senate Bill S7303

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits an employer, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring that a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth or date of graduation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 16, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

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S7303 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L

S7303 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits an employer, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring that a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth or date of graduation from an educational institution on an initial employment application or during an interview, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification or need.

S7303 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7303 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7303

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 prohibiting an employ-
  er, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring
  that a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth  or
  date  of  graduation  from  an  educational  institution on an initial
  employment application or during an interview, except in the case of a
  bona fide occupational qualification or need

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3-a  of  section 296 of the executive law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
  (A-1) FOR ANY EMPLOYER,  LICENSING  AGENCY  OR  EMPLOYMENT  AGENCY  TO
REQUEST  OR REQUIRE THAT A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE DISCLOSE HIS OR HER AGE,
DATE OF BIRTH OR DATE OF GRADUATION FROM AN EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTION  ON
AN  INITIAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION OR DURING AN INTERVIEW, EXCEPT IN THE
CASE OF A BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION OR NEED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first January  next  succeeding
the  date  upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13808-01-9

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