senate Bill S6828

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to including the state and all public employers as subject to the human rights law

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Nov 01, 2019 referred to rules

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S6828 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §292, Exec L

S6828 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the state and all public employers as employers subject to the provisions of the human rights law; includes executive, legislative and judicial employers.

S6828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6828

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES, BIAGGI, KRUEGER, LIU -- 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 the definition of
  "employer" for purposes of the human rights law

  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 chapter 161 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  The  term "employer" shall include all employers within the state.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE CONSID-
ERED AN EMPLOYER OF ANY EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXEC-
UTIVE, LEGISLATURE, OR JUDICIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY JUDI-
CIAL CAPACITY, AND PERSONS SERVING ON THE STAFF OF ANY ELECTED  OFFICIAL
IN NEW YORK STATE.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as chapter 161 of the  laws  of  2019,  takes  effect;  provided,
however,  if  this  act shall have become a law after such date it shall
take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in  full  force
and effect on and after the effective date of chapter 161 of the laws of
2019.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13921-03-9

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