senate Bill S6567

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
May 06, 2021 referred to labor

S6567 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A455
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5847, A7830
2017-2018: S8896, A1681
2019-2020: S4143, A327

S6567 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants employee protections conferred by the labor law to cheerleaders.

S6567 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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