|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 13, 2019||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S4513
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4513 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4513 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4513 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to unlawful discriminatory practices relating to employers PURPOSE: To strengthen protections for workers who experience sexual harassment by non-employees. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the executive law by adding a new section 296-d which makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer to fail to take immediate, appropriate corrective action in response to instances of sexual harassment by non-employees and requires employers to take all reasonable steps to prevent sexual harassment by non-employees from occurring. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S4513 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4513 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 13, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 unlawful discriminato- ry practices relating to employers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 296-e to read as follows: § 296-E. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO EMPLOYERS. 1. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO FAIL TO TAKE IMMEDIATE AND APPROPRIATE CORRECTIVE ACTION WHEN SUCH EMPLOYER KNOWS, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN, OF INSTANCES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT BY NON- EMPLOYEES TOWARD EMPLOYEES, APPLICANTS, UNPAID INTERNS OR VOLUNTEERS, OR PERSONS PROVIDING SERVICES PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT OF SUCH WORKPLACE. 2. IN REVIEWING SUCH INSTANCES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT BY NON-EMPLOYEES, THE EXTENT OF SUCH EMPLOYER'S CONTROL AND ANY POTENTIAL LEGAL RESPONSI- BILITY THAT HE OR SHE MAY HAVE WITH RESPECT TO THE CONDUCT OF SUCH NON- EMPLOYEES SHALL BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION. 3. AN EMPLOYER SHALL TAKE ALL REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT SUCH SEXUAL HARASSMENT FROM OCCURRING. 4. IN ESTABLISHING THAT SUCH SEXUAL HARASSMENT HAS OCCURRED, IT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PROVE A LOSS OF TANGIBLE JOB BENEFITS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09773-01-9
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