Senate Bill S1047

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression and includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression under the hate crimes statute

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

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2019-S1047 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A747
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§291, 292, 295, 296, 296-a & 296-b, Exec L; amd §40-c, Civ Rts L; amd §313, Ed L; amd §§485.00, 485.05, 240.30, 240.31 & 240.00, Pen L; amd §200.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1047, A747

2019-S1047 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression; defines "gender identity or expression" as having or being perceived as having a gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression whether or not that gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression is different from that traditionally associated with the sex assigned to that person at birth; further includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression within the list of offenses subject to treatment as hate crimes.

2019-S1047 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2019-S1047 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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     S. 1047                                                   A. 747
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2019
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN,
   BIAGGI,  BRESLIN,  BROOKS,  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,   GAUGHRAN,   GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY,
   KRUEGER, LIU, MARTINEZ, MAY, MAYER, METZGER, MONTGOMERY, MYRIE,  PARK-
   ER,  PERSAUD,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SANDERS,  SAVINO, SEPULVEDA,
   SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, THOMAS -- read twice  and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Investigations and Government Operations
 
 IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, GLICK, O'DONNELL, BRON-
   SON, L. ROSENTHAL, HEASTIE, DINOWITZ,  COOK,  HEVESI,  CAHILL,  ENGLE-
   BRIGHT,  PAULIN,  RYAN,  ABINANTI,  MOSLEY,  ARROYO,  PICHARDO, ORTIZ,
   ROZIC, WEPRIN, BLAKE, STECK, BICHOTTE, HUNTER, CARROLL, D'URSO,  JEAN-
   PIERRE,  DE LA ROSA,  WALKER,  DICKENS,  JAFFEE,  SIMON,  BURKE, CRUZ,
   JACOBSON, REYES, FALL, ROMEO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  AUBRY,
   BENEDETTO,  BRAUNSTEIN,  DenDEKKER,  FAHY,  GALEF,  GUNTHER,  HYNDMAN,
   LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAGNARELLI,  OTIS,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PERRY,  PRETLOW,
   QUART, RAMOS, RIVERA, SEAWRIGHT, SIMOTAS, SOLAGES, THIELE -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, the civil rights law and the educa-
   tion law, in relation to prohibiting discrimination  based  on  gender
   identity  or  expression;  and to amend the penal law and the criminal
   procedure law, in relation  to  including  offenses  regarding  gender
   identity  or  expression within the list of offenses subject to treat-
   ment as hate crimes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature reaffirms
 that the state has the responsibility to act to assure that every  indi-
 vidual  within  this  state  is afforded an equal opportunity to enjoy a
 full and productive life, and that the failure  to  provide  such  equal
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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