senate Bill S677

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to certain affirmative defenses available under the labor law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1311
Jan 03, 2018 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2017 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1372
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2017 referred to labor

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Labor committee Vote

S677
8
4
committee
8
Aye
4
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: May 22, 2018

aye wr (3)

Jun 5, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S677
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S677 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1101
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§195, 196-d, 198 & 199, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6027, A9644

S677 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain affirmative defenses available under the labor law.

S677 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S677 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   677

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  labor  law,  in  relation  to  certain  affirmative
  defenses

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 195 of the  labor
law,  as added by chapter 564 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  (b) The commissioner shall prepare  templates  that  comply  with  the
requirements  of  paragraph  (a) of this subdivision. Each such template
shall be dual-language, including English and one  additional  language.
The  commissioner  shall  determine,  in  his  or  her discretion, which
languages to provide in addition to English, based on the  size  of  the
New York state population that speaks each language and any other factor
that  the  commissioner shall deem relevant. All such templates shall be
made available to employers in such manner as determined by the  commis-
sioner.  EMPLOYERS MAY RELY UPON THESE TEMPLATES AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE
FOR THEIR GOOD FAITH RELIANCE UPON THE TEMPLATES PROVIDED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER;
  § 2. Section 196-d of the labor law, as added by chapter 1007  of  the
laws of 1968, is amended to read as follows:
  §  196-d.  Gratuities. No employer or his agent or an officer or agent
of any corporation, or any other person shall demand or accept, directly
or indirectly, any part of the gratuities, received by an  employee,  or
retain any part of a gratuity or of any charge purported to be a gratui-
ty  for  an  employee. This provision shall not apply to the checking of
hats, coats or other apparel.  Nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be
construed  as affecting the allowances from the minimum wage for gratui-
ties in the amount determined in accordance with the provisions of arti-
cle nineteen of this chapter nor as affecting ANY  AFFIRMATIVE  DEFENSES

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

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