senate Bill S2716

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice to discriminate in the terms, conditions or privileges of housing accommodations based upon source of income

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S2716 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง291, 292, 295 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3702
2009-2010: S3685

S2716 - Summary

Makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice to discriminate in the terms, conditions or privileges, ownership, use, leasing, or occupancy of housing accommodations based upon the source of income.

S2716 - Sponsor Memo

S2716 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2716

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 making it an  unlawful
  discriminatory practice to discriminate in the ownership, use, leasing
  or occupancy of housing accommodations based upon source of income

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "source of income anti-discrimination act".
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 291 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter 196 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  2. The opportunity to obtain education, the use of  places  of  public
accommodation  and  the ownership, use and occupancy of housing accommo-
dations and commercial space  without  discrimination  because  of  age,
race,  creed,  color,  national  origin,  sexual  orientation,  military
status, SOURCE OF INCOME, sex, marital status, or disability, as  speci-
fied in section two hundred ninety-six of this article, is hereby recog-
nized as and declared to be a civil right.
  S  3.  Section  292  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 35 to read as follows:
  35. THE TERM "SOURCE OF INCOME", WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, MEANS  ANY
LAWFUL SOURCE OF INCOME PAID DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO A RENTER OR BUYER
OF HOUSING, INCLUDING:
  (A) ANY LAWFUL PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION;
  (B) ANY GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATE ASSISTANCE, GRANT OR LOAN PROGRAM;
  (C)  ANY  GIFT, INHERITANCE, PENSION, ANNUITY, ALIMONY, CHILD SUPPORT,
OR OTHER BENEFIT OR CONSIDERATION; OR
  (D) ANY SALE OR PLEDGE OF REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY,  OR  INTEREST  IN
REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06038-01-3

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