senate Bill S5847A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Dec 16, 2015 print number 5847a
Dec 16, 2015 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 08, 2015 referred to rules

S5847 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7830
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8896, A1681
2019-2020: S4143, A327

S5847 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

S5847 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5847 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5847

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 8, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  establishing  the  cheer-
  leaders' fair pay act

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  219-d  to
read as follows:
  S  219-D.  APPLICATION  TO CHEERLEADERS. 1. A PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM
BASED IN THIS STATE THAT EMPLOYS PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WHO HAVE  ENTERED
INTO  PROFESSIONAL  SPORTS-SERVICES CONTRACTS, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION
EIGHT OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-A  OF  THE  GENERAL  BUSINESS
LAW,  AND  THAT UTILIZES THE SERVICES OF CHEERLEADERS DURING ITS EXHIBI-
TIONS OR GAMES, SHALL PROVIDE SUCH CHEERLEADERS WITH ALL OF THE  RIGHTS,
BENEFITS  AND  PROTECTIONS  CONFERRED  TO ITS EMPLOYEES BY THIS CHAPTER,
REGARDLESS OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS  UNDER  WHICH  SUCH  CHEERLEADERS
PERFORM.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "CHEERLEADER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL
WHO  PERFORMS ACROBATICS, DANCE OR GYMNASTIC EXERCISES IN PROMOTION OF A
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS FRANCHISE IDENTIFIED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08871-02-5

S5847A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7830
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8896, A1681
2019-2020: S4143, A327

S5847A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

S5847A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5847A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5847--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 8, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the labor law, in relation to establishing the cheer-
  leaders' fair pay act

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

  Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 219-d to
read as follows:
  S 219-D. APPLICATION TO CHEERLEADERS. 1. A  PROFESSIONAL  SPORTS  TEAM
BASED  IN THIS STATE THAT EMPLOYS PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WHO HAVE ENTERED
INTO PROFESSIONAL SPORTS-SERVICES CONTRACTS, AS DEFINED  BY  SUBDIVISION
EIGHT  OF  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-A OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS
LAW, AND THAT UTILIZES THE SERVICES OF CHEERLEADERS DURING  ITS  EXHIBI-
TIONS  OR GAMES, SHALL PROVIDE SUCH CHEERLEADERS WITH ALL OF THE RIGHTS,
BENEFITS AND PROTECTIONS CONFERRED TO ITS EMPLOYEES BY THIS CHAPTER  FOR
ALL SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TEAM.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "CHEERLEADER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL
WHO  PERFORMS  ACROBATICS,  DANCE,  GYMNASTIC EXERCISES, ICE SKATING, OR
OTHER PERFORMANCES IN PROMOTION OF A PROFESSIONAL SPORTS FRANCHISE IDEN-
TIFIED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08871-04-5

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