assembly Bill A7565

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to county, city, village or town commissions on human rights

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Current Bill Status Via S5138 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.560
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.398
substituted for a7565
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s5138
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.398
rules report cal.398
reported
Jun 13, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
May 09, 2019 referred to local governments

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S5138
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0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

aye wr (3)

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A7565 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5138
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§239-o, 239-q & 239-r, Gen Muni L

A7565 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to county, city, village or town commissions on human rights; adds additional human rights protections.

A7565 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7565

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to county,  city,
  village or town commissions on human rights

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

  Section 1. Section 239-o of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
chapter 413 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
  §  239-o.  Creation, appointment and terms. The governing board of any
county, city, village or town may by resolution create a  commission  on
human  rights. The governing board shall determine the number of members
of such commission, the terms of the members, the manner of  appointment
of  the  members,  the  selection of a chairman and the compensation, if
any, to be paid to them. In selecting the membership of the  commission,
the  governing  board  shall  take into consideration the various [reli-
gious, racial, nationality] AGES, RACES, CREED, COLOR, NATIONAL  ORIGIN,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, MILITARY STATUS, SEX,
DISABILITY, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, FAMILIAL STATUS, MARI-
TAL  STATUS, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS and political groups in the
community. The establishment of such a commission at one level of  local
government  shall  not  preclude  establishment  of such a commission at
other levels of local government.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 239-q  of  the  general
municipal law, as amended by chapter 958 of the laws of 1968, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  To  foster  mutual  respect  and understanding among all [racial,
religious and nationality] AGES, RACES, CREED, COLOR,  NATIONAL  ORIGIN,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, MILITARY STATUS, SEX,
DISABILITY, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, FAMILIAL STATUS, MARI-
TAL STATUS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS groups in the community.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09971-04-9

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