senate Bill S8102

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; procedures; granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto

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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 31, 2016 signed chap.519
approval memo.35
Dec 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.474
substituted for a10672
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1751
Jun 13, 2016 referred to rules

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S8102 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10672
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Bus L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10672

S8102 - Summary

Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; relates to procedures; relates to granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto.

S8102 - Sponsor Memo

S8102 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8102

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

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

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

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 173 of the general
business law, as added by chapter 632 of the laws of 1975, is amended to
read as follows:
  b. The application for a license shall be accompanied  by  samples  or
accurate  facsimiles  of  each  and every form which the applicant for a
license will require applicants for  employment  to  execute,  and  such
forms  must  be  approved  by  the  commissioner before a license may be
issued. The commissioner shall approve any such forms which  fairly  and
clearly  represent contractual terms and conditions between the proposed
employment agency and applicants for employment, such as  are  permitted
by  this  article.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DETERMINE  IN  HIS  OR HER
DISCRETION, WHICH LANGUAGES TO PROVIDE, IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH, BASED ON
THE SIZE OF THE STATE POPULATION THAT SPEAKS EACH LANGUAGE AND ANY OTHER
FACTOR THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT. ALL FORMS SHALL BE  MADE  AVAIL-
ABLE  TO  EMPLOYMENT  AGENCIES  IN  SUCH  A  MANNER AS DETERMINED BY THE
COMMISSIONER.
  S 2.  Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 174 of the general business law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 164 of the laws of 2003, subdivision
2 as amended by chapter 632 of the laws of 1975, are amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  Upon the receipt of an application for a license, the commissioner
shall cause the name and address of the applicant, the name under  which
the  employment  agency is to be conducted, and the street and number of
the place where the agency is to be  conducted,  to  be  posted  ON  THE
COMMISSIONER'S  WEBSITE, AS WELL AS in a conspicuous place in his public
office. Such agency shall be used exclusively as  an  employment  agency
and  for  no  other purpose, except as hereinafter provided. The commis-
sioner shall investigate or cause to be investigated the  character  and

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

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