assembly Bill A8997

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 26, 2012 reported referred to codes
Jan 13, 2012 referred to labor

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A8997 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6267
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25-C §§862 - 862-e, amd §511, Lab L; amd §2, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A5237, S4589

A8997 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8997 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8997

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WRIGHT -- read once and referred 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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