assembly Bill A3651

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Waives state's sovereign immunity to liability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and certain other federal acts

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.273
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 11, 2009 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 30, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.452
Apr 28, 2009 reported
Apr 20, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 27, 2009 referred to governmental operations

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A3651 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2833
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง16, Civ Rts L

A3651 - Summary

Waives the state's sovereign immunity to liability for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act; also waives the immunity of all instrumentalities and political subdivisions of the state.

A3651 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3651

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LIFTON, TITUS, CAHILL, COOK, DINOWITZ, ESPAILLAT,
  GOTTFRIED,  LANCMAN,  ORTIZ,  PAULIN, J. RIVERA, P. RIVERA, SCHROEDER,
  WEISENBERG, BENEDETTO, ENGLEBRIGHT, FIELDS, KAVANAGH, KELLNER, CUSICK,
  COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  ABBATE,  CANESTRARI,  CLARK,
  GALEF,  GLICK, JACOBS, JAFFEE, JOHN, LATIMER, LUPARDO, MAISEL, MARKEY,
  MAYERSOHN, McENENY, MILLMAN, NOLAN, O'DONNELL,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PHEF-
  FER,  REILLY,  SWEENEY,  WEINSTEIN  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to waiving the state's
  sovereign immunity to claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  of 1990, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, the Age  Discrimination
  in Employment Act of 1967, and the Family and Medical Leave Act

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section  16
to read as follows:
  S 16. WAIVER OF STATE IMMUNITY.  THE STATE HEREBY WAIVES ITS SOVEREIGN
IMMUNITY  WITH  REGARD  TO  ALL  CLAIMS, ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT
PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT  OF  1990  (P.L.
101-336,  AS AMENDED), THE FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, THE
FEDERAL AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967,  AND  THE  FEDERAL
FAMILY  AND  MEDICAL LEAVE ACT.  THE PROVISIONS OF SUCH ACTS SHALL APPLY
TO THE STATE, AND ANY INSTRUMENTALITY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
have been in full force and effect on and after February 21, 2001.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD06466-01-9

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