senate Bill S6578A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1192
May 28, 2014 print number 6578b
amend (t) and recommit to labor
Feb 24, 2014 print number 6578a
amend (t) and recommit to labor
Feb 07, 2014 referred to labor

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Labor committee Vote

S6578B
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6578 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8769
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8769

S6578 - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making.

S6578 - Sponsor Memo

S6578 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6578

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibiting discrimination
  by an employer based on an employee's decisions regarding his  or  her
  reproductive health

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  203-e  to
read as follows:
  S 203-E. REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE DECISIONS; DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED.
1. AN EMPLOYER SHALL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL WITH RESPECT
TO  COMPENSATION, TERMS, CONDITIONS, OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT BECAUSE
OF OR ON THE BASIS OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S  OR  A  DEPENDENT'S  REPRODUCTIVE
HEALTH  DECISION MAKING, INCLUDING A DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS A PARTIC-
ULAR DRUG, DEVICE OR MEDICAL SERVICE, OR BECAUSE OF OR ON THE  BASIS  OF
AN EMPLOYER'S PERSONAL BELIEFS ABOUT SUCH SERVICES.
  2.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY RIGHTS OF
AN EMPLOYEE PROVIDED THROUGH ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  OR  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13689-01-4

Co-Sponsors

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S6578A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8769
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8769

S6578A - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making.

S6578A - Sponsor Memo

S6578A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6578--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HOYLMAN,  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Labor  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to discrimination based on an
  individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

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

  Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 203-e to
read as follows:
  S 203-E. PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AN INDIVIDUAL'S  OR  A
DEPENDENT'S  REPRODUCTIVE  HEALTH  DECISION MAKING. 1. AN EMPLOYER SHALL
NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL  WITH  RESPECT  TO  COMPENSATION,
TERMS,  CONDITIONS,  OR  PRIVILEGES  OF  EMPLOYMENT BECAUSE OF OR ON THE
BASIS OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S OR A DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH  DECISION
MAKING,  INCLUDING A DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS A PARTICULAR DRUG, DEVICE
OR MEDICAL SERVICE, OR BECAUSE OF OR  ON  THE  BASIS  OF  AN  EMPLOYER'S
PERSONAL BELIEFS ABOUT SUCH SERVICES.
  2.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY RIGHTS OF
AN EMPLOYEE PROVIDED THROUGH ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  OR  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING UNIT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13689-02-4

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S6578B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8769
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8769

S6578B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of discrimination based on an individual's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making.

S6578B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6578B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6578--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN,
  MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERALTA,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Labor -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to discrimination based on an
  employee's or a dependent's reproductive health decision making

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  203-e  to
read as follows:
  S  203-E.  PROHIBITION  OF  DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AN EMPLOYEE'S OR A
DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECISION MAKING. 1. AN EMPLOYER SHALL BE
PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING AN EMPLOYEE'S PERSONAL  INFORMATION  REGARDING
THE  EMPLOYEE'S  OR THE EMPLOYEE'S DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DECI-
SION MAKING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS
A PARTICULAR DRUG, DEVICE OR  MEDICAL  SERVICE  WITHOUT  THE  EMPLOYEE'S
PRIOR INFORMED AFFIRMATIVE WRITTEN CONSENT.
  2. AN EMPLOYER SHALL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WITH RESPECT
TO  COMPENSATION, TERMS, CONDITIONS, OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT BECAUSE
OF OR ON THE BASIS OF THE EMPLOYEE'S OR DEPENDENT'S REPRODUCTIVE  HEALTH
DECISION  MAKING,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, A DECISION TO USE OR
ACCESS A PARTICULAR DRUG, DEVICE OR MEDICAL SERVICE, OR BECAUSE OF OR ON
THE BASIS OF AN EMPLOYER'S PERSONAL BELIEFS ABOUT SUCH SERVICES.
  3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY  RIGHTS  OF
AN  EMPLOYEE  PROVIDED  THROUGH ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING UNIT.
  4. AN EMPLOYEE MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION  IN  ANY  COURT  OF  COMPETENT
JURISDICTION AGAINST AN EMPLOYER ALLEGED TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS
OF  THIS  SECTION.  IN  ANY  CIVIL  ACTION  ALLEGING A VIOLATION OF THIS
SECTION, THE COURT MAY:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13689-06-4

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