senate Bill S7848A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to combat sexual harassment in the workplace

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2018 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.633
Mar 09, 2018 print number 7848a
Mar 09, 2018 amend and recommit to rules
Mar 04, 2018 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

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S7848 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §148, St Fin L; add §398-f, Gen Bus L; amd §§292 & 94, add §§296-d, 655 & 656, Exec L; amd §§17, 18 & 74, Pub Off L; add §5003-b, CPLR; add §§70-b & 686, Gen Muni L; amd §80, add Art 5 §81, Leg L; add §219-d, Judy L; add §2854, Pub Auth L; add §44, Lab L

S7848 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts comprehensive sexual harassment policies for New York state; relates to prevention of sexual harassment by state contractors (Part A); prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses based upon sexual harassment (Part B); relates to individual liability for sexual harassment (Part C) (view more) relates to entering into confidential settlements (Part D); establishes a unit to receive and investigate sexual harassment claims (Part E); enacts uniform standards for sexual harassment policies for all branches of state and local governments (Part F); and relates to policies for the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace (Part G).

S7848 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7848 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7848

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced   by  Sens.  YOUNG,  HELMING,  LITTLE,  MARCHIONE,  PHILLIPS,
  RITCHIE, AKSHAR, BONACIC, FLANAGAN, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,
  LANZA,  LARKIN,  LAVALLE,  MARCELLINO,  MURPHY,  O'MARA,  RANZENHOFER,
  ROBACH, SEWARD, TEDISCO, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the state finance law,  in  relation  to  prevention  of
  sexual  harassment by state contractors (Part A); to amend the general
  business law, in relation to mandatory arbitration clauses  (Part  B);
  to amend the executive law and the public officers law, in relation to
  individual  liability for sexual harassment (Part C); to amend the the
  civil practice law  and  rules  and  the  general  municipal  law,  in
  relation  to  the  entering  of  confidential settlements (Part D); to
  amend the public officers law and the executive law,  in  relation  to
  sexual  harassment  violations  and establishing a unit to receive and
  investigate such claims (Part E); to  amend  the  executive  law,  the
  legislative  law, the judiciary law, the general municipal law and the
  public authorities law, in relation to uniform  standards  for  sexual
  harassment  policies  for  all branches of state and local governments
  (Part F); and to amend the labor law, in relation to the prevention of
  sexual harassment in the workplace (Part G)

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

  Section  1.  This  act enacts into law major components of legislation
which are necessary to combat sexual harassment in the  workplace.  Each
component  is  wholly  contained  within  a  Part  identified as Parts A
through G. The effective date for each  particular  provision  contained
within  such  Part  is  set  forth in the last section of such Part. Any
provision in any section contained within a Part, including  the  effec-
tive date of the Part, which makes reference to a section "of this act",
when  used in connection with that particular component, shall be deemed
to mean and refer to the corresponding section of the Part in  which  it
is  found.  Section  three  of this act sets forth the general effective
date of this act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14890-05-8

Co-Sponsors

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S7848A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §148, St Fin L; add §398-f, Gen Bus L; amd §§292 & 94, add §§296-d, 655 & 656, Exec L; amd §§17, 18 & 74, Pub Off L; add §5003-b, CPLR; add §§70-b & 686, Gen Muni L; amd §80, add Art 5 §81, Leg L; add §219-d, Judy L; add §2854, Pub Auth L; add §44, Lab L

S7848A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts comprehensive sexual harassment policies for New York state; relates to prevention of sexual harassment by state contractors (Part A); prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses based upon sexual harassment (Part B); relates to individual liability for sexual harassment (Part C) (view more) relates to entering into confidential settlements (Part D); establishes a unit to receive and investigate sexual harassment claims (Part E); enacts uniform standards for sexual harassment policies for all branches of state and local governments (Part F); and relates to policies for the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace (Part G).

S7848A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7848A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7848--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. YOUNG, PHILLIPS, MURPHY, AKSHAR, BONACIC, FLANAGAN,
  FUNKE, GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  HANNON,  HELMING,  JACOBS,  LANZA,
  LARKIN,  LAVALLE,  LITTLE, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE, ROBACH, SEWARD, TEDISCO -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,
  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state finance law, in relation to prevention of
  sexual harassment by state contractors (Part A); to amend the  general
  business  law,  in relation to mandatory arbitration clauses (Part B);
  to amend the executive law and the public officers law, in relation to
  individual liability for sexual harassment (Part C); to amend the  the
  civil  practice  law  and  rules  and  the  general  municipal law, in
  relation to the entering of  confidential  settlements  (Part  D);  to
  amend  the  public  officers law and the executive law, in relation to
  sexual harassment violations and establishing a unit  to  receive  and
  investigate  such  claims  (Part  E);  to amend the executive law, the
  legislative law, the judiciary law, the general municipal law and  the
  public  authorities  law,  in relation to uniform standards for sexual
  harassment policies for all branches of state  and  local  governments
  (Part F); and to amend the labor law, in relation to the prevention of
  sexual harassment in the workplace (Part G)

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

  Section 1. This act enacts into law major  components  of  legislation
which  are  necessary to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Each
component is wholly contained  within  a  Part  identified  as  Parts  A
through  G.  The  effective date for each particular provision contained
within such Part is set forth in the last  section  of  such  Part.  Any
provision  in  any section contained within a Part, including the effec-
tive date of the Part, which makes reference to a section "of this act",
when used in connection with that particular component, shall be  deemed
to  mean  and refer to the corresponding section of the Part in which it

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14890-06-8

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