assembly Bill A8634

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring that all single use bathroom stalls in state owned or operated buildings be designated as gender neutral

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Dec 23, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A8634 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง144, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5137
2019-2020: A109

A8634 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring that all single use bathroom stalls in state owned or operated buildings be designated as gender neutral.

A8634 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8634

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to requiring  that
  all single use bathroom stalls in state owned or operated buildings be
  designated as gender neutral

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

  Section 1. The public buildings law is amended by adding a new section
144 to read as follows:
  S 144. GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOM STALLS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  GENERAL
SERVICES  SHALL  MANDATE  THAT  ALL  SINGLE USE BATHROOM STALLS IN STATE
OWNED OR  OPERATED  BUILDINGS  BE  DESIGNATED  AS  GENDER  NEUTRAL.  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "STATE OWNED OR OPERATED BUILDINGS" SHALL MEAN
ANY  STATE  OWNED  PROPERTY USED FOR OFFICIAL OFFICE BUILDING SPACE, AND
SHALL INCLUDE ANY OFFICE SPACE, NOT OWNED BY THE STATE, BUT WHOSE PRIMA-
RY USE IS FOR STATE OFFICIAL BUSINESS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law;  provided,  however,  that the addition, amendment
and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made and completed
on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13368-01-5