Includes in the definition of "artistic and creative services", for the purposes of the employment and education of child performers, the services of runway and print models; makes conforming changes to the arts and cultural affairs law.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7787 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY June 4, 2013 ___________Introduced by M. of A. OTIS, WRIGHT, SIMOTAS, BRAUNSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law and the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to expanding the definition of "artistic and creative services", for purposes of the employment and education of child performers, to include the services of runway and print models; and to repeal section 35.05 of the arts and cultural affairs law relating to employment of children as models THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 150 of the labor law, as added by chapter 630 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Artistic or creative services" shall include, but are not limited to, services as an actor, actress, dancer, musician, comedian, singer, stunt-person, voice-over artist, RUNWAY OR PRINT MODEL, or other performer or entertainer, or as a songwriter, musical producer or arran- ger, writer, director, producer, production executive, choreographer, composer, conductor, or designer. S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 35.01 of the arts and cultural affairs law, as amended by chapter 35 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: (a) In singing; or dancing; OR MODELING; or playing upon a musical instrument; or acting, or in rehearsing for, or performing in a theatri- cal performance or appearing in a pageant; or as a subject for use, in or for, or in connection with the making of a motion picture film; or S 3. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 35.03 of the arts and cultural affairs law is amended to read as follows: (a) the infant is to perform or render services as an actor, actress, MODEL, dancer, musician, vocalist or other performing artist, or as a participant or player in professional sports, or S 4. Section 35.05 of the arts and cultural affairs law is REPEALED.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11027-03-3 A. 7787 2
S 5. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law, provided that, effective immediately, any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act are authorized to be promulgated on or before such date.