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File #: Int 0313-2004    Version: Name: Requiring all city agencies to record and report information regarding workplace injuries and illnesses.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil Service and Labor
On agenda: 4/1/2004
Enactment date: 8/26/2004 Law number: 2004/041
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring all city agencies to record and report information regarding workplace injuries.
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Alan J. Gerson, John C. Liu, Margarita Lopez, Michael E. McMahon, Michael C. Nelson, Christine C. Quinn, Kendall Stewart, David I. Weprin, Robert Jackson, Bill De Blasio, Jose M. Serrano, Helen D. Foster, Helen Sears, Tony Avella, Gale A. Brewer, Maria Baez, Yvette D. Clarke, Sara M. Gonzalez, G. Oliver Koppell, Miguel Martinez, Annabel Palma, Bill Perkins, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Albert Vann, Hiram Monserrate, Vincent J. Gentile, Charles Barron, Melinda R. Katz, Larry B. Seabrook, David Yassky, Allan W. Jennings, Jr., Gifford Miller, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 37
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 5/4, 2. Committee Report 6/29, 3. Fiscal Impact Statement, 4. Hearing Transcript 5/4, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/29, 6. Local Law, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/21, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8/12
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
8/26/2004AJames F. Gennaro City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2004AJames F. Gennaro Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/25/2004AJames F. Gennaro Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/12/2004AJames F. Gennaro City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/12/2004AJames F. Gennaro City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/21/2004AJames F. Gennaro City Council Laid Over by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2004*James F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2004AJames F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2004*James F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2004*James F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/2004*James F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/2004*James F. Gennaro Committee on Civil Service and Labor Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/1/2004*James F. Gennaro City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/1/2004*James F. Gennaro City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 313-A
 
By Council Members Gennaro, Addabbo, Jr., Comrie, Fidler, Gerson, Liu, Lopez, McMahon, Nelson, Quinn, Stewart, Weprin, Jackson, DeBlasio, Serrano, Foster, Sears, Avella, Brewer, Baez, Clarke, Gonzalez, Koppell, Martinez, Palma, Perkins, Recchia, Vann, Monserrate, Gentile, Barron, Katz, Seabrook, Yassky, Jennings, The Speaker (Council Member Miller) and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring all city agencies to record and report information regarding workplace injuries.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Section 12-127 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subdivision c to read as follows:
c.  (1) Each agency shall keep a record of any workers' compensation claim filed by an employee, the subject of which concerns an injury sustained in the course of duty while such employee was employed at such agency.  Such record shall include, but not be limited to, the following data:
(i)      the name of the agency where such employee worked;
(ii)      such employee's title;
(iii)      the date such employee or the city filed such claim with the appropriate office of the state of New York, if any;
(iv)      the date the city began to make payment for such claim, or the date such claim was established by the appropriate state office and the date the city began to make payment for such claim pursuant to such establishment, if any;
(v)      the date such injury occurred;
(vi)      the location at which such injury occurred;
(vii)      the nature of such injury, including, but not limited to, the circumstances of such injury, the type or diagnosis of such injury and a description of how such injury occurred;
(viii)      the length of time such employee is unable to work due to such injury, if any; and
(ix)      a list of any expenses paid as a result of such claim, including, but not limited to, expenses relating to wage replacement, medical costs, administrative costs and any penalties.
(2)      Each agency shall transmit records gathered pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision c of this section, as soon as practicable, to the mayor of the city of New York.
      (3)  The mayor of the city of New York shall ensure that an annual report is prepared utilizing the records received from each city agency pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision c of this section.  Such report shall be transmitted to the mayor, the comptroller, the public advocate and the speaker of the council of the city of New York by the first day of May, covering the previous calendar year.  Such report shall include, but not be limited to:
(i)       an analysis, with respect to each agency included in the report, of expenses paid as a result of workers' compensation claims, including, but not limited to, expenses relating to wage replacement, medical costs, administrative costs and any penalties paid by an agency;
(ii)      a list of the occurrence of specific claims for each agency and for the city as a whole;
(iii)      a list of the specific sites where injuries occurred for each agency and for the city as a whole;
(iv)      year-to-year comparisons of information compiled pursuant to this paragraph.
 
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect on January 1, 2005.
 
 
 
 
 
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