senate Bill S641

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Expands definition of place of public accommodation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S641 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง292, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1791, A5359
2009-2010: S1740, A4497

S641 - Summary

Expands definition of place of public accommodation, resort or amusement in relation to unlawful discriminatory practices.

S641 - Sponsor Memo

S641 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 unlawful discriminato-
  ry practices


  Section  1.    Subdivision  9  of section 292 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 262 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
  9. The term "place of public accommodation, resort or amusement" shall
include,  except  as  hereinafter  specified, all places included in the
meaning of such terms as: inns, taverns, road  houses,  hotels,  motels,
whether  conducted  for the entertainment of transient guests or for the
accommodation of those seeking health, recreation or  rest,  or  restau-
rants, or eating houses, or any place where food is sold for consumption
on  the  premises;  buffets,  saloons,  barrooms,  or any store, park or
enclosure where spirituous or malt liquors are sold; ice cream  parlors,
confectionaries, soda fountains, and all stores where ice cream, ice and
fruit  preparations or their derivatives, or where beverages of any kind
are retailed for consumption  on  the  premises;  wholesale  and  retail
stores  and  establishments  dealing with goods or services of any kind,
dispensaries, clinics, hospitals, bath-houses, swimming pools, laundries
and all other cleaning establishments,  barber  shops,  beauty  parlors,
theatres,  motion  picture houses, airdromes, roof gardens, music halls,
race courses, skating rinks, amusement  and  recreation  parks,  trailer
camps,  resort  camps,  fairs, bowling alleys, golf courses, gymnasiums,
shooting galleries, billiard  and  pool  parlors;  garages,  all  public
conveyances  operated  on  land  or  water or in the air, as well as the
stations and terminals thereof; travel or tour advisory services,  agen-

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


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