senate Bill S54B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards and commissions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2016 print number 54b
Feb 05, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 15, 2016 print number 54a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S54 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2403
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7319, A7669
2017-2018: S41, A8344
2019-2020: S47, S6321, A7929

S54 - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54 - Sponsor Memo

S54 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   54

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION  PUBLISHED  OR  RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
SIXTEEN. THE DATA SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  PUBLIC  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION,
WHICH  SHALL BE DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA ON THE INTERNET
WEB SITE OF THE AGENCY ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN,
AND  ANNUALLY  THEREAFTER.  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO
PREVENT ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY FROM POSTING DATA COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO

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

Co-Sponsors

S54A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2403
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7319, A7669
2017-2018: S41, A8344
2019-2020: S47, S6321, A7929

S54A - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54A - Sponsor Memo

S54A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  54--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION  PUBLISHED  OR  RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, THE CALENDAR
YEAR FOLLOWING ENACTMENT. THE DATA SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC
IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR PERSONAL  IDENTIFY-
ING INFORMATION, WHICH SHALL BE DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA

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

Co-Sponsors

S54B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2403
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7319, A7669
2017-2018: S41, A8344
2019-2020: S47, S6321, A7929

S54B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S54B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  54--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION PUBLISHED OR RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR
YEAR  FOLLOWING  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION. THE DATA SHALL BE

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

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