|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 28, 2019||advanced to third reading cal.167|
|Mar 26, 2019||reported|
|Feb 08, 2019||referred to correction|
assembly Bill A5279
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A5279 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5279 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5279 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 8, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, BARRON, BICHOTTE, BLAKE, COOK, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, MOSLEY, O'DONNELL, OTIS, PERRY, PICHARDO, WALKER -- Multi- Sponsored by -- M. of A. DAVILA, GLICK, PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction AN ACT to amend the executive law and the education law, in relation to prohibiting mandatory disclosure of a criminal history record in certain circumstances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 15 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 534 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 15. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice for any person, agency, bureau, corporation or association, including the state and any political subdivision thereof, to deny any license or employment to any individual by reason of his or her having been convicted of one or more criminal offenses, or by reason of a finding of a lack of "good moral character" which is based upon his or her having been convicted of one or more criminal offenses, when such denial is in violation of the provisions of article twenty-three-A of the correction law. Further, there shall be a rebuttable presumption in favor of excluding from evidence the prior incarceration or conviction of any person, in a case alleging that the employer has been negligent in hiring or retaining an applicant or employee, or supervising a hiring manager, if after learn- ing about an applicant or employee's past criminal conviction history, such employer has evaluated the factors set forth in section seven hundred fifty-two of the correction law, and made a reasonable, good faith determination that such factors militate in favor of hire or retention of that applicant or employee. NO PERSON, AGENCY, BUREAU, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THERE- OF, SHALL REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL TO PROVIDE A COPY OF HIS OR HER CRIMINAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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