|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S2683
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2683 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2683 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.
S2683 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2683 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick- ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees PURPOSE: To require lodging facilities to provide a human-trafficking recognition training program to all employees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the general business law by adding a new section 205 to provide that every lodging facility shall require all employees who are likely to interact or come into contact with guests to undergo a human trafficking recognition training program to provide training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim as defined in section 483-aa of the social services law. The training program, which shall be estab-
S2683 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2683 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAYER, BROOKS, JACKSON, LIU -- 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 human traffick- ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees 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 205 to read as follows: § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1. HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM. A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER ESTAB- LISHMENT THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT 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 ESTABLISH- MENT. B. EVERY LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE LIKELY TO INTERACT OR COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAF- FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI- TION OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM AS DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-AA OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM SHALL BE ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES AND THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE TRAINING PROGRAM MAY BE DEVELOPED BY A FEDERAL, STATE, OR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, AND MAY BE INCORPORATED AS PART OF THE LODGING FACILITY'S EXISTING TRAINING PROGRAMS OR MAY BE PROVIDED BY ORGANIZATIONS OR PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES OR THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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