senate Bill S346

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the prohibition against requiring a permit for the singing of the national anthem or the reciting of the pledge of allegiance

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to cities

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S346 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3139
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7395, A10007
2017-2018: S3241, A3108

S346 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the prohibition against requiring a permit for the singing of the national anthem or the reciting of the pledge of allegiance.

S346 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S346 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   346

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation  to  establishing  the
  prohibition against requiring a permit for the singing of the national
  anthem or the reciting of the pledge of allegiance

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

  Section 1. The general city law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
20-h to read as follows:
  §  20-H. PROHIBITION AGAINST REQUIRING A PERMIT FOR THE SINGING OF THE
NATIONAL ANTHEM OR THE RECITING OF THE PLEDGE OF  ALLEGIANCE.  ANY  CITY
THAT  REQUIRES  A  PERMIT  FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ACTIVITY THAT TAKES
PLACE ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE LAND WITHIN SUCH CITY, SHALL  NOT  APPLY  ANY
REQUIREMENT  TO  OBTAIN  SUCH A PERMIT FOR, AND SHALL NOT LEVY OR ASSESS
ANY SANCTION OR ANY OTHER  PENALTY  AGAINST  ANY  INDIVIDUAL,  GROUP  OR
ORGANIZATION  FOR  THE  NON-PERMITTED PERFORMANCE OF, THE SINGING OF THE
NATIONAL ANTHEM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR THE RECITING  OF  THE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02615-01-9

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