senate Bill S3814

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 04, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S3814 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6000
2013-2014: S3371
2015-2016: S2094
2017-2018: S1247

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3814 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3814

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and Government Operations

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 such 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REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows: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 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.
  S  3.  Section  296  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 20 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06921-01-1

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