senate Bill S7169

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology

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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
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.71
delivered to governor
Feb 26, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 24, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.406
substituted for a8975
Feb 03, 2020 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.93
Jan 10, 2020 referred to rules

S7169 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8975
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §408-b, Gen Bus L (as proposed in S.6307 & A.57)

S7169 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology.

S7169 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7169 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7169

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  domestic  violence  and sexual assault awareness education for persons
  engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair  styl-
  ing, esthetics and cosmetology

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

  Section 1. Section 408-b of the general business law, as  added  by  a
chapter  of the laws of 2019, amending the general business law relating
to requiring domestic violence and sexual  assault  awareness  education
for  persons  engaged  in  the  practice  of the nail specialty, waxing,
natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology, as proposed in legisla-
tive bills numbers S. 6307 and A. 57, is amended to read as follows:
  § 408-b. Domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education. The
department shall ensure that domestic violence and sexual assault aware-
ness education courses are made available to all  licensees  and  appli-
cants  for  a  license or renewal pursuant to this article and that such
courses are offered through the department's website. The department, in
consultation with the office for the prevention of domestic violence and
[an] advocacy [group] GROUPS recognized by  the  federal  department  of
health  and  human  services OR THE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, which
[has] HAVE the ability to coordinate statewide and with  local  communi-
ties  on programming and educational materials related to the prevention
and intervention of domestic violence OR  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  in  New  York
state,  shall develop and provide access to domestic violence and sexual
assault awareness education courses appropriate for those licensed under
this article.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner  as  a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the general business
law relating to requiring domestic violence and sexual assault awareness
education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing,
natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology, as proposed in legisla-
tive bills numbers S. 6307 and A. 57, takes effect.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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