S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, DIAZ, KRUEGER -- read twice and
ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
Crime Victims, Crime and Correction
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the manner through
which enforcement proceedings are brought
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 755 of the correction law, as added by chapter 931
of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
S 755. Enforcement. [1. In relation to actions by public agencies, the
provisions of this article shall be enforceable by a proceeding brought
pursuant to article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules.
2. In relation to actions by private employers, the] THE provisions of
this article shall be enforceable by the division of human rights pursu-
ant to the powers and procedures set forth in article fifteen of the
executive law, and, concurrently, by the New York city commission on
human rights; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED
TO LIMIT THE RIGHT OF A PERSON TO PURSUE ANY LEGAL REMEDY AVAILABLE
UNDER ARTICLE FIFTEEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE
PROVISION OF LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.