senate Bill S968

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the manner in which certain provisions of the correction law are enforced

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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 crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 05, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S968 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1874
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §755, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4687, A8012

S968 - Summary

Relates to the manner in which certain provisions of the correction law are enforced.

S968 - Sponsor Memo

S968 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   968

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON, DIAZ, KRUEGER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Crime Victims, Crime and Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to the manner through
  which enforcement proceedings are brought

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

  Section  1. Section 755 of the correction law, as added by chapter 931
of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  S 755. Enforcement. [1. In relation to actions by public agencies, the
provisions of this article shall be enforceable by a proceeding  brought
pursuant to article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules.
  2. In relation to actions by private employers, the] THE provisions of
this article shall be enforceable by the division of human rights pursu-
ant  to  the  powers  and procedures set forth in article fifteen of the
executive law, and, concurrently, by the New  York  city  commission  on
human  rights; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED
TO LIMIT THE RIGHT OF A PERSON TO  PURSUE  ANY  LEGAL  REMEDY  AVAILABLE
UNDER  ARTICLE  FIFTEEN  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE  LAW OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE
PROVISION OF LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04619-01-1

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