|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to governmental operations|
|Feb 08, 2017||referred to governmental operations|
assembly Bill A5422
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A5422 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§1804, 2503 & 2554, add §319, Ed L; add §170-c, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A5422 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5422 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 8, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MURRAY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation to providing for single-sex multiple occupancy bathroom and changing facilities in schools and public bathrooms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1804 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows: 13. A. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL REQUIRE EVERY MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITY THAT IS DESIGNATED FOR STUDENT USE TO BE DESIGNATED FOR AND USED ONLY BY STUDENTS BASED ON THEIR BIOLOGICAL SEX. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS APPLY: (I) "BIOLOGICAL SEX" SHALL MEAN THE PHYSICAL CONDITION OF BEING MALE OR FEMALE, WHICH IS STATED ON A PERSON'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE. (II) "MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A FACILITY DESIGNED OR DESIGNATED TO BE USED BY MORE THAN ONE PERSON AT A TIME WHERE STUDENTS MAY BE IN VARIOUS STATES OF UNDRESS IN THE PRESENCE OF OTHER PERSONS. A MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITY MAY INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, A SCHOOL RESTROOM, LOCKER ROOM, CHANGING ROOM OR SHOWER ROOM. (III) "SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A FACILITY DESIGNED OR DESIGNATED TO BE USED BY ONLY ONE PERSON AT A TIME WHERE STUDENTS MAY BE IN VARIOUS STATES OF UNDRESS. A SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITY MAY INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, A SINGLE STALL RESTROOM DESIGNATED AS UNISEX OR FOR USE BASED ON BIOLOG- ICAL SEX. B. NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL PROHIBIT BOARDS OF EDUCATION FROM PROVIDING ACCOMMODATIONS SUCH AS SINGLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR CHANGING FACILITIES OR CONTROLLED USE OF FACULTY FACILITIES UPON A REQUEST DUE TO SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, BUT IN NO EVENT SHALL THAT ACCOMMODATION RESULT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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