senate Bill S4211

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of pregnancy-related condition to include lactation as a possible way of determining if an individual possesses such condition

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Current Bill Status Via A5975 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.246
substituted for s4211
Mar 18, 2019 substituted by a5975
Mar 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2019 1st report cal.246
Mar 04, 2019 referred to women's issues

Votes

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Mar 11, 2019 - Women's Issues committee Vote

S4211
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Women's Issues Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2019

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S4211 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5975
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §292, Exec L

S4211 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of pregnancy-related condition to include lactation as a possible way of determining if an individual possesses such condition.

S4211 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4211 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4211

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law, in relation to amending the defi-
  nition of pregnancy-related condition

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  21-f of section 292 of the executive law, as
added by chapter 369 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  21-f. The term "pregnancy-related condition" means a medical condition
related to pregnancy or childbirth  that  inhibits  the  exercise  of  a
normal bodily function or is demonstrable by medically accepted clinical
or laboratory diagnostic techniques, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LACTA-
TION;  provided, however, that in all provisions of this article dealing
with employment, the term shall be limited to conditions which, upon the
provision of reasonable accommodations, do not prevent  the  complainant
from  performing  in  a reasonable manner the activities involved in the
job or occupation sought or held; and provided  further,  however,  that
pregnancy-related  conditions shall be treated as temporary disabilities
for the purposes of this article.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10164-01-9

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