assembly Bill A5137A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring that all single occupancy bathrooms in state owned or operated buildings be designated as gender neutral

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.361
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 15, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.331
rules report cal.331
reported
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2017 print number 5137a
Jun 02, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 06, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A5137 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6620
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §144, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8634
2019-2020: A109, S5922

A5137 - Summary

Requires that all single occupancy bathrooms in state owned or operated buildings and office space be designated as gender neutral.

A5137 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5137

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, ARROYO, SIMON -- 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:
  § 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.
  § 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.
                                                           LBD05127-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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A5137A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6620
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §144, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8634
2019-2020: A109, S5922

A5137A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that all single occupancy bathrooms in state owned or operated buildings and office space be designated as gender neutral.

A5137A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5137--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, ARROYO, SIMON -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to requiring that
  all single occupancy bathrooms 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:
  §  144. GENDER NEUTRAL SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOMS. THE COMMISSIONER OF
GENERAL SERVICES SHALL HAVE THE POWER AND IT SHALL BE HIS OR HER DUTY TO
ENSURE THAT ALL SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOMS IN STATE  OWNED  OR  OPERATED
BUILDINGS  BE  DESIGNATED  AS GENDER NEUTRAL SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOMS.
FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: "STATE OWNED OR OPERATED BUILDINGS"  SHALL
MEAN  ANY  STATE  OWNED  PROPERTY  USED FOR OFFICIAL STATE BUSINESS, AND
SHALL INCLUDE ANY BUILDING OR OFFICE SPACE, NOT OWNED BY THE STATE,  BUT
WHICH  IS  PRIMARILY USED FOR OFFICIAL STATE BUSINESS; AND "SINGLE OCCU-
PANCY" SHALL MEAN INTENDED FOR USE BY NO MORE THAN  ONE  OCCUPANT  AT  A
TIME OR FOR FAMILY OR ASSISTED USE.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD05127-02-7