|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2014||notice of committee consideration - withdrawn|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|
senate Bill S187
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S187 - Details
S187 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S187 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to discrimination based upon the income of persons PURPOSE: To prevent housing discrimination based upon the source of income of individuals; makes discrimination by landlords based on a tenant's Source of income illegal under New York State Human Rights Law"" SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new subdivision 35 to section 292 of the executive law defining the term "lawful Source of income" to include, but not be limited to, wages, income derived from social security, federal or state public assistance, and housing and rental subsidies such as section 8 vouchers. Section 2 amends section 296 subdivision (2) paragraph (a) of the executive law to add the language "or source of income" as a category protected from discrimination. Section 3 amends section 296 subdivision (2-a) paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of the executive law to add the language "or source of income" to
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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