assembly Bill A313

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing certain practices relating to models

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A313 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4144
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §296-e, amd §292, Exec L; add §202-n, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8752, S7607

A313 (ACTIVE) - 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; requires modeling entities to provide adult models with educational materials regarding nutrition and eating disorders.

A313 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   313

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  BARRETT,  BLAKE, DAVILA, DE LA ROSA,
  D'URSO, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,  JAFFEE,  MOSLEY,  NIOU,  OTIS,
  QUART,  RIVERA,  L. ROSENTHAL,  SEAWRIGHT,  SIMON, WEPRIN, ABINANTI --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  DICKENS,  LUPARDO  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law and the labor law, in relation to
  establishing certain 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-e
to read as follows:
  § 296-E. 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. "HIRING PARTY" MEANS ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO EXERCISES ANY FORM OF
CONTROL  OVER  A  MODEL'S SERVICES, INCLUDING MODELING ENTITIES, BRANDS,
AND OTHER CLIENTS, OTHER THAN (1) THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, (2)  THE
STATE  OF  NEW YORK, INCLUDING ANY OFFICE, DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, AUTHORITY
OR OTHER BODY OF THE STATE INCLUDING THE LEGISLATURE AND THE  JUDICIARY,
(3) A CITY GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING ANY OFFICE, DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR OTHER
BODY OF THAT CITY, (4) ANY OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT, MUNICIPALITY OR COUN-
TY OR (5) ANY FOREIGN GOVERNMENT.
  C.  "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-

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

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