senate Bill S432A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prevents a judge from prohibiting a parent from undergoing a gender reassignment when making a determination in a child custody case

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.872
Jul 20, 2020 print number 432a
Jul 20, 2020 amend and recommit to rules
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to children and families
Jan 09, 2019 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S432A
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Children and Families committee Vote

S432
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S432 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A861
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3492
2013-2014: S2758
2015-2016: S506
2017-2018: S97, A11298

S432 - Summary

Provides that the judge shall not prohibit a parent from undergoing gender reassignment.

S432 - Sponsor Memo

S432 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   432

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to  the  custody
  of children

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

  Section 1. Section 240 of the domestic relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  IN  ANY  CASE  INVOLVING  THE  CUSTODY OF THE CHILD, WHEN MAKING A
DETERMINATION AS TO THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD, THE JUDGE SHALL NOT
PROHIBIT A PARENT FROM UNDERGOING GENDER REASSIGNMENT AS A CONDITION  OF
RECEIVING CUSTODY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01536-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S432A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A861
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3492
2013-2014: S2758
2015-2016: S506
2017-2018: S97, A11298

S432A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the judge shall not prohibit a parent from undergoing gender reassignment.

S432A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S432A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 432--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, LIU, SEPULVEDA -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Children and Families -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Children and Families in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to the custody
  of children

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 240 of the domestic relations law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (k) to read as follows:
  (K) IN DETERMINING THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD,  THE  COURT  SHALL
NOT:    (1)  CONSIDER  THE  SEX,  SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR
GENDER EXPRESSION OF THE PARTIES; OR
  (2) PROHIBIT A PARTY FROM UNDERGOING GENDER REASSIGNMENT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01536-04-0

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