senate Bill S7823

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of employee

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 23, 2014 referred to labor
Jun 20, 2014 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1701
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 12, 2014 referred to labor

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S7823 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10132
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Work Comp L

S7823 - Summary

Amends the definition of employee in reference to professional musicians and those engaged in the performing arts.

S7823 - Sponsor Memo

S7823 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7823

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law,  relating  to  the  defi-
  nition of employee

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

  Section 1. The fourth  undesignated  paragraph  of  subdivision  4  of
section  2  of the workers' compensation law, as added by chapter 903 of
the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  "Employee" shall also mean, for purposes of this chapter ONLY, AND NOT
FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY OTHER PROVISION OR STATUTE  DEPENDENT  UPON  THE
DEFINITION  OF  EMPLOYEE,  a professional musician or a person otherwise
engaged in the performing arts who performs services as such for a tele-
vision or radio station or network, a film production, a theatre, hotel,
restaurant, night club  or  similar  establishment  unless,  by  written
contract,  such  musician  or  person is stipulated to be an employee of
another employer covered by this chapter, OR EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT
OF COVERAGE BECAUSE THE MUSICIAN OR PERSON IS AN EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF  A
CORPORATION  WHO  IS  DEEMED EXCLUDED FROM COVERAGE UNDER PARAGRAPHS (C)
AND E  OF  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  SECTION  FIFTY-FOUR  OF  THIS  CHAPTER.
"Engaged  in  the  performing  arts"  shall  mean  performing service in
connection with the production of or performance in any artistic endeav-
or which requires artistic or technical skill or expertise.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  all
cases,  matters  or  proceedings pending on such date, or which have not
been finally adjudicated on such date or  commenced  on  or  after  such
date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15565-01-4

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