assembly Bill A898

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.55
returned to assembly
died in senate
Apr 22, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 01, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.57
Feb 27, 2013 reported
Feb 05, 2013 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to governmental operations

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A898 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3385
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9018
2011-2012: A2348, S5526
2015-2016: A272, S2027
2017-2018: A1481, S173, S5565
2019-2020: A5618, S1040

A898 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A898 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   898

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WEINSTEIN, CASTRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. ABBATE, GALEF, GLICK, JAFFEE, MILLMAN, PAULIN, TITONE -- read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Governmental 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REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows: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" 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 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
OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR LICENSE OR  TO  BAR
OR  TO  DISCHARGE  FROM  EMPLOYMENT  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03699-01-3

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