assembly Bill A455

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jan 06, 2021 referred to labor

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A455 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6567
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
2019-2020: A327, S4143

A455 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

A455 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    455
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, BRONSON, CUSICK, DAVILA, DE LA ROSA, FAHY,
   HEVESI,  HUNTER,  HYNDMAN,  LUPARDO,  PICHARDO, PEOPLES-STOKES, QUART,
   L. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON,  SOLAGES,  ZEBROWSKI,  WALLACE,  McDO-
   NOUGH,  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.
                                                            LBD03195-01-1