assembly Bill A4868

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes minors who are members of a religious community to engage or assist in employment which minors are otherwise prohibited from performing

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May 11, 2022 held for consideration in labor
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Feb 08, 2021 referred to labor

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A4868 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131, 132 & 133, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2252
2011-2012: A6082
2013-2014: A5041
2015-2016: A5117
2017-2018: A4536
2019-2020: A5432

A4868 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes minors who are 14 or older and are active members of a religious community to engage or assist in employment which such minors are otherwise prohibited from performing; requires such minors to be supervised by an adult member of such religious community.

A4868 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4868
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOODELL, DiPIETRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
   A. MORINELLO, WALSH -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Labor
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the labor law, in relation to authorizing minors four-
   teen years of age or older, working as part of a  religious  community
   of  which  they  are  a member, to be employed in or assist in certain
   activities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  131  of the labor law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO PROHIBIT THE  EMPLOYMENT
 OF  OR  ASSISTANCE IN EMPLOYMENT BY A MINOR FOURTEEN OR FIFTEEN YEARS OF
 AGE WHO IS THE MEMBER OF A RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY AS PROVIDED IN  PARAGRAPH
 C OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF THIS ARTI-
 CLE.
   §  2. Section 132 of the labor law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
 sion 6 to read as follows:
   6. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO PROHIBIT THE  EMPLOYMENT
 OF  OR ASSISTANCE IN EMPLOYMENT BY A MINOR SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEARS OF
 AGE WHO IS THE MEMBER OF A RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY AS PROVIDED IN  PARAGRAPH
 C OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF THIS ARTI-
 CLE.
   §  3.  Subdivision  3  of  section  133 of the labor law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
   C. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL  NOT  APPLY
 TO ANY MINOR FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, WHEN SUCH MINOR IS EMPLOYED
 BY  OR ASSISTS IN THE EMPLOYMENT OF A RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY, OF WHICH SUCH
 MINOR IS AN ACTIVE MEMBER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AT  ALL  TIMES  WHILE
 SUCH A MINOR IS ENGAGED OR ASSISTING IN OTHERWISE PROHIBITED EMPLOYMENT,
 HE  OR  SHE SHALL BE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.