assembly Bill A1481A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 08, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.110
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 08, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 26, 2017 amended on third reading 1481a
Mar 16, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.135
Mar 13, 2017 reported
Mar 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A1481 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5565
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9018
2011-2012: A2348, S5526
2013-2014: A898, S3385
2015-2016: A272, S2027
2019-2020: A5618, S1040

A1481 - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

A1481 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1481

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WEINSTEIN, SIMOTAS, JAFFEE, FAHY, ROSENTHAL,
  PERRY, ZEBROWSKI, M. G. MILLER,  PAULIN,  SKOUFIS,  TITUS,  GOTTFRIED,
  BLAKE,  OTIS, LAVINE, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CAHILL, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GLICK, LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,  SIMON  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting employers
  from discriminating against  victims  of  domestic  violence;  and  to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 34 of section 292  of  the  executive  law  is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows:
  34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS  IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
age,  race,  creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military
status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, [familial
status,] marital status, or STATUS AS  A  VICTIM  OF  domestic  violence
[victim  status],  to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge
from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individ-
ual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment.
  § 3. Section 296 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22. (A) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOY-
ER  OR  LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S STATUS AS A VICTIM
OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR LICENSE OR  TO  BAR
OR  TO  DISCHARGE  FROM  EMPLOYMENT  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE

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

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A1481A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5565
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9018
2011-2012: A2348, S5526
2013-2014: A898, S3385
2015-2016: A272, S2027
2019-2020: A5618, S1040

A1481A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

A1481A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1481--A
                                                        Cal. No. 135

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WEINSTEIN, SIMOTAS, JAFFEE, FAHY, ROSENTHAL,
  PERRY, ZEBROWSKI, M. G. MILLER,  PAULIN,  SKOUFIS,  TITUS,  GOTTFRIED,
  BLAKE,  OTIS, LAVINE, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CAHILL, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GLICK, LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,  SIMON  --
  read  once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations --
  reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Codes  --  reported  from
  committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting employers
  from discriminating against  victims  of  domestic  violence;  and  to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 34 of section 292  of  the  executive  law  is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows:
  34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS  IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
age,  race,  creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military
status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics,  familial
status,  marital  status,  or  STATUS  AS  A VICTIM OF domestic violence
[victim status], to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or  to  discharge
from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individ-
ual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment.
  §  3.  Section  296  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:

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

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