senate Bill S645

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the effect of the minimum wage increase on New York state businesses and workforce

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2019 referred to labor

S645 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§652 & 21, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7727
2017-2018: S662

S645 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the effect of the minimum wage increase on New York state businesses and workforce.

S645 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S645 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   645

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 the effects of the minimum
  wage increase on New York state businesses and workforce

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 652 of the labor law, as added by
section 3 of part K of chapter 54 of the laws of  2016,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  6.  Notwithstanding  subdivision one of this section, and sections six
hundred fifty-three and six hundred fifty-five of this  article,  on  or
after January first, two thousand nineteen, and each January first ther-
eafter  until  such  time  as the minimum wage is fifteen dollars in all
areas of the state, the division of budget shall conduct an analysis  of
the  state  of the economy in each region, and the effect of the minimum
wage increases listed in this section, to determine whether there should
be a temporary suspension  or  delay  in  any  scheduled  increases.  In
conducting  its  analysis,  the  division  of  budget  shall consult the
department, the department's division of research  and  statistics,  the
United  States department of labor, the federal reserve bank of New York
and other economic experts.  ADDITIONALLY, THE DIVISION OF BUDGET  SHALL
TAKE  INTO  CONSIDERATION  THE INFORMATION COMPILED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SIONS SIXTEEN AND SEVENTEEN OF SECTION TWENTY-ONE OF THIS  CHAPTER.  The
division  of budget will reference well-established economic indexes and
accepted economic factors, including those  set  forth  in  section  six
hundred fifty-four of this article, to justify and explain its decision.
After  reviewing  such indexes and factors, the division shall determine
whether scheduled increases in the minimum wage shall continue up to and
including fifteen dollars. The division of budget will  issue  a  report
and  recommendation  to  the commissioner, who shall take action on that

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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