senate Bill S6620

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 07, 2017 referred to rules

S6620 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5137
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: S5922, A109

S6620 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6620 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6620 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6620

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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.
                                                           LBD05127-03-7

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