senate Bill S6994

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to preventing housing discrimination against victims of domestic violence; repealer

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May 22, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 19, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations

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May 22, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 22, 2012

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S6994 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9024
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3448A
2009-2010: A9020A

S6994 - Summary

Prevents housing discrimination against victims of domestic violence.

S6994 - Sponsor Memo

S6994 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6994

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law, in relation to preventing housing
  discrimination 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REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows: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" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS  IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice  for  any  person,
being  the  owner, lessee, proprietor, manager, superintendent, agent or
employee of any place of  public  accommodation,  resort  or  amusement,
because  of the race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex, [or] disability [or], marital status, OR STATUS AS
A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE of any person, directly or indirectly,  to
refuse,  withhold from or deny to such person any of the accommodations,
advantages, facilities or privileges thereof, including the extension of
credit, or,  directly  or  indirectly,  to  publish,  circulate,  issue,
display,  post  or  mail any written or printed communication, notice or
advertisement, to the effect that any of the accommodations, advantages,
facilities and privileges of any such place shall be  refused,  withheld
from  or denied to any person on account of race, creed, color, national
origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, [or] disability  [or],
marital  status, OR STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, or that the
patronage or custom thereat of any person of or purporting to be of  any
particular  race,  creed,  color,  national  origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex [or], marital status, OR  STATUS  AS  A  VICTIM  OF

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

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