senate Bill S5875

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawful discriminatory practices because of familial status

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1390
Jan 08, 2014 referred to rules
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1584
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules

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S5875 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L

S5875 - Summary

Relates to unlawful discriminatory practices because of familial status.

S5875 - Sponsor Memo

S5875 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5875

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, ROBACH -- (at request of the Governor) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the unlawful discrimi-
  natory practice because of familial status

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 1-a of section 296 of the executive law,
as amended by chapter 803 of the laws of 1975, paragraph (a) of subdivi-
sion 1 as amended by chapter 80 of the laws of 2009, paragraphs (b), (c)
and (d) of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 75 of the laws  of  2005,
paragraph  (e) of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 166 of the laws of
2000, paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 as added by chapter 98 of the  laws
of 1984 and paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of subdivision 1-a as amended by
chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
  1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
  (a)  For  an  employer or licensing agency, because of an individual's
age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual  orientation,  military
status,  sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, FAMILIAL
STATUS, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, to refuse to
hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such individual
or to discriminate against such individual in compensation or in  terms,
conditions or privileges of employment.
  (b)  For  an  employment agency to discriminate against any individual
because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic  characteristics,
FAMILIAL STATUS, or marital status, in receiving, classifying, disposing
or  otherwise  acting upon applications for its services or in referring
an applicant or applicants to an employer or employers.
  (c) For a labor organization, because of the age, race, creed,  color,
national  origin,  sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12053-01-3

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