|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 11, 2019||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1268
|Jun 05, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6321
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6321 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6321 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6321 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards and commissions PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To keep a more accurate and relevant public record of populations by sexual orientation and gender identity or expression in the State of New York. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Every state agency, board, or commission that directly collects data on ethnic origin for residents of the state of New York would use separate categories for a number of New Yorkers by sexual orientation and gender identity.
S6321 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6321 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 5, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agen- cies, boards and commissions 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 170-c to read as follows: § 170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 1. EVERY STATE AGEN- CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR BY CONTRACT COLLECTS DEMO- GRAPHIC DATA AS TO THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE COLLECTION CATEGORIES AND TABU- LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. 2. THE TERM "GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR- ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY ASSO- CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH. 3. THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE INCLUDED IN EVERY DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY THE STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION PUBLISHED OR RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR YEAR FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION. THE DATA SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, WHICH SHALL BE DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA ON THE INTERNET WEB SITE OF THE AGENCY ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR YEAR FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PREVENT ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY FROM POSTING DATA EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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