Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 12, 2020||
|Jun 11, 2020||
delivered to governor
|Jun 08, 2020||
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.748
substituted for s8492
|Jun 08, 2020||
substituted by a1531b
ordered to third reading cal.748
reported and committed to rules
|Jun 06, 2020||
committee discharged and committed to codes
|Jun 05, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8492Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1531 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8492 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8492 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8492 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil rights law, in relation to reporting a none- mergency incident involving a member of a protected class PURPOSE: To prevent the misuse of 911 and other organizations that deal with emergencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one establishes civil penalties for summoning a police officer or peace officer when there is no reason to believe a crime or offense, or imminent threat to person or property, is occurring. Section two establishes the effective date.
2019-S8492 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8492 I N S E N A T E June 5, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to reporting a none- mergency incident involving a member of a protected class THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 79-n of the civil rights law, as added by chapter 227 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 2. Any person who intentionally selects a person or property for harm or causes damage to the property of another or causes physical injury or death to another OR SUMMONS A POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER WITHOUT REASON TO SUSPECT A VIOLATION OF THE PENAL LAW, ANY OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT, OR AN IMMINENT THREAT TO A PERSON OR PROPERTY, in whole or in substantial part because of a belief or perception regarding the race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age, disability or sexual orientation of a person, regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct, shall be liable, in a civil action or proceeding maintained by such individual or group of individuals, for injunctive relief, damages, or any other appropriate relief in law or equity. If it shall appear to the satisfaction of the court or justice that the respondent has, in fact, violated this section, an injunction may be issued by such court or justice, enjoining and restraining any further violation, without requiring proof that any person has, in fact, been injured or damaged thereby. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A PERSON LACKS REASON TO SUSPECT A VIOLATION OF THE PENAL LAW, ANY OTHER CRIMINAL CONDUCT, OR AN IMMINENT THREAT TO A PERSON OR PROPERTY WHERE A REASONABLE PERSON WOULD NOT SUSPECT SUCH VIOLATION, CONDUCT, OR THREAT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04520-10-0
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