senate Bill S5791

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for penalties for discrimination or retaliation against immigrant employees

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 27, 2019 signed chap.126
Jul 16, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.196
substituted for a5501
Jun 12, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1117
May 15, 2019 referred to labor

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S5791 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, Lab L

S5791 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes penalties for threatening, penalizing, or in any other manner discriminating or retaliating against any employee, including but not limited to contacting United States immigration authorities or otherwise threatening to report an employee's suspected citizenship or immigration status.

S5791 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5791 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5791

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. RAMOS -- (at request of the Attorney General) -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  penalties  for  discrimi-
  nation or retaliation against immigrant employees

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 215 of the  labor
law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new  undesignated  paragraph to read as
follows:
  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, TO THREATEN, PENALIZE, OR IN ANY OTHER MANNER
DISCRIMINATE OR RETALIATE AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE INCLUDES  THREATENING  TO
CONTACT OR CONTACTING UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES OR OTHERWISE
REPORTING  OR  THREATENING TO REPORT AN EMPLOYEE'S SUSPECTED CITIZENSHIP
OR IMMIGRATION STATUS OR THE SUSPECTED CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS
OF AN EMPLOYEE'S FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER, AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION
TWO  OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, TO
A FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07498-01-9

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