assembly Bill A8201A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides certain civil rights protections for interns

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2014 signed chap.97
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1093
substituted for s5951a
Jun 16, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.271
rules report cal.271
reported
Jun 12, 2014 reported referred to rules
Feb 11, 2014 reported referred to codes
Feb 05, 2014 print number 8201a
Feb 05, 2014 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Oct 24, 2013 referred to governmental operations

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A8201 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5951
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §296-c, amd §292, Exec L

A8201 - Summary

Provides certain civil rights protections for interns.

A8201 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8201

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. O'DONNELL, SEPULVEDA -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to providing certain
  civil rights protections for interns

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 296-c
to read as follows:
  S 296-C. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO INTERNS. 1.  AS
USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "INTERN" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS WORK FOR AN EMPLOYER  FOR  THE
PURPOSE OF TRAINING UNDER THE FOLLOWING CIRCUMSTANCES:
  (1)  THE  EMPLOYER  IS NOT COMMITTED TO HIRE THE PERSON PERFORMING THE
WORK AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRAINING PERIOD;
  (2) THE EMPLOYER AND THE PERSON PERFORMING THE WORK AGREE  IN  WRITING
THAT  THE  PERSON  PERFORMING  THE WORK IS NOT ENTITLED TO WAGES FOR THE
WORK PERFORMED; AND
  (3) THE WORK PERFORMED:
  (A) SUPPLEMENTS TRAINING GIVEN IN AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT THAT  MAY
ENHANCE THE EMPLOYABILITY OF THE INTERN;
  (B)  PROVIDES  EXPERIENCE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PERSON PERFORMING THE
WORK;
  (C) DOES NOT DISPLACE REGULAR EMPLOYEES;
  (D) IS PERFORMED UNDER THE CLOSE SUPERVISION OF EXISTING STAFF; AND
  (E) PROVIDES NO IMMEDIATE ADVANTAGE  TO  THE  EMPLOYER  PROVIDING  THE
TRAINING AND MAY OCCASIONALLY IMPEDE THE OPERATIONS OF THE EMPLOYER.
  B. "EMPLOYER" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO, IN THIS STATE, PROVIDES AN INTERN-
SHIP  POSITION  OR  IS  IN  AN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WITH AN INTERN AS
DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11709-02-3

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A8201A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5951
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §296-c, amd §292, Exec L

A8201A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides certain civil rights protections for interns.

A8201A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8201--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. O'DONNELL, SEPULVEDA, ENGLEBRIGHT, BENEDETTO,
  JAFFEE, MOSLEY, SKOUFIS, KEARNS,  DUPREY,  MONTESANO,  GRAF,  RAIA  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ABBATE, BARCLAY, GLICK, McDONOUGH, RA,
  SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Governmental  Operations  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Govern-
  mental Operations in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  providing  certain
  civil rights protections for interns

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  296-c
to read as follows:
  S  296-C. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO INTERNS. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, "INTERN" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS WORK  FOR  AN
EMPLOYER FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAINING UNDER THE FOLLOWING CIRCUMSTANCES:
  A.  THE  EMPLOYER  IS  NOT COMMITTED TO HIRE THE PERSON PERFORMING THE
WORK AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRAINING PERIOD;
  B. THE EMPLOYER AND THE PERSON PERFORMING  THE  WORK  AGREE  THAT  THE
PERSON  PERFORMING  THE  WORK  IS  NOT  ENTITLED  TO  WAGES FOR THE WORK
PERFORMED; AND
  C. THE WORK PERFORMED:
  (1) PROVIDES OR SUPPLEMENTS TRAINING THAT MAY ENHANCE THE EMPLOYABILI-
TY OF THE INTERN;
  (2) PROVIDES EXPERIENCE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PERSON  PERFORMING  THE
WORK;
  (3) DOES NOT DISPLACE REGULAR EMPLOYEES; AND
  (4) IS PERFORMED UNDER THE CLOSE SUPERVISION OF EXISTING STAFF.
  2. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11709-05-4