assembly Bill A271

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to equal rights for women

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 14, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 17, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 13, 2020 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.11
returned to assembly
died in senate
Feb 26, 2019 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.45
Feb 11, 2019 reported
Feb 06, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 28, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
referred to judiciary


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A271 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

A271 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A271 (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  A S S E M B L Y


                             January 9, 2019

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred 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 Senate concur), That section 11 of article
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 Senate 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.