senate Bill S5576B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of artists and theatrical employment agencies

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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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 21, 2012 substituted by a8614b
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading 5576b
Jun 04, 2012 amended on third reading 5576a
Jan 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2012 1st report cal.72
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2011 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1395
Jun 03, 2011 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2012 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S5576
10
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S5576
21
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committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5576 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8614B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171, 181 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

S5576 - Summary

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

S5576 - Sponsor Memo

S5576 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5576

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section 181 of the general business law, as
added by chapter 632 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows:

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

S5576A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8614B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171, 181 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

S5576A - Summary

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

S5576A - Sponsor Memo

S5576A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5576--A
    Cal. No. 72

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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.
                                                           LBD11532-03-2

S5576B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8614B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171, 181 & 185, Gen Bus L; amd §37.01, Arts & Cul L

S5576B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5576B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5576B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5576--B
    Cal. No. 72

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading --  again
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

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.
                                                           LBD11532-05-2

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