senate Bill S3597

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to work hours for lifeguards

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Mar 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2014 1st report cal.219
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Feb 07, 2013 referred to labor

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Mar 3, 2014 - Labor committee Vote

S3597
12
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12
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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S3597 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5224
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง143, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7162, A367
2009-2010: A2541, S494

S3597 - Summary

Provides that students may be employed for up to five hours on any day preceding a school day as a qualified lifeguard or aquatic supervisory staff, provided that the employer receives and maintains both the written consent of the minor's parent or guardian and a certificate which shall be provided to the employer at the end of each marking period by the minor's school which shall assert that such minor is in satisfactory academic standing.

S3597 - Sponsor Memo

S3597 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3597

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 work hours for lifeguards

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  a of subdivision 1 of section 143 of the labor
law, as amended by chapter 546 of the laws of 1992, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  a.  (i)  More than four hours on any day preceding a school day, other
than on a Sunday or holiday; (ii) except that  students  enrolled  in  a
cooperative work experience program approved by the department of educa-
tion  may  be employed for no more than six hours on any day preceding a
school day, other than on a Sunday or holiday, if such hours of  employ-
ment occur solely pursuant to such program. Any hours worked by students
in  such programs shall be included when calculating the number of hours
worked for purposes of subparagraph (i) of  this  paragraph;  AND  (III)
EXCEPT  THAT  STUDENTS  MAY  BE EMPLOYED FOR UP TO FIVE HOURS ON ANY DAY
PRECEDING A SCHOOL DAY AS A QUALIFIED LIFEGUARD OR  AQUATIC  SUPERVISORY
STAFF  AS  DEFINED BY PART SIX OF TITLE TEN OF THE NEW YORK STATE CODES,
RULES AND REGULATIONS, PROVIDED THE EMPLOYER RECEIVES AND MAINTAINS BOTH
THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE MINOR'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND A  CERTIFICATE
WHICH SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE EMPLOYER AT THE END OF EACH MARKING PERI-
OD BY THE MINOR'S SCHOOL WHICH SHALL ASSERT THAT SUCH MINOR IS IN SATIS-
FACTORY  ACADEMIC  STANDING  ACCORDING  TO  THE STANDARDS IN SUCH SCHOOL
DISTRICT; WHERE SUCH STUDENT MAINTAINS A PASSING GRADE AS DETERMINED  BY
THE  EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTION WHERE THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED, HAS WRITTEN
PERMISSION FROM A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN AND WHERE SUCH STUDENT  MEETS
ANY  OTHER  EDUCATIONAL  STANDARDS OR REQUIREMENT SET BY THE EMPLOYER OR
HIRING AGENCY;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05593-01-3

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