assembly Bill A9549A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2020 print number 9549a
Jan 31, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 24, 2020 referred to governmental operations

A9549 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7201
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L

A9549 - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

A9549 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9549

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a state-
  wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
  ing of diversity

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 294-a
to read as follows:
  § 294-A. STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE,  INCLUSION,  TOLERANCE
AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
MENT  A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE ACCEPT-
ANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF  PEOPLE
OF  THIS  STATE,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY BASED ON RELI-
GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
ITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE  DEVELOP-
MENT  AND  IMPLEMENTATION  OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION SHALL ADOPT AS
ITS PURPOSE, THE COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND  DISCRIMINATION  IN  ALL
THEIR  FORMS  AND  THE  PREVENTION  OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION,
RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL  ORIGIN,  AGE,  DISABILITY,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  IN  ORDER  TO  EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THE CAMPAIGN THE DIVISION
SHALL:
  A. COORDINATE AND COOPERATE WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SOURCES,   INCLUD-
ING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, SCHOOLS
AND CHURCHES;
  B. SEEK ALTERNATIVE FUNDING SOURCES OTHER THAN  THE  STATE,  INCLUDING
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SOURCES;
  C.  USE  TELEVISION,  RADIO,  SOCIAL  MEDIA  AND  APPROPRIATE  SIGNAGE
THROUGHOUT THE STATE;
  D. MAKE INFORMATION REGARDING SUCH CAMPAIGN AVAILABLE ON ITS  WEBSITE;
AND
  E. UTILIZE OTHER RESOURCES THE DIVISION DEEMS APPROPRIATE.

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

A9549A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7201
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L

A9549A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

A9549A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9549--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  state-
  wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
  ing of diversity

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  294-a
to read as follows:
  §  294-A.  STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE
AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
MENT A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE  ACCEPT-
ANCE,  INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF PEOPLE
OF THIS STATE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY  BASED  ON  RELI-
GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
ITY,  SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE DEVELOP-
MENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION  SHALL  ADOPT  AS
ITS  PURPOSE,  THE  COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND DISCRIMINATION IN ALL
THEIR FORMS AND THE PREVENTION  OF  DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON  RELIGION,
RACE,  COLOR,  CREED,  SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2. IN ORDER TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF  THE  CAMPAIGN  THE  DIVISION
SHALL:
  A.  COORDINATE  AND  COOPERATE  WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  LOCAL  GOVERNMENTS,  COMMUNITY  GROUPS,
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  CHURCHES,  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS, FOUNDATIONS AND
OTHER RELEVANT GROUPS;
  B. DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO BE DISTRIBUTED  IN  PRINTED  FORM,
SOCIAL  MEDIA  CAMPAIGNS OR OTHER MEANS DETERMINED TO BE THE MOST EFFEC-
TIVE AT REACHING THE PUBLIC IN A COST EFFECTIVE MANNER;
  C. MAKE INFORMATION REGARDING SUCH CAMPAIGN AVAILABLE ON ITS  WEBSITE;
AND

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