Bill Text: NY A07147 | 2013-2014 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage.

Status: (Introduced) 2014-06-30 - enacting clause stricken [A07147 Detail]

Download: New_York-2013-A07147-Introduced.html
                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         7147
                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y
                                      May 2, 2013
                                      ___________
       Introduced  by  M. of A. ROSA -- read once and referred to the Committee
         on Labor
       AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to authorizing local  govern-
         ments to pay higher level of minimum wage benefits
         THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section 1. Section 665 of the labor law, as added by  chapter  619  of
    2  the laws of 1960, is amended to read as follows:
    3    S  665. Savings AND NON-PREEMPTION clause. 1. If any provision of this
    4  article or the application thereof to any person,  employer,  occupation
    5  or  circumstance  is  held invalid, the remainder of the article and the
    6  application of such provision to other persons, employees,  occupations,
    7  or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
    8    2.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  ARTICLE  OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW SHALL BE
    9  DEEMED TO PROHIBIT ANY MUNICIPALITY FROM ESTABLISHING OR ENFORCING WITH-
   10  IN ITS GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES PAYMENT OF MINIMUM WAGE OF BENEFITS  STAND-
   11  ARDS  THAT ARE HIGHER OR MORE PROTECTIVE THAN THOSE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT
   12  TO THIS ARTICLE.
   13    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD10524-02-3
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