senate Bill S3371

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
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S3371 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3814
2009-2010: S6000A

S3371 - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

S3371 - Sponsor Memo

S3371 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3371

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting  employers
  from  discriminating  against  victims  of  domestic  violence; and to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  34  of section 292 of the executive law is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows:
  34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" MEANS A  PERSON  WHO  IS  A
VICTIM  OF  AN  ACT WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE PENAL LAW,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AN ACT  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
SECTION  EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT, WHERE SUCH ACT IS
OR HAS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY
COURT ACT.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law, as amended by chapter 80 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  (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, marital
status, or STATUS AS A VICTIM OF 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.
  S 3. Section 296 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20. (A) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOY-
ER  OR  LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S STATUS AS A VICTIM

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06402-01-3

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