senate Bill S800

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for any appropriation of state moneys made to an athletic sports team to be matched and appropriated to a comparable sports team of the opposite sex

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S800 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Sports
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3358
2009-2010: S1348

S800 - Bill Texts

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Provides that for any appropriation of state moneys made to an athletic sports team or sports organization in the state of New York, the state shall make an equal appropriation of state money matching such appropriation to a comparable sports team of the opposite sex.

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BILL NUMBER:S800

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
providing for sex equity in moneys appropriated by the state for
athletic sports teams or sports organizations

PURPOSE:
To provide equal funding to athletic teams and organization regardless
of sex.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section One states: The purpose of this legislation is to ensure equal
funding for all persons on athletic sports teams or sport
organizations, regardless of sex. The state would ensure the
opportunity to compete and provide for equal access of equipment,
facilities, supplies, uniforms, travel opportunities and allowances.

Section Two states that all appropriations of state moneys shall be
equally matched and appropriated to a comparable sports team or
sports organization in the state of New York of the opposite sex.

JUSTIFICATION:
It is only fair and just that when the State of New York appropriates
moneys to sports teams and organizations that it provide equal
funding to similar teams or organizations of the opposite sex.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011-12: S.3358 Died in Cultural Affairs & Tourism
2007-08: S.1834 Died in Senate Tourism Committee
2005-06: S.5951 Died in Senate Rules Committee

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                   800

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT providing for sex equity in moneys appropriated by the state  for
  athletic sports teams or sports organizations

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The purpose of this legislation  is  to
ensure  equal funding for all persons on athletic sports teams or sports
organizations, regardless of  their  sex.  Upon  the  equal  funding  of
athletic  sports teams or sports organizations, regardless of their sex,
the state would ensure the opportunity to compete and provide for  equal
access  of  equipment,  facilities,  supplies, uniforms, travel opportu-
nities and allowances.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law,  upon  the  appropri-
ation  of state moneys to an athletic sports team or sports organization
in the state of New York, such appropriation of state  moneys  shall  be
equally  matched  and appropriated to a comparable sports team or sports
organization in the state of New York of the opposite sex.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  all
moneys appropriated on or after the effective date of this act.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02911-01-3

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