AS S02842-A
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.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
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 § 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 § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.