senate Bill S2406A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression and includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression under the hate crimes statute

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2010 considered by committee - defeated
May 21, 2010 committee discharged and committed to judiciary
Jan 20, 2010 print number 2406a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 19, 2009 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jun 8, 2010 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2406A
11
12
committee
11
Aye
12
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2406 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5710A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§291, 292, 295, 296 & 296-a, Exec L; amd §40-c, Civ Rts L; amd §313, Ed L; amd §§485.00, 485.05, 240.30, 240.31 & 240.00, Pen L; amd §200.50, CP L

S2406 - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression; defines "gender identity or expression" as having or being perceived as having a gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression whether or not that gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression is different from that traditionally associated with the sex assigned to that person at birth; further includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression within the list of offenses subject to treatment as hate crimes.

S2406 - Sponsor Memo

S2406 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2406                                                  A. 5710

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2009
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. DUANE, BRESLIN, KRUEGER, PERKINS, SAMP-
  SON,  SCHNEIDERMAN, SERRANO, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, GLICK, O'DONNELL, BREN-
  NAN,  CANESTRARI, COOK, ESPAILLAT, FIELDS, HOYT, ORTIZ, PERALTA, HEVE-
  SI, TITONE, CARROZZA, JEFFRIES, KELLNER,  SCHIMEL,  KAVANAGH,  CAHILL,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ALESSI, AUBRY,
  BENEDETTO,  BING, BOYLAND, CHRISTENSEN, CYMBROWITZ, FARRELL, GIANARIS,
  GORDON, GUNTHER, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE, JOHN, KOON, LANCMAN,  LAVINE,
  LIFTON,  V. LOPEZ,  LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,  MAISEL, MARKEY, McENENY, J.
  MILLER, MILLMAN,  PAULIN,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PERRY,  PHEFFER,  PRETLOW,
  RAMOS,  N. RIVERA,  ROBINSON, ROSENTHAL, SAYWARD, SCARBOROUGH, STIRPE,
  SWEENEY, THIELE, TOWNS, WEISENBERG, WRIGHT, ZEBROWSKI -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the civil rights law and  the  educa-
  tion  law,  in  relation to prohibiting discrimination based on gender
  identity or expression; and to amend the penal law  and  the  criminal
  procedure  law,  in  relation  to  including offenses regarding gender
  identity or expression within the list of offenses subject  to  treat-
  ment as hate crimes

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature  reaffirms
that  the state has the responsibility to act to assure that every indi-
vidual within this state is afforded an equal  opportunity  to  enjoy  a
full  and  productive  life,  and that the failure to provide such equal
opportunity, whether because of discrimination,  prejudice,  intolerance
or  inadequate  education,  training,  housing  or  health care not only
threatens the rights and  proper  privileges  of  its  inhabitants,  but

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
SA                                                         LBD00798-01-9

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S2406A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5710A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§291, 292, 295, 296 & 296-a, Exec L; amd §40-c, Civ Rts L; amd §313, Ed L; amd §§485.00, 485.05, 240.30, 240.31 & 240.00, Pen L; amd §200.50, CP L

S2406A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression; defines "gender identity or expression" as having or being perceived as having a gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression whether or not that gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression is different from that traditionally associated with the sex assigned to that person at birth; further includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression within the list of offenses subject to treatment as hate crimes.

S2406A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2406A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2406--A                                            A. 5710--A
                                                        Cal. No. 399

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2009
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  -- Introduced by Sens. DUANE, ADAMS, BRESLIN, HASSELL-THOMP-
  SON, KRUEGER, PARKER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SAVINO, SCHNEIDERMAN, SERRANO,
  SQUADRON, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government
  Operations  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Investigations and
  Government Operations in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, GLICK, O'DONNELL, BREN-
  NAN, CANESTRARI, COOK, ESPAILLAT, FIELDS, HOYT, ORTIZ, PERALTA,  HEVE-
  SI,  TITONE,  CARROZZA,  JEFFRIES, KELLNER, SCHIMEL, KAVANAGH, CAHILL,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ALESSI, AUBRY,
  BENEDETTO, BING, BOYLAND, CHRISTENSEN, CYMBROWITZ, FARRELL,  GIANARIS,
  GORDON,  GUNTHER, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE, JOHN, KOON, LANCMAN, LAVINE,
  LIFTON,  V. LOPEZ,  LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,  MAISEL,  MARKEY,   McENENY,
  J. MILLER,  MILLMAN,  PAULIN, PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY, PHEFFER, PRETLOW,
  RAMOS, N. RIVERA, ROBINSON, ROSENTHAL, SAYWARD,  SCARBOROUGH,  STIRPE,
  SWEENEY, THIELE, TOWNS, WEISENBERG, WRIGHT, ZEBROWSKI -- read once and
  referred  to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- reported from
  committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the civil rights law and  the  educa-
  tion  law,  in  relation to prohibiting discrimination based on gender
  identity or expression; and to amend the penal law  and  the  criminal
  procedure  law,  in  relation  to  including offenses regarding gender
  identity or expression within the list of offenses subject  to  treat-
  ment as hate crimes

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00798-02-0

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