assembly Bill A8752

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing unlawful discriminatory practices relating to models

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Oct 25, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A8752 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7607
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §296-d, amd §292, Exec L

A8752 - Summary

Relates to establishing unlawful discriminatory practices relating to models; requires models to be informed of what constitutes an unlawful discriminatory practice and how to file a complaint.

A8752 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8752

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  unlawful
  discriminatory practices relating to models

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  296-d
to read as follows:
  S  296-D. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO MODELS.  1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  A. "CLIENT" MEANS A RETAIL STORE, A MANUFACTURER, A CLOTHING DESIGNER,
AN ADVERTISING AGENCY, A PHOTOGRAPHER, A PUBLISHING COMPANY OR ANY OTHER
SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY THAT RECEIVES MODELING SERVICES FROM A MODEL;
  B. "MODEL" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL, REGARDLESS OF HIS OR HER STATUS AS  AN
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OR EMPLOYEE, WHO PERFORMS MODELING SERVICES FOR A
CLIENT  OR CONSENTS IN WRITING TO THE TRANSFER OF HIS OR HER LEGAL RIGHT
TO THE USE OF HIS OR HER NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE OR IMAGE, FOR ADVERTIS-
ING PURPOSES OR FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRADE, DIRECTLY TO A CLIENT  OR  WHO
PROVIDES SHOWROOM OR FIT MODELING SERVICES;
  C.  "MODELING ENTITY" MEANS A MODELING AGENCY, MODEL MANAGEMENT COMPA-
NY, EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, AND/OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY THAT: (1) IS  IN  THE
BUSINESS OF MANAGING ENTERTAINMENTS, EXHIBITIONS OR PERFORMANCES, OR THE
MODELS,  ARTISTS  OR  ATTRACTIONS  CONSTITUTING THE SAME; (2) WHO, FOR A
FEE, PROCURES OR ATTEMPTS TO PROCURE: (I) EMPLOYMENT OR ENGAGEMENTS  FOR
PERSONS  SEEKING  EMPLOYMENT  OR ENGAGEMENTS, OR (II) EMPLOYEES OR INDE-
PENDENT CONTRACTORS FOR EMPLOYERS OR ENTITIES SEEKING  THE  SERVICES  OF
EMPLOYEES  OR  INDEPENDENT  CONTRACTORS;  AND/OR  (3) RENDERS VOCATIONAL
GUIDANCE OR COUNSELLING SERVICES TO MODELS; AND
  D. "MODELING SERVICES" MEANS THE APPEARANCE BY A MODEL IN PHOTOGRAPHIC
SESSIONS OR THE ENGAGEMENT OF A MODEL IN RUNWAY, LIVE, FILMED, OR  TAPED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13446-03-7

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