assembly Bill A8614B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of artists and theatrical employment agencies

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2012 signed chap.460
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.72
substituted for s5576b
Jun 18, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 13, 2012 ordered to third reading rules cal.160
rules report cal.160
reported
Jun 12, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jun 06, 2012 print number 8614b
Jun 06, 2012 amend and recommit to codes
reported referred to codes
May 31, 2012 print number 8614a
May 31, 2012 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Sep 21, 2011 referred to labor

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A8614 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5576
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

A8614 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of an artist and theatrical employment agencies.

A8614 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8614

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. TITONE, STEVENSON, JAFFEE, BOYLAND, MILLMAN --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COLTON, GABRYSZAK, McENENY,  P. RIVERA,
  SCHIMMINGER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law and the arts and cultural
  affairs law, in relation to theatrical employment agencies

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 8 and 9 of section 171 of the general business
law,  as  amended  by chapter 617 of the laws of 1988, are amended and a
new subdivision 8-a is added to read as follows:
  8. "Theatrical employment agency" means  any  person  (as  defined  in
subdivision  seven  of this section) who procures or attempts to procure
employment or engagements for [circus, vaudeville,  the  variety  field,
the  legitimate  theater, motion pictures, radio, television, phonograph
recordings, transcriptions, opera, concert, ballet,  modeling  or  other
entertainments  or exhibitions or performances] AN ARTIST, but such term
does not include the business of managing [such] entertainments, exhibi-
tions or performances, or the artists or  attractions  constituting  the
same,  where  such  business  only  incidentally involves the seeking of
employment therefor.
  8-A. "ARTIST" SHALL MEAN ACTORS AND ACTRESSES  RENDERING  SERVICES  ON
THE  LEGITIMATE  STAGE  AND  IN THE PRODUCTION OF MOTION PICTURES, RADIO
ARTISTS, MUSICAL ARTISTS, MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS, DIRECTORS OF LEGITIMATE
STAGE, MOTION PICTURE AND RADIO PRODUCTIONS, MUSICAL DIRECTORS, WRITERS,
CINEMATOGRAPHERS, COMPOSERS, LYRICISTS,  ARRANGERS,  MODELS,  AND  OTHER
ARTISTS  AND  PERSONS RENDERING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN MOTION PICTURE,
THEATRICAL, RADIO, TELEVISION AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES.
  9. "Theatrical engagement" means any engagement or  employment  of  [a
person  as an actor, performer or entertainer in employment described in
subdivision eight of this section] AN ARTIST.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11532-01-1

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A8614A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5576
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

A8614A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of an artist and theatrical employment agencies.

A8614A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8614--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. TITONE, STEVENSON, JAFFEE, BOYLAND, MILLMAN --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COLTON,  GABRYSZAK,  HOOPER,  McENENY,
  P. RIVERA,  SCHIMMINGER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Labor -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Labor  in  accordance  with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law and the arts and cultural
  affairs law, in relation to theatrical employment agencies

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 8 and 9 of section 171 of the general business
law,  as  amended  by chapter 617 of the laws of 1988, are amended and a
new subdivision 8-a is added to read as follows:
  8. "Theatrical employment agency" means  any  person  (as  defined  in
subdivision  seven  of this section) who procures or attempts to procure
employment or engagements for [circus, vaudeville,  the  variety  field,
the  legitimate  theater, motion pictures, radio, television, phonograph
recordings, transcriptions, opera, concert, ballet,  modeling  or  other
entertainments  or exhibitions or performances] AN ARTIST, but such term
does not include the business of managing [such] entertainments, exhibi-
tions or performances, or the artists or  attractions  constituting  the
same,  where  such  business  only  incidentally involves the seeking of
employment therefor.
  8-A. "ARTIST" SHALL MEAN ACTORS AND ACTRESSES  RENDERING  SERVICES  ON
THE  LEGITIMATE  STAGE  AND  IN THE PRODUCTION OF MOTION PICTURES, RADIO
ARTISTS, MUSICAL ARTISTS, MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS, DIRECTORS OF LEGITIMATE
STAGE, MOTION PICTURE AND RADIO PRODUCTIONS, MUSICAL DIRECTORS, WRITERS,
CINEMATOGRAPHERS, COMPOSERS, LYRICISTS,  ARRANGERS,  MODELS,  AND  OTHER
ARTISTS  AND  PERSONS RENDERING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN MOTION PICTURE,
THEATRICAL, RADIO, TELEVISION AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11532-02-2

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A8614B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5576
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

A8614B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of an artist and theatrical employment agencies.

A8614B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8614--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  TITONE, STEVENSON, JAFFEE, BOYLAND, MILLMAN,
  DenDEKKER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HOOPER,
  McENENY, P. RIVERA, SCHIMMINGER --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Labor -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor in accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business  law  and  the  arts  and  cultural
  affairs law, in relation to theatrical employment agencies

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 8 and 9 of section 171 of the general business
law, as amended by chapter 617 of the laws of 1988, are  amended  and  a
new subdivision 8-a is added to read as follows:
  8.  "Theatrical  employment  agency"  means  any person (as defined in
subdivision seven of this section) who procures or attempts  to  procure
employment  or  engagements  for [circus, vaudeville, the variety field,
the legitimate theater, motion pictures, radio,  television,  phonograph
recordings,  transcriptions,  opera,  concert, ballet, modeling or other
entertainments or exhibitions or performances] AN ARTIST, but such  term
does not include the business of managing [such] entertainments, exhibi-
tions  or  performances,  or the artists or attractions constituting the
same, where such business only  incidentally  involves  the  seeking  of
employment therefor.
  8-A.  "ARTIST"  SHALL  MEAN ACTORS AND ACTRESSES RENDERING SERVICES ON
THE LEGITIMATE STAGE AND IN THE PRODUCTION  OF  MOTION  PICTURES,  RADIO
ARTISTS, MUSICAL ARTISTS, MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS, DIRECTORS OF LEGITIMATE
STAGE, MOTION PICTURE AND RADIO PRODUCTIONS, MUSICAL DIRECTORS, WRITERS,
CINEMATOGRAPHERS,  COMPOSERS,  LYRICISTS,  ARRANGERS,  MODELS, AND OTHER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11532-04-2

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