|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 13, 2020||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Feb 14, 2020||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to judiciary|
|Apr 10, 2019||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Mar 19, 2019||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Mar 12, 2019||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4453
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S4453 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4453 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4453 Revised 1/7/2020 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing amendments to section 11 of article 1 of the constitution, in relation to equality of rights and protection against discrimination PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To add "age, national origin, sexual orientation" to the New York State Constitution's protections against discrimination. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the concurrent resolution amends section 11 of article 1 of the NYS Constitution to add age, national origin, sexual orientation to the list of classes protected by the equal protection clause of the New York State Constitution.
S4453 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4453 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 12, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing amendments to section 11 of article 1 of the constitution, in relation to equality of rights and protection against discrimination Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 11 of arti- cle 1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: § 11. No person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race, color, creed, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION or religion, be subjected to any discrimination in his or her civil rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation, or institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision of the state. § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for three months previous to the time of such election. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD89120-01-9
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