|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S23
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S23 - Details
S23 - Summary
Changes fine for violations by employment agencies to up to $500 a day and a class A misdemeanor for 3 or more violations in 5 years.
S23 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S23 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the fine imposed for certain violations relating to employment agencies PURPOSE: Changes fines for violations by employment agencies to up to $500 a day and establishes a class A misdemeanor for three or more violations in five years. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the General Business Law, section 190. Establishes a class A misdemeanor for any person who has been convicted of three or more violations of this article within any period of five years. Section 2. Amends the General Business Law, section 193. Increases fines up to $500 per day for any person who has been convicted of three or more violations of this article within any period of five years. Section 3. Effective Date EXISTING LAW: General Business Law; Article 11, Employment Agencies; Sections 190,
S23 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 23 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the fine imposed for certain violations relating to employment agencies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 190 of the general business law, as amended by chapter 632 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows: S 190. Penalties for violations. Any person who violates and the offi- cers of a corporation and stockholders holding ten percent or more of the stock of a corporation which is not publicly traded, who knowingly permit the corporation to violate [sections one hundred seventy-two, one hundred seventy-three, one hundred seventy-six, one hundred eighty-four, one hundred eighty-four-a, one hundred eighty-five, one hundred eighty- five-a, one hundred eighty-six, or one hundred eighty-seven] ANY PROVISION of this article [shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction] shall be subject to a fine [not to exceed one thousand] OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED dollars[, or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, by any court of competent jurisdiction] FOR EACH DAY SUCH VIOLATION CONTINUES; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY SUCH PERSON OR OFFICER WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF THREE OR MORE VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTI- CLE WITHIN ANY PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDE- MEANOR. [The violation of any other provision of this article shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than thirty days.] Criminal proceedings based upon violations of these sections shall be instituted by the commissioner and may be instituted by any persons aggrieved by such violations. S 2. Section 193 of the general business law, as amended by chapter 617 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00936-01-3
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