senate Bill S6646A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to exemption of certain participants in a supervised collegiate summer baseball league from workers' compensation coverage

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2014 vetoed memo.584
Dec 17, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.550
substituted for a8898a
Jun 18, 2014 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1511
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 print number 6646a
Jun 10, 2014 amend and recommit to insurance
Feb 21, 2014 referred to insurance

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S6646 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8898A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3443-a, Ins L; amd §2, Work Comp L

S6646 - Summary

Exempts certain participants of a supervised collegiate summer baseball league from definition of employee for purposes of workers' compensation coverage.

S6646 - Sponsor Memo

S6646 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6646

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the workers' compensation law,  in
  relation to exempting members of supervised collegiate summer baseball
  leagues  from  the  definition  of  employees for purposes of workers'
  compensation insurance

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 3443-a
to read as follows:
  S  3443-A. SUPERVISED COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUES. MEMBERS OF A
SUPERVISED COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE OPERATED  ON  A  FOR-PROFIT
BASIS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION FOUR OF SECTION TWO OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW. AS SUCH, AN
INSURER  ISSUING A WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSUR-
ANCE POLICY SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE COVERAGE TO MEMBERS OF SAID
COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE.
  S 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section 2 of the  work-
ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  "Employee" means a person engaged in one of the occupations enumerated
in section three of this article or who is in the service of an employer
whose  principal business is that of carrying on or conducting a hazard-
ous employment upon the premises or at the plant, or in  the  course  of
his  or  her  employment  away  from  the  plant of his or her employer;
"employee" shall also mean for the purposes of this chapter any individ-
ual performing services in construction for a contractor  who  does  not
overcome  the  presumption of employment as provided under section eight
hundred sixty-one-c of the labor law; "employee" shall also mean for the
purposes of this chapter civil defense volunteers who are  personnel  of
volunteer agencies sponsored or authorized by a local office under regu-
lations of the civil defense commission, to the extent of the provisions
of  groups seventeen and nineteen; "employee" shall at the election of a
municipal corporation made pursuant to local law duly enacted also  mean

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

S6646A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8898A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3443-a, Ins L; amd §2, Work Comp L

S6646A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain participants of a supervised collegiate summer baseball league from definition of employee for purposes of workers' compensation coverage.

S6646A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6646A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6646--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Insurance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the insurance law and the workers' compensation law, in
  relation to exempting members of supervised collegiate summer baseball
  leagues from the definition of  employees  for  purposes  of  workers'
  compensation insurance

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 3443-a
to read as follows:
  S 3443-A. SUPERVISED  COLLEGIATE  SUMMER  BASEBALL  LEAGUES.  AMATEUR,
UNPAID,  COLLEGIATE  PLAYERS,  EXCEPT  THOSE  DETERMINED TO BE EMPLOYEES
PURSUANT TO THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT, IN A SUPERVISED COLLEGIATE
SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE OPERATED ON A FOR-PROFIT BASIS  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT
FROM  THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
TWO OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW. AS  SUCH,  AN  INSURER  ISSUING  A
WORKERS'  COMPENSATION  AND  EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY SHALL
NOT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE COVERAGE TO AMATEUR, UNPAID, COLLEGIATE PLAY-
ERS, EXCEPT THOSE DETERMINED TO BE EMPLOYEES PURSUANT  TO  THE  NATIONAL
LABOR RELATIONS ACT, IN SAID COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE.
  S  2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section 2 of the work-
ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 558 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  "Employee" means a person engaged in one of the occupations enumerated
in section three of this article or who is in the service of an employer
whose principal business is that of carrying on or conducting a  hazard-
ous  employment  upon  the premises or at the plant, or in the course of
his or her employment away from  the  plant  of  his  or  her  employer;
"employee" shall also mean for the purposes of this chapter any individ-
ual  performing  services  in construction for a contractor who does not
overcome the presumption of employment as provided under  section  eight
hundred sixty-one-c of the labor law; "employee" shall also mean for the

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

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