assembly Bill A5976

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the prevention of discrimination

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.33
rules report cal.33
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Feb 22, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A5976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4109
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §139-l, St Fin L; amd §§7515 & 5003-b, CPLR, amd §§17-a & 18-a, Pub Off L; amd §5-336, Gen Ob L; amd §201-g, Lab L; amd §§296-d, 292 & 63, Exec L

A5976 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prevention of discrimination; replaces the term "sexual harassment" with "discrimination".

A5976 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5976

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WRIGHT, PEOPLES-STOKES, BARRON, BICHOTTE, COOK,
  CRESPO, DE LA ROSA, GALEF, O'DONNELL, ROZIC, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, TAYLOR,
  L. ROSENTHAL, HUNTER, GLICK, ARROYO, ORTIZ, NIOU, GOTTFRIED,  SIMOTAS,
  WALLACE,  OTIS, BRONSON, WEPRIN, FALL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the civil practice law and rules,
  the public officers law, the general obligations law,  the  labor  law
  and the executive law, in relation to discrimination

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

  Section 1. The section heading and paragraph (a) of subdivision  1  of
section 139-l of the state finance law, as added by section 1 of subpart
A  of  part KK of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, are amended to read as
follows:
  Statement on [sexual harassment] DISCRIMINATION, in bids.
  (a) Every bid hereafter made to the state or any public department  or
agency  thereof,  where competitive bidding is required by statute, rule
or regulation, for work or services performed  or  to  be  performed  or
goods  sold  or  to  be  sold,  shall  contain  the  following statement
subscribed by the bidder and affirmed by such bidder as true  under  the
penalty of perjury:
  "By  submission  of  this  bid, each bidder and each person signing on
behalf of any bidder certifies, and in the case  of  a  joint  bid  each
party  thereto  certifies  as  to its own organization, under penalty of
perjury, that the bidder  has  and  has  implemented  a  written  policy
addressing  [sexual  harassment]  DISCRIMINATION prevention in the work-
place and provides annual [sexual harassment] DISCRIMINATION  prevention
training  to all of its employees. Such policy shall, at a minimum, meet
the requirements of section two hundred one-g of the labor law."

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10167-01-9

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