senate Bill S6708

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to equal rights for women

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2018 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2018 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Jul 10, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 20, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
Jun 14, 2017 referred to rules

S6708 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7990
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §11, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3249, A271
2021-2022: A1149

S6708 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no person shall be discriminated in his or her civil rights because of sex.

S6708 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6708 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6708

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2017
                               ___________

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

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing  an  amendment to section 11 of article 1 of the constitution,
  in relation to equal rights for women

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 11 of arti-
cle 1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 11. No person shall be denied the equal protection of  the  laws  of
this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race,
color, SEX, creed or religion, be subjected to any discrimination in his
or  her civil rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation, or
institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision of the state.
  § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89112-03-7

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