senate Bill S151A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to rental discrimination based on income

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 10, 2015 print number 151a
Apr 10, 2015 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S151 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6764
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7613
2011-2012: S83
2013-2014: S187, A5437
2017-2018: S149, S7003

S151 - Summary

Relates to rental discrimination based on income.

S151 - Sponsor Memo

S151 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   151

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  discrimination  based
  upon the income of persons

  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 "SOURCE OF  INCOME"  SHALL  INCLUDE:  WAGES  FROM  LAWFUL
EMPLOYMENT;  CHILD  SUPPORT;  ALIMONY;  FOSTER  CARE  SUBSIDIES;  INCOME
DERIVED FROM SOCIAL SECURITY, OR ANY FORM OF  FEDERAL,  STATE  OR  LOCAL
PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE; HOUSING AND RENTAL SUBSIDIES AND ASSISTANCE, INCLUD-
ING SECTION 8 VOUCHERS; SAVINGS, INVESTMENT AND TRUST ACCOUNTS; AND  ANY
OTHER FORMS OF LAWFUL INCOME.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (a) of subdivision 2 of section 296 of the executive
law, as amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (a)  It  shall  be an unlawful discriminatory practice for any person,
being the owner, lessee, proprietor, manager, superintendent,  agent  or
employee  of  any  place  of  public accommodation, resort or amusement,
because of the race, creed, color, national origin, sexual  orientation,
military  status, sex, SOURCE OF INCOME, or disability or marital status
of any person, directly or indirectly, to refuse, withhold from or  deny
to  such  person  any  of  the accommodations, advantages, facilities or
privileges thereof, including the extension of credit, or,  directly  or
indirectly,  to  publish,  circulate,  issue,  display, post or mail any
written or printed communication, notice or advertisement, to the effect
that any of the accommodations, advantages, facilities and privileges of
any such place shall be refused, withheld from or denied to  any  person

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

Co-Sponsors

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S151A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6764
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292 & 296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7613
2011-2012: S83
2013-2014: S187, A5437
2017-2018: S149, S7003

S151A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to rental discrimination based on income.

S151A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S151A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 151--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SQUADRON, ADDABBO, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, PARK-
  ER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to  the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to discrimination based
  upon the income of persons

  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  "SOURCE  OF  INCOME"  SHALL INCLUDE: WAGES FROM LAWFUL
EMPLOYMENT;  CHILD  SUPPORT;  ALIMONY;  FOSTER  CARE  SUBSIDIES;  INCOME
DERIVED  FROM  SOCIAL  SECURITY,  OR ANY FORM OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; HOUSING AND RENTAL SUBSIDIES AND ASSISTANCE,  INCLUD-
ING  SECTION 8 VOUCHERS; SAVINGS, INVESTMENT AND TRUST ACCOUNTS; AND ANY
OTHER FORMS OF LAWFUL INCOME.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice  for  any  person,
being  the  owner, lessee, proprietor, manager, superintendent, agent or
employee of any place of  public  accommodation,  resort  or  amusement,
because  of the race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex, SOURCE OF INCOME, or disability or marital  status
of  any person, directly or indirectly, to refuse, withhold from or deny
to such person any of  the  accommodations,  advantages,  facilities  or
privileges  thereof,  including the extension of credit, or, directly or
indirectly, to publish, circulate, issue,  display,  post  or  mail  any
written or printed communication, notice or advertisement, to the effect

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

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