senate Bill S1040

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to domestic violence; repealer

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.675
May 13, 2019 reported and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2019 referred to investigations and government 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
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

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S1040 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5618
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: S5526, A2348
2013-2014: S3385, A898
2015-2016: S2027, A272
2017-2018: S173, S5565, A1481

S1040 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1040 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1040 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1040

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment 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
OR  TO  DISCHARGE  FROM  EMPLOYMENT  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE
AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIV-
ILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT.

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

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