senate Bill S4919

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
May 01, 2013 referred to labor

S4919 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง665, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3573

S4919 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage.

S4919 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4919 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4919

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 authorizing local govern-
  ments to pay higher level of minimum wage benefits

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

  Section  1.  Section  665 of the labor law, as added by chapter 619 of
the laws of 1960, is amended to read as follows:
  S 665. Savings AND NON-PREEMPTION clause. 1. If any provision of  this
article  or  the application thereof to any person, employer, occupation
or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the  article  and  the
application  of such provision to other persons, employees, occupations,
or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
  2. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE OR ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  SHALL  BE
DEEMED TO PROHIBIT ANY MUNICIPALITY FROM ESTABLISHING OR ENFORCING WITH-
IN  ITS GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES PAYMENT OF MINIMUM WAGE OF BENEFITS STAND-
ARDS THAT ARE HIGHER OR MORE PROTECTIVE THAN THOSE ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10524-02-3

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