senate Bill S4234

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition on certain databases and registries

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Feb 06, 2017 referred to codes

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S4234 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4884
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-o, Civ Rts L

S4234 - Summary

Provides that no state or local agency, or any agent thereof, may use any funds, facilities, property, equipment or personnel of such agency to investigate, enforce or provide assistance in the investigation or enforcement of any federal program requiring registration of individuals, or maintaining a database of individuals, on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national or ethnic origin.

S4234 - Sponsor Memo

S4234 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4234

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the prohibition  on
  certain databases and registries

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

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
79-o to read as follows:
  S  79-O. PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN DATABASES AND REGISTRIES.  NO STATE OR
LOCAL AGENCY, OR ANY AGENT THEREOF, MAY USE ANY FUNDS, FACILITIES, PROP-
ERTY, EQUIPMENT OR PERSONNEL OF SUCH AGENCY TO INVESTIGATE,  ENFORCE  OR
PROVIDE  ASSISTANCE  IN  THE INVESTIGATION OR ENFORCEMENT OF ANY FEDERAL
PROGRAM REQUIRING REGISTRATION OF INDIVIDUALS, OR MAINTAINING A DATABASE
OF INDIVIDUALS, ON THE BASIS  OF  RACE,  COLOR,  CREED,  GENDER,  SEXUAL
ORIENTATION,  RELIGION,  OR NATIONAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN.  FOR THE PURPOSES
OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "AGENCY" SHALL MEAN  ANY  STATE  OR  MUNICIPAL
DEPARTMENT,  BOARD,  BUREAU,  DIVISION,  COMMISSION,  COMMITTEE,  PUBLIC
AUTHORITY, PUBLIC CORPORATION, COUNCIL,  OFFICE  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL
ENTITY  PERFORMING  A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE
OR ANY ONE OR MORE MUNICIPALITIES THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09772-02-7

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