Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 19, 2018||
advanced to third reading cal.744
|Apr 17, 2018||
|Mar 06, 2018||
reported referred to codes
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to governmental operations
|Jun 09, 2017||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A8344
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Carmen De La Rosa
2017-A8344 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A8344 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8344 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y June 9, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Governmental Operations 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: § 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 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, IN THE CALENDAR YEAR FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PREVENT ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY FROM POSTING DATA EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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