senate Bill S2200A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state fair pay act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2012 print number 2200a
amend and recommit to rules
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Apr 13, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Mar 18, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 18, 2011 referred to labor

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S2200 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6130A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§750 - 756, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S955, A3911

S2200 - Summary

Enacts the "New York State fair pay act"; provides that it shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate between employees on the basis of sex, race and/or national origin by paying different wages.

S2200 - Sponsor Memo

S2200 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2200

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  enacting  the  "New  York
  state fair pay act"

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 21 to read
as follows:
                                ARTICLE 21
                       NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT
SECTION 750. SHORT TITLE.
        751. FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.
        752. DEFINITIONS.
        753. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN WAGES.
        754. OTHER PROHIBITED ACTS.
        755. WAGE DISCLOSURE, RECORDKEEPING, AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
        756. REMEDIES AND ENFORCEMENT.
        757. REGULATIONS.
  S 750. SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE  CITED  AS  THE
"NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT".
  S  751.  FINDINGS  AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE. (A) THE LEGISLATURE FINDS
THE FOLLOWING:
  (1) DESPITE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS BANNING DISCRIMINATION  IN  EMPLOY-
MENT  AND PAY, IN BOTH THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR, WAGE DIFFERENTIALS
PERSIST BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN AND BETWEEN MINORITIES AND  NON-MINORITIES
IN THE SAME JOBS AND IN JOBS THAT ARE DISSIMILAR BUT THAT REQUIRE EQUIV-
ALENT  COMPOSITES  OF  SKILL,  EFFORT, RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDI-
TIONS;
  (2) THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH WAGE DIFFERENTIALS--
  (A) DEPRESSES WAGES AND LIVING STANDARDS FOR EMPLOYEES  NECESSARY  FOR
THEIR HEALTH AND EFFICIENCY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06280-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S2200A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6130A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§750 - 756, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S955, A3911

S2200A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York State fair pay act"; provides that it shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate between employees on the basis of sex, race and/or national origin by paying different wages.

S2200A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2200A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2200--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  ADAMS,  ADDABBO,  BRESLIN, DIAZ, DUANE,
  GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER,  RIVERA,  SAVINO,
  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  state fair pay act"

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 21 to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                       NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT
SECTION 750. SHORT TITLE.
        751. FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.
        752. DEFINITIONS.
        753. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN WAGES.
        754. OTHER PROHIBITED ACTS.
        755. REMEDIES AND ENFORCEMENT.
        756. REGULATIONS.
  S  750.  SHORT  TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT".
  S 751. FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE. (A)  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS
THE FOLLOWING:
  (1)  DESPITE  FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS BANNING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOY-
MENT AND PAY, IN BOTH THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR, WAGE  DIFFERENTIALS
PERSIST  BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN AND BETWEEN MINORITIES AND NON-MINORITIES
IN THE SAME JOBS AND IN JOBS THAT ARE DISSIMILAR BUT THAT REQUIRE EQUIV-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06280-03-2

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