assembly Bill A9761

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the scope of unlawful discriminatory practices to include public educational institutions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.561
May 04, 2016 reported
Apr 12, 2016 reported referred to codes
Apr 05, 2016 referred to governmental operations

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A9761 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7457
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6659, S6356
2019-2020: A3425, A8054, S4901

A9761 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding the scope of unlawful discriminatory practices to include public educational institutions.

A9761 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9761

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 5, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DILAN, PEOPLES-STOKES -- (at request of the Divi-
  sion  of  Human  Rights) -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding the scope of
  unlawful discriminatory practices to include public educational insti-
  tutions

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

  Section 1. Section 292 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 35 to read as follows:
  35. THE TERM "EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION" SHALL MEAN:
  (A) ANY EDUCATION CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION WHICH HOLDS ITSELF OUT TO
THE  PUBLIC  TO  BE NON-SECRETARIAN AND EXEMPT FROM TAXATION PURSUANT TO
THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE FOUR OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW; OR
  (B) ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL, INCLUDING ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPER-
ATIVE EDUCATION SERVICES, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR PUBLIC UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended  by
chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  It  shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice for an [education
corporation or association which holds itself out to the  public  to  be
non-sectarian  and  exempt  from  taxation pursuant to the provisions of
article four of the real property tax law]  EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTION  to
deny  the use of its facilities to any person otherwise qualified, or to
permit the harassment of any student or  applicant,  by  reason  of  his
race,  color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex, age or marital status, except that any such insti-
tution which establishes or maintains a policy of educating  persons  of
one sex exclusively may admit students of only one sex.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14273-01-6

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