senate Bill S23

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S23 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง190 & 193, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S499
2009-2010: S5583

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

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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