senate Bill S7201A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2020 1st report cal.317
Jan 23, 2020 print number 7201a
Jan 23, 2020 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 10, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 28, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S7201A
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2020

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S7201 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9549
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L

S7201 - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

S7201 - Sponsor Memo

S7201 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7201

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  state-
  wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
  ing of diversity

  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  294-a
to read as follows:
  §  294-A.  STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE
AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
MENT A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE  ACCEPT-
ANCE,  INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF PEOPLE
OF THIS STATE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY  BASED  ON  RELI-
GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
ITY,  SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE DEVELOP-
MENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION  SHALL  ADOPT  AS
ITS  PURPOSE,  THE  COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND DISCRIMINATION IN ALL
THEIR FORMS AND THE PREVENTION  OF  DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON  RELIGION,
RACE,  COLOR,  CREED,  SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2. IN ORDER TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF  THE  CAMPAIGN  THE  DIVISION
SHALL:
  A.  COORDINATE AND COOPERATE WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SOURCES,  INCLUD-
ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS,  COMMUNITY  GROUPS,  SCHOOLS
AND CHURCHES;
  B.  SEEK  ALTERNATIVE  FUNDING SOURCES OTHER THAN THE STATE, INCLUDING
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SOURCES;
  C.  USE  TELEVISION,  RADIO,  SOCIAL  MEDIA  AND  APPROPRIATE  SIGNAGE
THROUGHOUT THE STATE;
  D.  MAKE INFORMATION REGARDING SUCH CAMPAIGN AVAILABLE ON ITS WEBSITE;
AND
  E. UTILIZE OTHER RESOURCES THE DIVISION DEEMS APPROPRIATE.

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

Co-Sponsors

S7201A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9549
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L

S7201A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

S7201A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7201A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7201--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a state-
  wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
  ing of diversity

  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 294-a
to read as follows:
  § 294-A. STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE,  INCLUSION,  TOLERANCE
AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
MENT  A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE ACCEPT-
ANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF  PEOPLE
OF  THIS  STATE,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY BASED ON RELI-
GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
ITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE  DEVELOP-
MENT  AND  IMPLEMENTATION  OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION SHALL ADOPT AS
ITS PURPOSE, THE COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND  DISCRIMINATION  IN  ALL
THEIR  FORMS  AND  THE  PREVENTION  OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION,
RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL  ORIGIN,  AGE,  DISABILITY,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  IN  ORDER  TO  EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THE CAMPAIGN THE DIVISION
SHALL:
  A. COORDINATE AND COOPERATE WITH  PUBLIC  AND  PRIVATE  ORGANIZATIONS,
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, COMMUNITY GROUPS,
SCHOOL DISTRICTS, CHURCHES, CHARITABLE  ORGANIZATIONS,  FOUNDATIONS  AND
OTHER RELEVANT GROUPS;
  B.  DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS TO BE DISTRIBUTED IN PRINTED FORM,
SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS OR OTHER MEANS DETERMINED TO BE THE  MOST  EFFEC-
TIVE AT REACHING THE PUBLIC IN A COST EFFECTIVE MANNER;
  C.  MAKE INFORMATION REGARDING SUCH CAMPAIGN AVAILABLE ON ITS WEBSITE;
AND

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

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