senate Bill S2232F

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates an employee lien

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (14)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2016 print number 2232f
Jun 10, 2016 amend and recommit to judiciary
Mar 16, 2016 print number 2232e
Mar 16, 2016 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 12, 2016 print number 2232d
Jan 12, 2016 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Jun 10, 2015 print number 2232c
Jun 10, 2015 amend and recommit to judiciary
Mar 18, 2015 print number 2232b
Mar 18, 2015 amend and recommit to judiciary
Mar 16, 2015 print number 2232a
Mar 16, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 22, 2015 referred to judiciary

S2232 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232 - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232 - Sponsor Memo

S2232 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2232

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the lien law, in relation to securing payment  of  wages
  for work already performed; to amend the civil practice law and rules,
  in  relation  to  grounds for attachment; to amend the business corpo-
  ration law, in relation to streamlining procedures where employees may
  hold  shareholders  of  non-publicly  traded  corporations  personally
  liable for wage theft; and to amend the limited liability company law,
  in  relation to creating a right for victims of wage theft to hold the
  ten  members  with  the  largest  ownership  interests  in  a  company
  personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the lien law is amended  by  adding  four  new
subdivisions 21, 22, 23, and 24 to read as follows:
  21.  WAGE  CLAIMS.  THE TERM "WAGE CLAIMS," WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER,
SHALL INCLUDE ANY CLAIMS OF VIOLATIONS UNDER  ARTICLES  FIVE,  SIX,  AND
NINETEEN  OF  THE  LABOR LAW, AND THE RELATED REGULATIONS OR WAGE ORDERS
PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF LABOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO
ANY CLAIMS OF UNPAID, MINIMUM, OVERTIME, AND SPREAD-OF-HOURS PAY, UNLAW-
FULLY  RETAINED  GRATUITIES,  UNLAWFUL  DEDUCTIONS  FROM  WAGES,  UNPAID
COMMISSIONS, AND UNPAID BENEFITS AND WAGE SUPPLEMENTS,  AND  ANY  CLAIMS
PURSUANT  TO  18 U.S.C. S 1595, 29 U.S.C. S 206, 29 U.S.C. S 207, AND/OR
ANY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, AS WELL AS THE CONCOMITANT  LIQUIDATED  DAMAGES
AND PENALTIES AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THE LABOR LAW, THE FAIR LABOR STAN-
DARDS ACT, OR ANY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT.
  22.  EMPLOYER. THE TERM "EMPLOYER," WHEN USED IN ARTICLE TWO-A OF THIS
CHAPTER, SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO THE LABOR
LAW OR THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-01-5

S. 2232                             2

S2232A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232A - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232A - Sponsor Memo

S2232A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the lien law, in relation to employee liens; to amend
  the labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules,  in  relation to grounds for attachment; to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures where employees may hold  shareholders  of  non-publicly  traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed  liability company law, in relation to creating a right for victims
  of wage theft to hold the  ten  members  with  the  largest  ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the lien law is amended by  adding  three  new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21.  EMPLOYEE.  THE  TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO THE  LABOR  LAW  OR  THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  22.  EMPLOYER.  THE  TERM "EMPLOYER", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO THE  LABOR  LAW  OR  THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  23.  WAGE  CLAIM.  THE  TERM  "WAGE CLAIM", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER,
MEANS A CLAIM THAT AN EMPLOYEE HAS SUFFERED A VIOLATION OF SECTIONS  ONE
HUNDRED  SEVENTY,  ONE HUNDRED NINETY-ONE, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-THREE, ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SIX-D, SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OR SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE
OF THE LABOR LAW OR THE RELATED REGULATIONS AND WAGE ORDERS  PROMULGATED
BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  LABOR,  A  CLAIM FOR WAGES DUE TO AN EMPLOYEE
PURSUANT TO AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT THAT WERE UNPAID IN VIOLATION OF THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-03-5

S2232B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232B - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232B - Sponsor Memo

S2232B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Judiciary  --  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 lien law, in relation to employee  liens;  to  amend
  the  labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the civil
  practice law and rules, in relation  to  grounds  for  attachment;  to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures  where  employees  may  hold shareholders of non-publicly traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed liability company law, in relation to creating a right for  victims
  of  wage  theft  to  hold  the  ten members with the largest ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section  1.  Section  2 of the lien law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21. EMPLOYEE. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO THE LABOR LAW OR THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  22. EMPLOYER. THE TERM "EMPLOYER", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO THE LABOR LAW OR THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  23. WAGE CLAIM. THE TERM "WAGE CLAIM",  WHEN  USED  IN  THIS  CHAPTER,
MEANS  A CLAIM THAT AN EMPLOYEE HAS SUFFERED A VIOLATION OF SECTIONS ONE
HUNDRED SEVENTY, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-ONE, ONE HUNDRED  NINETY-THREE,  ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SIX-D, SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OR SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE
OF  THE LABOR LAW OR THE RELATED REGULATIONS AND WAGE ORDERS PROMULGATED
BY THE COMMISSIONER, A CLAIM FOR WAGES DUE TO AN EMPLOYEE PURSUANT TO AN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-04-5

S2232C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232C - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232C - Sponsor Memo

S2232C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the lien law, in relation to employee liens; to amend
  the labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules,  in  relation to grounds for attachment; to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures where employees may hold  shareholders  of  non-publicly  traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed  liability company law, in relation to creating a right for victims
  of wage theft to hold the  ten  members  with  the  largest  ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the lien law is amended by  adding  three  new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21.  EMPLOYEE.  THE  TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO THE  LABOR  LAW  OR  THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  22.  EMPLOYER.  THE  TERM "EMPLOYER", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO THE  LABOR  LAW  OR  THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  23.  WAGE  CLAIM.  THE  TERM  "WAGE CLAIM", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER,
MEANS A CLAIM THAT AN EMPLOYEE HAS SUFFERED A VIOLATION OF SECTIONS  ONE
HUNDRED  SEVENTY,  ONE HUNDRED NINETY-ONE, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-THREE, ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SIX-D, SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OR SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE
OF THE LABOR LAW OR THE RELATED REGULATIONS AND WAGE ORDERS  PROMULGATED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-05-5

Co-Sponsors

S2232D - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232D - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232D - Sponsor Memo

S2232D - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--D

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Judiciary  --  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  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Judiciary in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the lien law, in relation to employee  liens;  to  amend
  the  labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the civil
  practice law and rules, in relation  to  grounds  for  attachment;  to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures  where  employees  may  hold shareholders of non-publicly traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed liability company law, in relation to creating a right for  victims
  of  wage  theft  to  hold  the  ten members with the largest ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section  1.  Section  2 of the lien law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21. EMPLOYEE. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO THE LABOR LAW OR THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  22. EMPLOYER. THE TERM "EMPLOYER", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO THE LABOR LAW OR THE
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, AS APPLICABLE.
  23. WAGE CLAIM. THE TERM "WAGE CLAIM",  WHEN  USED  IN  THIS  CHAPTER,
MEANS  A CLAIM THAT AN EMPLOYEE HAS SUFFERED A VIOLATION OF SECTIONS ONE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-06-6

Co-Sponsors

S2232E - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232E - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232E - Sponsor Memo

S2232E - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--E

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERALTA, ADDABBO, AVELLA, PERKINS, SAVINO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Judiciary -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  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 commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the lien law, in relation to employee  liens;  to  amend
  the  labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the civil
  practice law and rules, in relation  to  grounds  for  attachment;  to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures  where  employees  may  hold shareholders of non-publicly traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed liability company law, in relation to creating a right for  victims
  of  wage  theft  to  hold  the  ten members with the largest ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section  1.  Section  2 of the lien law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21. EMPLOYEE. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO ARTICLES ONE, SIX, NINE-
TEEN  AND  NINETEEN-A OF THE LABOR LAW, AS APPLICABLE, OR THE FAIR LABOR
STANDARDS ACT, 29 U.S.C. S 201 ET. SEQ., AS APPLICABLE.
  22. EMPLOYER. THE TERM "EMPLOYER", WHEN USED IN  THIS  CHAPTER,  SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYER" PURSUANT TO ARTICLES ONE, SIX, NINE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-07-6

Co-Sponsors

S2232F (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Lien L, generally; amd §§199-a & 663, Lab L; amd §§6201, 6210, 6211, 6223 & R6212, CPLR; amd §§624 & 630, BC L; amd §§609 & 1102, Lim Lil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6658
2017-2018: S579
2019-2020: S2844

S2232F (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liable for wage theft (view more) relates to rights for victims of wage theft to hold the ten members with the largest ownership interests in a company personally liable for wage theft.

S2232F (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2232F (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2232--F

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERALTA, ADDABBO, AVELLA, PERKINS, SAVINO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Judiciary -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  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 commit-
  tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the lien law, in relation to employee liens; to amend
  the labor law, in relation to employee complaints; to amend the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules,  in  relation to grounds for attachment; to
  amend the business corporation law, in relation to streamlining proce-
  dures where employees may hold  shareholders  of  non-publicly  traded
  corporations personally liable for wage theft; and to amend the limit-
  ed  liability company law, in relation to creating a right for victims
  of wage theft to hold the  ten  members  with  the  largest  ownership
  interests in a company personally liable for wage theft

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the lien law is amended by  adding  three  new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21.  EMPLOYEE.  THE  TERM "EMPLOYEE", WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS "EMPLOYEE" PURSUANT TO ARTICLES ONE, SIX, NINE-
TEEN AND NINETEEN-A OF THE LABOR LAW, AS APPLICABLE, OR THE  FAIR  LABOR
STANDARDS ACT, 29 U.S.C. S 201 ET. SEQ., AS APPLICABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00429-08-6

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.