senate Bill S187

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to rental discrimination based on income

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Mar 10, 2014 notice of committee consideration - withdrawn
Feb 28, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S187 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5437
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S83A
2009-2010: S7613A

S187 - Summary

Relates to rental discrimination based on income.

S187 - Sponsor Memo

S187 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   187

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  discrimination  based
  upon the income of persons

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

  Section 1. Section 292 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 35 to read as follows:
  35. THE TERM "SOURCE OF  INCOME"  SHALL  INCLUDE:  WAGES  FROM  LAWFUL
EMPLOYMENT;  CHILD  SUPPORT;  ALIMONY;  FOSTER  CARE  SUBSIDIES;  INCOME
DERIVED FROM SOCIAL SECURITY, OR ANY FORM OF  FEDERAL,  STATE  OR  LOCAL
PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE; HOUSING AND RENTAL SUBSIDIES AND ASSISTANCE, INCLUD-
ING SECTION 8 VOUCHERS; SAVINGS, INVESTMENT AND TRUST ACCOUNTS; AND  ANY
OTHER FORMS OF LAWFUL INCOME.
  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, SOURCE OF INCOME, or disability or marital status
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

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

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