assembly Bill A5618

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via S1040 - Signed by Governor


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 20, 2019 signed chap.176
Aug 19, 2019 delivered to governor
May 14, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.300
substituted for a5618
May 14, 2019 substituted by s1040
May 09, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.300
May 07, 2019 reported
Feb 27, 2019 reported referred to codes
Feb 14, 2019 referred to governmental operations

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1040
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 13, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S1040
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

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A5618 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1040
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §292 sub 34, amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9018
2011-2012: A2348, S5526
2013-2014: A898, S3385
2015-2016: A272, S2027
2017-2018: A1481, S173, S5565

A5618 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines "victim of domestic violence"; prohibits employers from discriminating against victims of domestic violence.

A5618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5618

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WEINSTEIN,  SIMOTAS,  GLICK,  JAFFEE,  FAHY,
  L. ROSENTHAL, PERRY, ZEBROWSKI,  M. G. MILLER,  PAULIN,  TITUS,  GOTT-
  FRIED,  LAVINE,  COLTON,  SEAWRIGHT, BICHOTTE, BURKE, TAYLOR -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.  CAHILL, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, LUPARDO, MAGNAR-
  ELLI, SIMON, THIELE -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting employers
  from discriminating against  victims  of  domestic  violence;  and  to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 34 of section 292  of  the  executive  law  is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 34 is added to read as follows:
  34. THE TERM "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS  IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
age,  race,  creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military
status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics,  familial
status,  marital  status,  or  STATUS  AS  A VICTIM OF domestic violence
[victim status], to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or  to  discharge
from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individ-
ual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment.
  §  3.  Section  296  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22. (A) IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOY-
ER OR LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S STATUS AS  A  VICTIM
OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR LICENSE OR TO BAR

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

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