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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to governmental operations|
|Oct 25, 2017||referred to governmental operations|
assembly Bill A8752
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Inez E. Dickens
A8752 - Details
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: § 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.
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