senate Bill S7540

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Women's Equality Act"; relates to the prohibition of differential pay because of sex

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May 15, 2014 referred to labor

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S7540 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S7540 - Summary

Establishes the "Women's Equality Act"; relates to prohibition of differential pay because of sex (part A); relates to unlawful discriminatory practices (part B); provides for attorney's fees in cases of housing, employment or credit discrimination (part C) (view more) relates to the unlawful discriminatory practice because of familial status (part D); relates to domestic violence victim status and lawful source of income (part E); relates to establishing a pilot program for the filing of petitions for temporary orders of protection by electronic means and for issuance of such orders ex parte by audio-visual means (part F); relates to prostitution in a school zone; enacts the trafficking victims protection and justice act (part G); relates to reasonable accommodation (part H); and relates to access to reproductive services (part I).

S7540 - Sponsor Memo

S7540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7540

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 the prohibition of differ-
  ential pay because of sex (Part A); to amend  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  unlawful discriminatory practices (Part B); to amend the
  executive law, in relation to the  provision  of  attorney's  fees  in
  cases  of  housing,  employment or credit discrimination; to amend the
  executive law, in relation to the awarding  of  reasonable  attorney's
  fees  (Part C); to amend the executive law in relation to the unlawful
  discriminatory practice because of familial status (Part D); to  amend
  the  real  property  law and the real property actions and proceedings
  law, in relation to prohibiting discrimination in housing  based  upon
  domestic  violence  status  and establishing a task force to study the
  impact of source of income on access to housing (Part E); to amend the
  family court act and the judiciary law, in relation to establishing  a
  pilot  program  for  the  filing  of petitions for temporary orders of
  protection by electronic means and for  issuance  of  such  orders  ex
  parte  by  audio-visual  means  and  to  amend  the  executive law, in
  relation to review and reports  by  the  chief  administrator  of  the
  courts  (Part  F); to amend the penal law, the criminal procedure law,
  the social services law, the civil practice law and rules, the  mental
  hygiene  law,  the  correction  law,  the vehicle and traffic law, the
  public health law, the real property actions and proceedings law,  and
  the  real  property  law,  in  relation  to  enacting the "trafficking
  victims protection and justice  act";  to  amend  the  penal  law,  in
  relation  to prostitution in a school zone; to amend chapter 74 of the
  laws of 2007 amending the penal law, the criminal procedure  law,  the
  correction  law, the social services law, and the executive law relat-
  ing to human trafficking, in relation  to  extending  the  interagency
  task force on human trafficking for four years; and to amend the exec-
  utive  law,  in  relation  to human trafficking awareness (Part G); to
  amend the executive law, in relation to reasonable accommodation (Part
  H); and to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  access  to
  reproductive services (Part I)


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12044-03-4

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