senate Bill S6267

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act"; redefines the definition of "employee"

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Jan 18, 2012 referred to labor

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S6267 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8997
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25-C §§862 - 862-e, amd §511, Lab L; amd §2, Work Comp L

S6267 - Summary

Enacts the "New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act"; redefines the definition of "employee".

S6267 - Sponsor Memo

S6267 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6267

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  enacting  the  "New  York
  state  commercial goods transportation industry fair play act"; and to
  amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the definition  of
  employee

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  article  25-C  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 25-C
       THE NEW YORK STATE COMMERCIAL GOODS TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY
                              FAIR PLAY ACT
SECTION 862. SHORT TITLE.
        862-A. DEFINITIONS.
        862-B. PRESUMPTION  OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMMERCIAL GOODS TRANS-
               PORTATION INDUSTRY.
        862-C. NOTICE TO PERSONS RECEIVING REMUNERATION FROM  COMMERCIAL
               GOODS  TRANSPORTATION  CONTRACTORS  AND  COMMERCIAL GOODS
               TRANSPORTATION SUBCONTRACTORS.
        862-D. VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES.
        862-E. RETALIATION.
  S 862. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY  BE  CITED  AS
THE  "NEW  YORK STATE COMMERCIAL GOODS TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY FAIR PLAY
ACT".
  S 862-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "COMMERCIAL GOODS TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTOR" MEANS ANY SOLE PROPRI-
ETOR, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, ASSOCI-
ATION OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY PERMITTED BY LAW TO DO BUSINESS  WITHIN  THE
STATE  WHO COMPENSATES COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS WHO POSSESSES A STATE-
ISSUED COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE TO TRANSPORT GOODS IN  THE  STATE  OF
NEW YORK.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11981-03-2

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