|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to labor|
|May 06, 2021||referred to labor|
senate Bill S6567
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6567 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6567 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6567 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing the cheer- leaders' fair pay act PURPOSE: To provide cheerleaders employed by a professional sports team with rights, protections, and benefits. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the labor law by adding new section 219-d to provide cheerleaders employed by a professional sports team in this state with the same rights, benefits, and protections conferred to its employees who have entered into professional sports-services contracts. The definition of cheerleaders is also provided for the purposes of this section.
S6567 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6567 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 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
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