assembly Bill A2035B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires places of public accommodation, resort or amusement that operate televisions during regular hours of operation to provide closed captioning on certain televisions upon request

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.745
May 23, 2016 reported
Jan 15, 2016 print number 2035b
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
May 12, 2015 print number 2035a
May 12, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 15, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A2035 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5348
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-o, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8268
2017-2018: A1547, S3717
2019-2020: A2076, S1650

A2035 - Summary

Requires places of public accommodation, resort or amusement that operate televisions during regular hours of operation to provide closed captioning on certain televisions upon request.

A2035 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2035

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ZEBROWSKI, GOTTFRIED, COLTON, TITONE, SKOUFIS,
  ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. KEARNS,
  MARKEY, RODRIGUEZ, SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to requiring places of
  public  accommodation,  resort  or  amusement that operate televisions
  during regular hours of operation  to  provide  closed  captioning  on
  certain televisions

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

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
79-o to read as follows:
  S 79-O. CLOSED CAPTIONING IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR
AMUSEMENT.  1.  A PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THE
EXECUTIVE  LAW,  SHALL  BE REQUIRED TO HAVE CLOSED CAPTIONING ENABLED ON
ALL TELEVISIONS THAT ARE LOCATED IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF  SUCH  ESTABLISH-
MENT  DURING REGULAR HOURS OF BUSINESS. THE REGULAR HOURS OF BUSINESS OF
THE PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT  OR  AMUSEMENT  SHALL  BE  THE
HOURS OF OPERATION AS POSTED IN SUCH ESTABLISHMENT.
  2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY IF:
  (A)  NO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMO-
DATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT ARE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING CLOSED  CAPTIONING;
OR
  (B)  IN THE EVENT THAT TWO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE PLACE
OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT    HAVE  THE  SAME  CHANNEL
BEING  BROADCAST,  ONLY  ONE OF THE TELEVISIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THIS
SECTION.
  3. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02962-01-5

A. 2035                             2

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A2035A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5348
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-o, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8268
2017-2018: A1547, S3717
2019-2020: A2076, S1650

A2035A - Summary

Requires places of public accommodation, resort or amusement that operate televisions during regular hours of operation to provide closed captioning on certain televisions upon request.

A2035A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2035--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ZEBROWSKI, GOTTFRIED, COLTON, TITONE, SKOUFIS,
  ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. KEARNS,
  MARKEY, RODRIGUEZ, SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee  on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to requiring places of
  public accommodation, resort or  amusement  that  operate  televisions
  during  regular  hours  of  operation  to provide closed captioning on
  certain televisions upon request

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

  Section  1.  The  civil  rights law is amended by adding a new section
79-o to read as follows:
  S 79-O. CLOSED CAPTIONING IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR
AMUSEMENT. 1. A PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR  AMUSEMENT,  AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  NINE  OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE
EXECUTIVE LAW, SHALL UPON REQUEST BE REQUIRED TO HAVE CLOSED  CAPTIONING
ENABLED  ON  ALL TELEVISIONS THAT ARE LOCATED IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF SUCH
ESTABLISHMENT DURING REGULAR HOURS OF BUSINESS.  THE  REGULAR  HOURS  OF
BUSINESS OF THE PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT SHALL
BE THE HOURS OF OPERATION AS POSTED IN SUCH ESTABLISHMENT.
  2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY IF:
  (A)  NO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMO-
DATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT ARE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING CLOSED  CAPTIONING;
OR
  (B)  IN THE EVENT THAT TWO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE PLACE
OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT    HAVE  THE  SAME  CHANNEL
BEING  BROADCAST,  ONLY  ONE OF THE TELEVISIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THIS
SECTION.
  3. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02962-02-5

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Multi-Sponsors

A2035B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5348
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-o, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8268
2017-2018: A1547, S3717
2019-2020: A2076, S1650

A2035B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires places of public accommodation, resort or amusement that operate televisions during regular hours of operation to provide closed captioning on certain televisions upon request.

A2035B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2035--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ZEBROWSKI, GOTTFRIED, COLTON, TITONE, SKOUFIS,
  ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. KEARNS,
  MARKEY, RODRIGUEZ, SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee  on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to requiring places of
  public  accommodation,  resort  or  amusement that operate televisions
  during regular hours of operation  to  provide  closed  captioning  on
  certain televisions upon request

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

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
79-o to read as follows:
  S 79-O. CLOSED CAPTIONING IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR
AMUSEMENT.  1.  A PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THE
EXECUTIVE  LAW, SHALL UPON REQUEST BE REQUIRED TO HAVE CLOSED CAPTIONING
ENABLED ON ALL TELEVISIONS THAT ARE LOCATED IN THE PUBLIC AREA  OF  SUCH
ESTABLISHMENT  DURING  REGULAR  HOURS  OF BUSINESS. THE REGULAR HOURS OF
BUSINESS OF THE PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, RESORT OR AMUSEMENT SHALL
BE THE HOURS OF OPERATION AS POSTED IN SUCH ESTABLISHMENT.
  2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY IF:
  (A) NO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE PLACE OF PUBLIC  ACCOMMO-
DATION,  RESORT OR AMUSEMENT ARE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING CLOSED CAPTIONING;
OR
  (B) IN THE EVENT THAT TWO TELEVISIONS IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF THE  PLACE
OF  PUBLIC  ACCOMMODATION,  RESORT  OR AMUSEMENT   HAVE THE SAME CHANNEL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02962-05-6

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