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A07721 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 26, 2015
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Labor
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the definition of employer
          with respect to the duty of public employers to develop and  implement
          programs to prevent workplace violence
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 2 of section 27-b of  the
     2  labor law, paragraph a as amended by chapter 504 of the laws of 2011 and
     3  paragraph  b  as added by chapter 82 of the laws of 2006, are amended to
     4  read as follows:
     5    a. "Employer" means: (1) the state; (2) a political subdivision of the
     6  state, provided, however  that  this  subdivision  shall  not  mean  any
     7  employer  as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one-a of the educa-
     8  tion law; (3) a public authority, a public benefit corporation,  or  any
     9  other  governmental  agency  or  instrumentality  thereof;  [and] (4) an
    10  authorized agency as defined in paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  ten  of
    11  section  three  hundred  seventy-one  of  the  social  services law that
    12  accepts children adjudicated delinquent under article three of the fami-
    13  ly court act; and (5) a not-for-profit corporation, as defined in  para-
    14  graph  (a)  of section one hundred two of the not-for-profit corporation
    15  law, which received at least fifty percent of its budget through munici-
    16  pal, state or federal government sources, including, but not limited to,
    17  Medicaid or medicare, during its preceding fiscal year.
    18    b. "Employee" means [a public] an employee working for an employer  as
    19  defined in paragraph a of this subdivision.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect one  year after it shall have become a
    21  law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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