senate Bill S8712

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory practices constituting sexual harassment to three years

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


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May 10, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations

S8712 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10776
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §297, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2378, A628
2021-2022: S566

S8712 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory practices constituting sexual harassment to three years.

S8712 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8712 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8712

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to extending the  statute
  of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory prac-
  tices constituting sexual harassment to three years

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section  297  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  958  of  the  laws  of 1968, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. Any complaint filed pursuant to this section must be so filed with-
in one year after the alleged unlawful discriminatory practice; PROVIDED
THAT IN CASES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, THE COMPLAINT MUST BE SO FILED WITH-
IN THREE YEARS AFTER THE ALLEGED UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14764-01-8

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