senate Bill S3325

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires state and municipal entities that collect demographic data on the ancestry or origins of state residents to utilize a separate collection and tabulation category

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 31, 2013 referred to finance

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S3325 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง170-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2767
2009-2010: S7665

S3325 - Summary

Requires state and municipal agencies, authorities, boards and commissions that collect demographic data as to the ancestry or origins of state residents to utilize a separate collection and tabulation category entitled "Asian or Pacific Islander" for the purpose of identifying persons having origins in any of the Far East countries, South East Asia, the Indian subcontinent or the Pacific Islands.

S3325 - Sponsor Memo

S3325 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3325

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  requiring  state  and
  municipal  agencies,  authorities, boards and commissions that collect
  demographic data as to the ancestry or origins of state  residents  to
  utilize  a separate collection and tabulation category entitled "Asian
  or Pacific Islander" for the purpose  of  identifying  persons  having
  origins  in any of the Far East countries, South East Asia, the Indian
  subcontinent or the Pacific Islands

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S 170-C. RACIAL REFERENCES UTILIZED IN THE COLLECTION  OF  DEMOGRAPHIC
DATA. ANY STATE OR MUNICIPAL AGENCY, AUTHORITY, BOARD OR COMMISSION THAT
COLLECTS  DEMOGRAPHIC  DATA AS TO THE ANCESTRY OR ORIGINS OF STATE RESI-
DENTS SHALL UTILIZE IN SUCH COLLECTION, AND IN ALL FORMS AND OTHER WRIT-
TEN AND ELECTRONIC MATERIALS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH COLLECTION, A SEPARATE
COLLECTION AND TABULATION CATEGORY ENTITLED "ASIAN OR PACIFIC  ISLANDER"
FOR  THE PURPOSE OF IDENTIFYING PERSONS HAVING ORIGINS IN ANY OF THE FAR
EAST COUNTRIES, SOUTH EAST ASIA, THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT OR THE  PACIFIC
ISLANDS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06463-01-3

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