assembly Bill A1142A

2015-2016 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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.50
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 16, 2015 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.206
rules report cal.206
reported
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 26, 2015 print number 1142a
May 26, 2015 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2015 referred to labor

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A1142 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2709
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8769, S6578
2017-2018: A566, S3791
2019-2020: A584, S660

A1142 - Summary

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

A1142 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1142

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE, DINOWITZ, COOK, SCARBOROUGH, GALEF, GOTT-
  FRIED, CAHILL, FAHY, CLARK, SCHIMEL, TITUS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A.  BRENNAN, CROUCH, DAVILA, GLICK, MARKEY, PERRY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Labor

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.
                                                           LBD03614-01-5

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A1142A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2709
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-e, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8769, S6578
2017-2018: A566, S3791
2019-2020: A584, S660

A1142A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1142A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1142--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE, DINOWITZ, COOK, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, CAHILL,
  FAHY,  CLARK,  SCHIMEL,  TITUS,  MOSLEY,  ZEBROWSKI,  PICHARDO, SIMON,
  STECK, BRINDISI,  MAYER,  SIMOTAS,  ARROYO,  JOYNER,  AUBRY,  LINARES,
  SEAWRIGHT, ABINANTI, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARRON,
  BRENNAN,  BROOK-KRASNY, BUCHWALD, CROUCH, DAVILA, DUPREY, GLICK, HOOP-
  ER, LUPARDO, MARKEY, PERRY, RIVERA, WRIGHT -- read once  and  referred
  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
  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:
  (A) DISCRIMINATE NOR TAKE ANY RETALIATORY PERSONNEL ACTION AGAINST  AN
EMPLOYEE  WITH RESPECT TO COMPENSATION, TERMS, CONDITIONS, OR PRIVILEGES
OF EMPLOYMENT BECAUSE OF OR ON THE BASIS OF  THE  EMPLOYEE'S  OR  DEPEN-
DENT'S  REPRODUCTIVE  HEALTH DECISION MAKING, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, A DECISION TO USE OR ACCESS A PARTICULAR  DRUG,  DEVICE  OR  MEDICAL
SERVICE; OR
  (B)  REQUIRE  AN  EMPLOYEE  TO  SIGN  A WAIVER OR OTHER DOCUMENT WHICH
PURPORTS TO DENY AN EMPLOYEE THE RIGHT TO MAKE  THEIR  OWN  REPRODUCTIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03614-02-5

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