Senate Bill S7466-A in Committee To Reinstate All Municipal Employees Terminated Due To COVID-19 Vaccine

Senator Andrew J. Lanza, Republican representing District 24 Staten Island, has introduced a Bill to reinstate any officer and employee who worked for the City of New York and was dismissed because of the COVID-19 Mandate.

We all need to support him in this effort!



2023-2024 Regular Sessions


May 30, 2023


Introduced by Sen. LANZA — read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1 — recommitted to the Committee on Cities 1 in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 – committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the reinstatement of certain officers and employees who were dismissed from employment due to a COVID-19 vaccine requirement

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 12-141 to read as follows:

§ 12-141 Reinstatement of employees dismissed for COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Any officer or employee of the city or of any agency thereof who was dismissed from employment due to failure of such officer or employee to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine requirement, shall be reinstated to their former position, in the same position or title and at the same salary and benefits, with retention of seniority and service time accrued, as such employee was receiving immediately prior to their 10 dismissal. Such officer or employee seeking reinstatement shall also be exempt from any waiver of civil service rights.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Contact Senator Andrew J. Lanza’s Office


Room 413 Senate Capitol Building172 State Street

Albany,  NY 12247

Phone: (518) 455-3215
Fax: (518) 426-6852
Office Hours: Albany Office



3845 Richmond Ave. Suite 2A

Staten Island,  NY 10312

Phone: (718) 984-4073
Fax: (718) 984-4455
Office Hours: District Office



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