senate Bill S3249

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to equal rights for women

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 14, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
Feb 27, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 07, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 05, 2019 referred to judiciary

S3249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §11, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6708, A7990
2021-2022: A1149

S3249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no person shall be discriminated in his or her civil rights because of sex.

S3249 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary


proposing an amendment to section 11 of article 1 of  the  constitution,
  in relation to equal rights for women

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 11 of arti-
cle 1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  §  11.  No  person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of
this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race,
color, SEX, creed or religion, be subjected to any discrimination in his
or her civil rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation,  or
institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision of the state.
  §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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