senate Bill S8874

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to information concerning services for human trafficking victims in certain lodging facilities

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10425 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 15, 2018 signed chap.190
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2012
substituted for s8874
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a10425a
ordered to third reading cal.2012
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2018 referred to consumer protection

S8874 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10425
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §206-f, Gen Bus L

S8874 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain lodging facilities to make available information concerning services for human trafficking victims.

S8874 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8874 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8874

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  information
  concerning services for human trafficking victims

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
206-f to read as follows:
  §  206-F.  INFORMATION  CONCERNING  SERVICES  FOR  HUMAN   TRAFFICKING
VICTIMS.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING FACILITY" SHALL MEAN
ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER ESTABLISHMENT THAT  PROVIDES
LODGING  TO  TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN ESTABLISH-
MENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY STATE  OR  LOCAL
LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN A BUILDING THAT HAS
FIVE  OR  LESS ROOMS FOR RENT OR HIRE AND THAT IS ACTUALLY OCCUPIED AS A
RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISHMENT.
  2. EVERY KEEPER OF A LODGING FACILITY SHALL MAKE  AVAILABLE  IN  PLAIN
VIEW  AND IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE AND MANNER IN THE PUBLIC RESTROOMS, AND
IN THE INDIVIDUAL GUEST ROOMS, AND NEAR THE PUBLIC ENTRANCE OR IN ANOTH-
ER CONSPICUOUS LOCATION IN CLEAR VIEW OF THE PUBLIC  AND  THE  EMPLOYEES
WHERE  SIMILAR  INFORMATION  IS  CUSTOMARILY  DISPLAYED  IN SUCH LODGING
FACILITY, INFORMATIONAL CARDS DEVELOPED BY: (I) THE OFFICE OF  TEMPORARY
AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTER-
AGENCY  TASK  FORCE  ON  HUMAN  TRAFFICKING;  OR  (II) THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; OR  (III)  THE  LODGING  FACILITY.  ALL
INFORMATIONAL  CARDS  SHALL ONLY CONTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING SERVICES
FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS AND SHALL PROMINENTLY INCLUDE THE NATIONAL
HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.  THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND
DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGEN-
CY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING, SHALL DEVELOP A NOTICE  WHICH  SHALL
INCLUDE  THE  NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER, TO BE
MADE AVAILABLE TO LODGING FACILITIES TO POST ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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