Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 20, 2019||
|Aug 19, 2019||
delivered to governor
|May 14, 2019||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.300
substituted for a5618
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.675
|May 13, 2019||
reported and committed to rules
|Jan 10, 2019||
referred to investigations and government operations
Senate Bill S1040Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S1040 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S1040 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1040 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would prohibit discrimination against victims of domestic violence in employment and provide a limited reasonable accommodation provision. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Executive Law § 292 by revising its subdivision 34 to define the term "victim of domestic violence" as provided in SSL § 459-a.
2019-S1040 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1040 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 prohibiting employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 34 of section 292 of the executive law is REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows: 34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because of an individual's age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or STATUS AS A VICTIM OF domestic violence [victim status], to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individ- ual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. § 3. Section 296 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 22 to read as follows: 22. (A) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOY- ER OR LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR LICENSE OR TO BAR OR TO DISCHARGE FROM EMPLOYMENT SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIV- ILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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