Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
|Oct 13, 2021||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7432
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7432 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
- Law Section:
- Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §61.14, Arts & Cul L
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2021-S7432 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7432 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to enact- ing the "fairly applying individual requirements for vaccine mandates (FAIR Vaccine Mandates) act" PURPOSE: To prohibit local governments from discriminating in enforcement of vaccine requirements in places of entertainment based on a person's place of residency or usual employment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill titles the bill the "Fairly Applying Individual Requirements for Vaccine Mandates (FAIR Vaccine Mandates) Act" Section 2 of the bill amends the Arts and Cultural Affairs Act by adding a new section 61.14to allow a local government to require performers,
2021-S7432 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7432 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E October 13, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to enact- ing the "fairly applying individual requirements for vaccine mandates (FAIR Vaccine Mandates) act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act may be cited and shall be known as the "fairly applying individual requirements for vaccine mandates (FAIR Vaccine Mandates) Act". § 2. The arts and cultural affairs law is amended by adding a new section 61.14 to read as follows: § 61.14. EQUITY OF VACCINE REQUIREMENTS IN ENTERTAINMENT AND THE ARTS. A LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY, BY LOCAL LAW, RULE OR EXECUTIVE ORDER, REQUIRE PERFORMERS, ATHLETES, EMPLOYEES, ATTENDEES, AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR CATEGORY OF PERSONS BE VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO ENTER A PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT, PROVIDED SUCH LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT EXEMPT ANY PERSON FROM THE VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS BASED UPON A PERSON'S PLACE OF RESI- DENCY OR USUAL EMPLOYMENT. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "PLACE OF ENTER- TAINMENT" MEANS ANY PRIVATELY OR PUBLICLY OWNED AND OPERATED ENTER- TAINMENT FACILITY SUCH AS A THEATRE, STADIUM, ARENA, RACETRACK, MUSEUM, AMUSEMENT PARK OR OTHER PLACE WHERE PERFORMANCES, CONCERTS, EXHIBITS, ATHLETIC GAMES OR CONTESTS ARE HELD FOR WHICH AN ENTRY FEE IS CHARGED. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that any local law, rule, or executive order requiring vaccination against COVID-19 to enter a place of entertainment in effect on the effective date of this act which local law, rule, or order does not comply with the provisions of this act shall remain in effect, but any person who was previously exempt from any such local law, rule, or executive order requirement due to their place of residency or usual employment shall no longer be exempt. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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