senate Bill S8896

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders

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Jun 01, 2018 referred to labor

S8896 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1681
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5847, A7830
2019-2020: S4143, A327
2021-2022: S6567, A455

S8896 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

S8896 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8896 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8896

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  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:
  §  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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD01161-01-7

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