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File #: Int 0535-2014    Version: * Name: Authorizing paid leaves of absence for employees of the city to receive cancer screenings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Civil Service and Labor
On agenda: 11/13/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing paid leaves of absence for employees of the city to receive cancer screenings.
Sponsors: Corey D. Johnson, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Mark Levine, I. Daneek Miller, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Inez D. Barron, Helen K. Rosenthal, Eric A. Ulrich, The Public Advocate (Ms. James)
Council Member Sponsors: 13
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12/31/2017*Corey D. Johnson City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 535

 

By Council Members Johnson, Chin, Constantinides, Espinal, Eugene, Levine, Miller, Richards, Rose, Barron, Rosenthal, Ulrich and the Public Advocate (Ms. James)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing paid leaves of absence for employees of the city to receive cancer screenings.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 12 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 12-123.1 to read as follows:

§12-123.1 Authorizing leaves for cancer screenings. The mayor is hereby empowered to authorize the head of any agency, in the mayor’s discretion, to grant to an employee in any such agency, including per diem employees, a leave of absence with pay for a sufficient period of time, not to exceed four hours on an annual basis, for the purpose of undergoing screening for cancer, including, but not limited to, screenings for breast, cervical, prostate or colorectal cancer. Such leave shall not be charged against any other leave to which an employee taking leave pursuant to this subdivision may be entitled.

                     §2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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