assembly Bill A8769A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 17, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.398
rules report cal.398
reported
Jun 16, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 10, 2014 reported referred to codes
Jun 05, 2014 print number 8769a
Jun 05, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Feb 12, 2014 referred to labor

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A8769 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6578
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1142, S2709
2017-2018: A566, S3791
2019-2020: A584, S660

A8769 - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making.

A8769 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8769

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to discrimination based on an
  individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

  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 section  203-e  to
read as follows:
  S  203-E.  PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AN INDIVIDUAL'S OR A
DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECISION MAKING. 1.  AN  EMPLOYER  SHALL
NOT  DISCRIMINATE  AGAINST  AN  INDIVIDUAL WITH RESPECT TO COMPENSATION,
TERMS, CONDITIONS, OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT  BECAUSE  OF  OR  ON  THE
BASIS  OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S OR A DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECISION
MAKING, INCLUDING A DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS A PARTICULAR DRUG,  DEVICE
OR  MEDICAL  SERVICE,  OR  BECAUSE  OF  OR ON THE BASIS OF AN EMPLOYER'S
PERSONAL BELIEFS ABOUT SUCH SERVICES.
  2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY  RIGHTS  OF
AN  EMPLOYEE  PROVIDED  THROUGH ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING UNIT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13701-01-4

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A8769A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6578
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1142, S2709
2017-2018: A566, S3791
2019-2020: A584, S660

A8769A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making.

A8769A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8769--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.   of  A.  JAFFEE,  BRINDISI,  ROSENTHAL,  DINOWITZ,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, O'DONNELL, COOK, SCARBOROUGH, SKOUFIS, LIFTON,  GALEF,
  OTIS,  GOTTFRIED,  BARRETT,  CAHILL,  PAULIN,  FAHY,  ABINANTI,  ROSA,
  RUSSELL, ORTIZ, STECK -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN,
  BUCHWALD,  CROUCH,  GLICK,  HOOPER,  JACOBS,  MARKEY,  MILLMAN, PERRY,
  RIVERA, ROBERTS, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to discrimination based on an
  employee's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

  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 section  203-e  to
read as follows:
  S  203-E.  PROHIBITION  OF  DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AN EMPLOYEE'S OR A
DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECISION MAKING. 1. AN EMPLOYER SHALL BE
PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING AN EMPLOYEE'S PERSONAL  INFORMATION  REGARDING
THE  EMPLOYEE'S  OR THE EMPLOYEE'S DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECI-
SION MAKING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS
A PARTICULAR DRUG, DEVICE OR  MEDICAL  SERVICE  WITHOUT  THE  EMPLOYEE'S
PRIOR INFORMED AFFIRMATIVE WRITTEN CONSENT.
  2. AN EMPLOYER SHALL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WITH RESPECT
TO  COMPENSATION, TERMS, CONDITIONS, OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT BECAUSE
OF OR ON THE BASIS OF THE EMPLOYEE'S OR DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE  HEALTH
DECISION  MAKING,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, A DECISION TO USE OR
ACCESS A PARTICULAR DRUG, DEVICE OR MEDICAL SERVICE, OR BECAUSE OF OR ON
THE BASIS OF AN EMPLOYER'S PERSONAL BELIEFS ABOUT SUCH SERVICES.
  3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY  RIGHTS  OF
AN  EMPLOYEE  PROVIDED  THROUGH ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING UNIT.
  4. AN EMPLOYEE MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION  IN  ANY  COURT  OF  COMPETENT
JURISDICTION AGAINST AN EMPLOYER ALLEGED TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS
OF  THIS  SECTION.  IN  ANY  CIVIL  ACTION  ALLEGING A VIOLATION OF THIS
SECTION, THE COURT MAY:

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

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