assembly Bill A9398

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the nail salon minimum standards council act

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Feb 24, 2022 referred to labor

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A9398 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8166
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-E §§697 - 697-i, Lab L; amd §102, St Ad Proc Act

A9398 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the nail salon minimum standards council act; establishes the nail salon minimum standards council which shall investigate wages and standards within the nail salon industry and submit recommendations on minimum wages, regulations and standards for nail salon workers.

A9398 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9398
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law and  the  state  administrative  procedure
   act,  in relation to enacting the nail salon minimum standards council
   act
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "nail salon
 minimum standards council act".
   §  2. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 19-E to read as
 follows:
                               ARTICLE 19-E
                 NAIL SALON MINIMUM STANDARDS COUNCIL ACT
 SECTION 697.   STATEMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY.
         697-A. DEFINITIONS.
         697-B. NAIL SALON MINIMUM STANDARDS COUNCIL.
         697-C. MINIMUM PRICING COMMITTEE.
         697-D. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL.
         697-E. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER WITH RESPECT TO THE
                  COUNCIL.
         697-F. LABOR PROTECTIONS.
         697-G. FUTURE MEETINGS.
         697-H. SEVERABILITY.
         697-I. PREEMPTION.
   § 697. STATEMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY. THE LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS  AND
 DECLARES  THAT  THERE ARE PERSONS EMPLOYED IN THE NAIL SALON INDUSTRY IN
 THE STATE OF NEW YORK AT WAGES AND  STANDARDS  INSUFFICIENT  TO  PROVIDE
 ADEQUATE  MAINTENANCE AND ADEQUATE HEALTH PROTECTIONS FOR THEMSELVES AND
 THEIR FAMILIES. SUCH EMPLOYMENT: IMPAIRS  THE  HEALTH,  EFFICIENCY,  AND
 WELL-BEING OF SUCH WORKERS; CONSTITUTES UNFAIR COMPETITION AGAINST OTHER
 EMPLOYERS  AND  THEIR  WORKERS; THREATENS THE STABILITY OF THE INDUSTRY;
 REDUCES  THE  PURCHASING  POWER  OF  WORKERS;  AND  REQUIRES,  IN   MANY
 INSTANCES,  THAT  WAGES  BE SUPPLEMENTED BY THE PAYMENT OF PUBLIC MONEYS
 FOR RELIEF OR OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ASSISTANCE.  DOCUMENTED  INAPPRO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.