senate Bill S1592

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Apr 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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Apr 29, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

May 21, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 21, 2013

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S1592 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8903
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3448A, S6994, A10289, A3448
2009-2010: A9020A

S1592 - Summary

Prevents housing discrimination against victims of domestic violence.

S1592 - Sponsor Memo

S1592 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1592

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows: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" 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 AS 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 FAMI-
LY COURT ACT.
  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

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

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