senate Bill S6000A

Vetoed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9018 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 16, 2010 tabled
Aug 13, 2010 vetoed memo.6759
Aug 03, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2010 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.981
substituted for s6000a
Jun 16, 2010 substituted by a9018a
ordered to third reading cal.981
Jun 14, 2010 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 19, 2010 print number 6000a
Mar 19, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 19, 2009 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

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S6000 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9018A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L

S6000 - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

S6000 - Sponsor Memo

S6000 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6000

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- (at request of the Governor) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting employers
  from discriminating against victims of domestic violence

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

  Section 1. Section 292 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 34 to read as follows:
  34.  THE  TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS A
VICTIM OF AN ACT WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE  A  VIOLENT  FELONY  OFFENSE  AS
ENUMERATED  IN  SECTION  70.02  OF  THE PENAL LAW OR A FAMILY OFFENSE AS
ENUMERATED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT  HUNDRED  TWELVE  OF  THE
FAMILY COURT ACT, WHERE SUCH ACT OR ACTS ARE OR ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN
COMMITTED  BY  A  MEMBER  OF  THE SAME FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT.
  S 2. Subdivision 20 of section 296 of the executive law, as renumbered
by chapter 204 of the laws of 1996, is renumbered subdivision 21  and  a
new subdivision 20 is added to read as follows:
  20. (A) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOY-
ER  OR  LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S STATUS AS A VICTIM
OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR LICENSE OR  TO  BAR
OR  TO  DISCHARGE  FROM  EMPLOYMENT  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE
AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIV-
ILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT.
  (B) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOYER OR
EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO PRINT OR CIRCULATE OR CAUSE TO BE PRINTED OR CIRCU-
LATED ANY STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR PUBLICATION, OR TO USE ANY FORM OF
APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT OR TO MAKE ANY  INQUIRY  IN  CONNECTION  WITH
PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYMENT  WHICH  EXPRESSES,  DIRECTLY  OR INDIRECTLY, ANY
LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION OR DISCRIMINATION AS TO STATUS AS A VICTIM  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12104-03-9

Co-Sponsors

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S6000A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9018A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L

S6000A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

S6000A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6000A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6000--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  ADAMS,  ADDABBO, DUANE, KLEIN,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SAVINO,  STAVISKY,
  VOLKER  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Rules -- 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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting  employers
  from  discriminating  against  victims  of  domestic  violence; and to
  repeal certain provisions of law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  34  of section 292 of the executive law is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows:
  34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" MEANS A  PERSON  WHO  IS  A
VICTIM  OF  AN  ACT WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE PENAL LAW,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AN ACT AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
SECTION  EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT, WHERE SUCH ACT IS
OR HAS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY
COURT ACT.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law, as amended by chapter 80 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a)  For  an  employer or licensing agency, because of an individual's
age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual  orientation,  military
status,  sex,  disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital
status, or STATUS AS A VICTIM OF domestic violence [victim  status],  to
refuse  to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such
individual or to discriminate against such individual in compensation or
in terms, conditions or privileges of employment.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12104-07-0

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