assembly Bill A109

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 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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Current Bill Status Via S5922 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 approval memo.76
signed chap.729
delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.170
substituted for a109
Jun 17, 2019 substituted by s5922
Jun 12, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.170
rules report cal.170
reported
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jan 09, 2019 referred to governmental operations

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S5922
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

Co-Sponsors

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A109 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5922
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §145, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8634
2017-2018: A5137, S6620

A109 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   109

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, ARROYO, SIMON, GALEF,
  MOSLEY, DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, D'URSO, DE LA ROSA, QUART --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

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
145 to read as follows:
  §  145. 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.
                                                           LBD01856-01-9