assembly Bill A327

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2019 referred to labor

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A327 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4143
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7830, S5847
2017-2018: A1681, S8896
2021-2022: A455, S6567

A327 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

A327 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   327

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROZIC, ARROYO, BLAKE, BRONSON, CUSICK, DAVILA,
  DE LA ROSA, DenDEKKER, FAHY, HEVESI, HUNTER, HYNDMAN, LUPARDO,  ORTIZ,
  PICHARDO,   PEOPLES-STOKES,  QUART,  L. ROSENTHAL,  SEAWRIGHT,  SIMON,
  SOLAGES, ZEBROWSKI, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.
  of A. GLICK -- read once and referred 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.
                                                           LBD01110-01-9