assembly Bill A9880

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires notification to the governing body of any violation of the sexual harassment policy of the municipality or alleged violation of the human rights law

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Feb 20, 2020 referred to local governments

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A9880 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7687
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add §65-b, Town L; add §3-314, Vil L; add §3-e, Gen City L; add §209-a, County L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S6672

A9880 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notification within one business day to the governing body of a town, village, city or county of any violation of the sexual harassment policy of such municipality or alleged violation of the human rights law; provides that records maintained by the town, village, city or county and proceedings by such town, village, city or county based thereon regarding a claim submitted by a victim or a claimant shall be deemed confidential; makes related provisions.

A9880 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9880

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the town law, the village law, the general city law, and
  the county law, in relation to requiring immediate notification of any
  violation of the sexual  harassment  policy  of  the  municipality  or
  alleged violation of the human rights law

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

  Section 1. The town law is amended by adding a  new  section  65-b  to
read as follows:
  § 65-B. NOTIFICATION TO TOWN BOARD; VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT
POLICY  OR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW. 1. NOTIFICATION OF
ANY VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY ADOPTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SECTION TWO HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW OR ANY ALLEGED  VIOLATION  OF
THE  HUMAN  RIGHTS LAW, WHICH RESULTED IN A FINDING OF WRONGDOING BY ANY
TOWN EMPLOYEE OR ANY ALLEGED VIOLATION WHICH RESULTED IN  ANY  DISCIPLI-
NARY  ACTION AGAINST ANY TOWN EMPLOYEE SHALL BE GIVEN TO EACH TOWN BOARD
MEMBER WITHIN ONE BUSINESS DAY.
  2. RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE TOWN AND PROCEEDINGS BY  THE  TOWN  BASED
THEREON  REGARDING  A CLAIM SUBMITTED BY A VICTIM OR A CLAIMANT SHALL BE
DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL.
  3. ANY REPORT OR RECORD OBTAINED BY THE TOWN, THE  CONFIDENTIALITY  OF
WHICH  IS  PROTECTED BY ANY OTHER LAW OR REGULATION, SHALL REMAIN CONFI-
DENTIAL SUBJECT TO SUCH LAW OR REGULATION.
  4. IN THE EVENT THAT THE VIOLATION INVOLVES ACCUSATIONS OF  WRONGDOING
BY  AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO  WOULD  OTHERWISE  RECEIVE  THE  NOTIFICATION AS
REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION, THEN THE NOTIFICATION TO SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL
BE WAIVED.
  § 2. The village law is amended by adding a new section 3-314 to  read
as follows:
  §  3-314  NOTIFICATION TO TRUSTEES; VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT
POLICY OR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW. 1. NOTIFICATION  OF
ANY VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY ADOPTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW OR ANY ALLEGED VIOLATION OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets