assembly Bill A8410

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Fairly Applying Individual Requirements for Vaccine Mandates (FAIR Vaccine Mandates) Act"

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to local governments
Oct 20, 2021 referred to local governments

A8410 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7432
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61.14, Arts & Cul L

A8410 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments, by local law, rule or executive order, to 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.

A8410 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8410
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
 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.
                                                            LBD13341-03-1