|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 21, 2020||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 10, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 03, 2020||1st report cal.538|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Nov 01, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6828
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6828 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6828 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of "employer" for purposes of the human rights law PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To close the "personal staff' loophole by clarifying that the state is considered an employer of anyone serving in the executive, judiciary, and legislative branches, including the staff of elected officials or judges. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 292 of the Executive Law, as amended by Ch. 161 of the laws of 2019, to provide that the state shall be considered the direct employer of elected and appointed officials and their staff for the purposes of the Human Rights Law.
S6828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6828 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 1, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, BIAGGI, KRUEGER, LIU -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of "employer" for purposes of the human rights law THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 292 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: 5. The term "employer" shall include all employers within the state. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE CONSID- ERED AN EMPLOYER OF ANY EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXEC- UTIVE, LEGISLATURE, OR JUDICIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY JUDI- CIAL CAPACITY, AND PERSONS SERVING ON THE STAFF OF ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL IN NEW YORK STATE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, takes effect; provided, however, if this act shall have become a law after such date it shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after the effective date of chapter 161 of the laws of 2019. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13921-03-9
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