Bill Text: NY A07147 | 2013-2014 | General Assembly | Introduced
Bill Title: Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage.
Status: (Introduced) 2014-01-08 - referred to labor [A07147 Detail]
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 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