senate Bill S6594

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increased protections for protected classes and special protections for employees who have been sexually harassed

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.617
substituted for a8424
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1749
Jun 17, 2019 referred to rules

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S6594 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8424
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292, 296 & 297, Exec L; amd §16, Chap of 2019 (as proposed in A.8421 & S.6577)

S6594 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes certain chapter amendments relating to law providing increased protections for protected classes and special protections for employees who have been sexually harassed and relates to the effectiveness of certain claims.

S6594 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6594 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6594

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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 increased  protections
  for  protected  classes and special protections for employees who have
  been sexually harassed; and to amend a chapter of the  laws  of  2019,
  amending  the  executive  law  relating  to  increased protections for
  protected classes and special protections for employees who have  been
  sexually  harassed,  as  proposed in legislative bills numbers A. 8421
  and S. 6577, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  292 of the executive law, as
amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the executive law  and
other  laws  relating to increased protections for protected classes and
special protections for employees who have been  sexually  harassed,  as
proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6577 and A. 8421, is amended to
read as follows:
  5.  The term "employer" shall include all employers within the state[,
including the state and all political subdivisions thereof].
  § 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 1 of section 296  of  the  executive
law,  as  added  by a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the executive
law and other laws  relating  to  increased  protections  for  protected
classes  and  special  protections  for employees who have been sexually
harassed, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6577 and A.  8421,
is amended to read as follows:
  (h)  For  an  employer,  licensing  agency, employment agency or labor
organization to subject any individual to harassment because of an indi-
vidual's age, race, creed, color, national origin,  sexual  orientation,
gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predis-
posing  genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, domes-
tic violence victim status, or because the individual  has  opposed  any

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

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