S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
Parks and Recreation
AN ACT providing for sex equity in moneys appropriated by the state for
athletic sports teams or sports organizations
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Legislative intent. The purpose of this legislation is to
ensure equal funding for all persons on athletic sports teams or sports
organizations, regardless of their sex. Upon the equal funding of
athletic sports teams or sports organizations, regardless of their sex,
the state would ensure the opportunity to compete and provide for equal
access of equipment, facilities, supplies, uniforms, travel opportu-
nities and allowances.
S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon the appropri-
ation of state moneys to an athletic sports team or sports organization
in the state of New York, such appropriation of state moneys shall be
equally matched and appropriated to a comparable sports team or sports
organization in the state of New York of the opposite sex.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
moneys appropriated on or after the effective date of this act.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.