senate Bill S7703

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Expands the functions of the chief administrator of the courts to include the compilation of certain data and to submit a report

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2020 signed chap.273
Oct 30, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.337
substituted for a10702
Jul 22, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.980
Feb 25, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 10, 2020 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7703
15
2
committee
15
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 25, 2020 - Judiciary committee Vote

S7703
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

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S7703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10702
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L

S7703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the functions of the chief administrator of the courts to include the compilation of certain data with respect to race/ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability status by specific jurisdiction; requires submission of an annual report of his or her findings.

S7703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7703
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 10, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to  expanding  the  func-
   tions of the chief administrator of the courts to include the compila-
   tion  of  certain  data  with  respect to ethnicity, race, disability,
   veteran status, gender, gender identity,  and  sexual  orientation  by
   specific  jurisdiction and submit an annual report of his or her find-
   ings
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  212  of the judiciary law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (y) to read as follows:
   (Y) COLLECT, COMPILE, AND PUBLISH  STATISTICS  AND  OTHER  DEMOGRAPHIC
 DATA  PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH AND
 SUBMIT ANNUALLY, ON OR BEFORE THE FIFTEENTH DAY OF MARCH, TO THE  LEGIS-
 LATURE AND THE GOVERNOR A REPORT OF HIS OR HER FINDINGS.
   (I) THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR SHALL ANNUALLY REQUEST THAT EACH JUDGE AND
 JUSTICE OF THE STATE-PAID COURTS OF THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM DISCLOSE TO
 THE  OFFICE  OF  COURT  ADMINISTRATION  INFORMATION  AS  TO  HIS  OR HER
 RACE/ETHNICITY,  SEX,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER  IDENTITY,   VETERAN
 STATUS,  AND  DISABILITY STATUS. COMPLIANCE WITH THIS REQUEST BY A JUDGE
 OR JUSTICE SHALL BE ENTIRELY VOLUNTARY; AND ANY INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO
 THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION MAY ONLY BE RELEASED PUBLICLY IN  THE
 FORM  OF AGGREGATED STATISTICAL DATA THAT DOES NOT IDENTIFY A JUSTICE OR
 JUDGE.
   (II) THE REPORT REQUIRED BY  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  INCLUDE  SEPARATE
 CHARTS SHOWING THE RACE/ETHNICITY, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDEN-
 TITY, DISABILITY STATUS AND VETERAN STATUS OF:
   (A)    ALL RESPONDING JUDGES AND JUSTICES OF THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM,
 INCLUDING SUB-CHARTS  FOR  ALL  ELECTED  JUDGES  AND  JUSTICES  AND  ALL
 APPOINTED JUDGES AND JUSTICES BY APPOINTING AUTHORITY;
   (B) ALL RESPONDING JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS;
   (C)  ALL RESPONDING JUSTICES OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION, INCLUDING SUB-
 CHARTS FOR APPELLATE DIVISION JUSTICES IN EACH APPELLATE DEPARTMENT;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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