senate Bill S7173B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to fees charged by employment agencies

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 approval memo.19
signed chap.501
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1473
substituted for s7173b
Jun 17, 2014 substituted by a9396b
ordered to third reading cal.1473
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 print number 7173b
amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Jun 02, 2014 print number 7173a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
May 01, 2014 referred to consumer protection

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Bill Amendments

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S7173 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9396B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §185, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9396B

S7173 - Summary

Relates to the fees charged by a theatrical employment agency; prohibits the charging of a fee if the theatrical employment agency is not licensed.

S7173 - Sponsor Memo

S7173 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7173

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to fees charged by
  a theatrical employment agency

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 8 of section 185 of the general business law,
as amended by chapter 1083 of the laws of 1960, is amended  to  read  as
follows:
  8.  Fee ceiling: For a placement in class "C" employment the gross fee
shall not exceed, for a single engagement, ten [per cent] PERCENT of the
compensation payable to the applicant, except  that  for  employment  or
engagements  for  orchestras  and  for  employment or engagements in the
opera and concert fields such fees shall not exceed  twenty  [per  cent]
PERCENT  of  the  compensation.   NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW, NO FEE MAY BE CHARGED OR COLLECTED BY A THEATRICAL EMPLOYMENT AGEN-
CY NOT LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-TWO  OF  THIS
ARTICLE;  IT SHALL BE AN ABSOLUTE DEFENSE IN ANY ACTION TO COLLECT A FEE
THAT THE THEATRICAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCY IS NOT LICENSED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14827-01-4

S7173A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9396B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §185, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9396B

S7173A - Summary

Relates to the fees charged by a theatrical employment agency; prohibits the charging of a fee if the theatrical employment agency is not licensed.

S7173A - Sponsor Memo

S7173A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7173--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to fees charged by
  a theatrical employment agency

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

  Section  1.  Section  185  of  the  general business law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
FEE  MAY  BE  CHARGED  OR COLLECTED BY AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY NOT LICENSED
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE. ANY  AGREE-
MENT  OR  CONTRACT WITH AN UNLICENSED EMPLOYMENT AGENCY SHALL RENDER THE
AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT VOIDABLE IN ANY ACTION TO COLLECT A  FEE,  AT  THE
OPTION OF THE DEFENDANT TO SUCH ACTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14827-03-4

S7173B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9396B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §185, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9396B

S7173B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the fees charged by a theatrical employment agency; prohibits the charging of a fee if the theatrical employment agency is not licensed.

S7173B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7173B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7173--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to fees charged by
  employment agencies

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

  Section 1. Section 185 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.    NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO
FEE MAY BE CHARGED OR COLLECTED BY AN  EMPLOYMENT  AGENCY  NOT  LICENSED
PURSUANT  TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE. ANY AGREE-
MENT OR CONTRACT WITH AN UNLICENSED EMPLOYMENT AGENCY SHALL  RENDER  THE
AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT VOID IN ANY ACTION TO COLLECT A FEE, AT THE OPTION
OF THE DEFENDANT TO SUCH ACTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14827-05-4

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