|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 20, 2014||referred to labor|
senate Bill S6857
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S6857 - Details
S6857 - Summary
Permits a minor over twelve years of age to work as a referee for athletic games or competitions under certain circumstances.
S6857 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6857 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to permitting a minor over twelve years of age to work as a referee for athletic games or competitions under certain circumstances PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: An act to amend Subdivision 2 of § 130 of the labor law to allow a minor over twelve years of age, after completing proper training, to act as a referee at athletic games, competitions and tournaments involving competitors who are eleven years of age or younger. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would amend § 130 the Labor Law, which prohibits employment of minors under the age of fourteen years, to include an additional excep- tion. Currently, there are exceptions for minors under the age of four- teen that permit them to be employed under certain circumstances. This bill would add the following exception: A minor over twelve years of age who acts as a referee at an athletic game, competition or tournament, involving competitors who are twelve years of age or younger, hosted by an athletic association or organization that has trained and tested such minor in accordance with established safety standards, for a duration of twenty hours or less per week and during times when school is not in session with the written consent of a parent or guardian.
S6857 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6857 I N S E N A T E March 20, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 permitting a minor over twelve years of age to work as a referee for athletic games or compe- titions under certain circumstances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 130 of the labor law is amended by adding a new paragraph i to read as follows: I. A MINOR OVER TWELVE YEARS OF AGE AS A REFEREE AT AN ATHLETIC GAME, COMPETITION OR TOURNAMENT, INVOLVING COMPETITORS WHO ARE TWELVE YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER, HOSTED BY AN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OR ORGANIZATION THAT HAS TRAINED AND TESTED SUCH MINOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED SAFETY STANDARDS, FOR A DURATION OF TWENTY HOURS OR LESS PER WEEK AND DURING TIMES WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION AND THE MINOR IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR HAS PRESENTED THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07950-03-4
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