Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 12, 2022||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A10652
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A10652 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- Public Buildings Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §145, Pub Bldg L
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2021-A10652 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to requiring gender neutral bathrooms in state-owned buildings; requires at least one gender neutral multiple-occupancy bathroom in state-owned buildings and, where practicable, in state-leased buildings that do not have a gender neutral single-occupancy bathroom; defines terms.
2021-A10652 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10652 I N A S S E M B L Y August 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Epstein) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to requiring gender neutral bathrooms in state-owned buildings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The section heading of section 145 of the public buildings law, as amended by chapter 14 of the laws of 2020, is amended, subdivi- sion 1 is amended by adding a new paragraph (e), and two new subdivi- sions 1-a and 3 are added to read as follows: Gender neutral [single-occupancy] bathrooms. (E) "MULTIPLE-OCCUPANCY BATHROOM" MEANS A ROOM OR SUITE OF ROOMS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE SINK AND AT LEAST TWO SANITARY FIXTURES, SUCH AS TOILETS OR URINALS, INTENDED FOR SIMULTANEOUS USE BY TWO OR MORE OCCU- PANTS. 1-A. ALL STATE-OWNED BUILDINGS AND, WHERE PRACTICABLE, STATE-LEASED BUILDINGS SHALL INCLUDE GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS. 3. WHEN A STATE AGENCY IS UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, SUCH STATE AGENCY SHALL ENSURE THAT THERE IS AT LEAST ONE GENDER NEUTRAL MULTIPLE-OCCUPANCY BATHROOM IN THE STATE-OWNED BUILDINGS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION AND, WHERE PRACTICABLE, IN THE STATE-LEASED BUILDINGS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16050-03-2
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