senate Bill S6172

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to clarifying that reasonable accomodation to enable a person with a disability to use and enjoy a dwelling includes the use of an animal to alleviate the symptoms or effects of a disability

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Current Bill Status Via A7331 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.410
substituted for s6172
Feb 25, 2020 substituted by a7331
Feb 13, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2020 1st report cal.410
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.976
May 21, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Feb 11, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

aye wr (1)

May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S6172
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

nay (1)

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S6172 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7331
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to clarifying that reasonable accommodation to enable a person with a disability to use and enjoy a dwelling includes the use of an animal to alleviate the symptoms or effects of a disability.

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6172

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARTINEZ  --  (at request of the Division of Human
  Rights) -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law,  in relation to clarifying that
  reasonable accommodation to enable a person with a disability  to  use
  and  enjoy  a  dwelling includes the use of an animal to alleviate the
  symptoms or effects of a disability

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  2  of  paragraph  (d) of subdivision 2-a of
section 296 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 196 of the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (2)  To  refuse  to make reasonable accommodations in rules, policies,
practices, or services, when such accommodations  may  be  necessary  to
afford  a  person with a disability equal opportunity to use and enjoy a
dwelling, INCLUDING THE USE OF AN ANIMAL AS A  REASONABLE  ACCOMMODATION
TO  ALLEVIATE SYMPTOMS OR EFFECTS OF A DISABILITY, AND including reason-
able modification to common use portions of the dwelling, or
  § 2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision 18 of section  296  of  the  executive
law,  as  amended by chapter 196 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read
as follows:
  (2) To refuse to make reasonable accommodations  in  rules,  policies,
practices,  or  services,  when  such accommodations may be necessary to
afford said person with a disability equal opportunity to use and  enjoy
a dwelling, INCLUDING THE USE OF AN ANIMAL AS A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
TO  ALLEVIATE SYMPTOMS OR EFFECTS OF A DISABILITY, AND including reason-
able modification to common use portions of the dwelling, or
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09281-01-9

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