assembly Bill A1851A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting discrimination against a person based upon weight

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2022 print number 1851a
Mar 04, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Jan 11, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A1851 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8462
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8689
2019-2020: A735

A1851 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting discrimination against a person based upon weight; excepts where deviation may pose a threat to the individual, other patrons, or the general public.

A1851 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1851
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting  discrimi-
   nation against a person based upon weight
 
   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  296-e
 to read as follows:
   §  296-E.  UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO THE WEIGHT OF
 AN INDIVIDUAL. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE:
   1. FOR AN EMPLOYER OR LICENSING AGENCY,  BECAUSE  OF  AN  INDIVIDUAL'S
 WEIGHT,  TO  REFUSE  TO  HIRE  OR  EMPLOY OR TO BAR OR TO DISCHARGE FROM
 EMPLOYMENT SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN
 COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT.
   2. FOR AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO  DISCRIMINATE  AGAINST  ANY  INDIVIDUAL
 BECAUSE  OF  WEIGHT  IN  RECEIVING,  CLASSIFYING, DISPOSING OR OTHERWISE
 ACTING UPON APPLICATIONS FOR ITS SERVICES OR IN REFERRING  AN  APPLICANT
 OR APPLICANTS TO AN EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYERS.
   3.  FOR A LABOR ORGANIZATION, BECAUSE OF THE WEIGHT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL,
 TO EXCLUDE OR TO  EXPEL  FROM  ITS  MEMBERSHIP  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  OR  TO
 DISCRIMINATE  IN  ANY  WAY  AGAINST  ANY  OF  ITS MEMBERS OR AGAINST ANY
 EMPLOYER OR ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER.
   4. FOR ANY EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYMENT AGENCY  TO  PRINT  OR  CIRCULATE  OR
 CAUSE TO BE PRINTED OR CIRCULATED ANY STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR PUBLI-
 CATION,  OR TO USE ANY FORM OF APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT OR TO MAKE ANY
 INQUIRY IN  CONNECTION  WITH  PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYMENT,  WHICH  EXPRESSES
 DIRECTLY  OR INDIRECTLY, ANY LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION OR DISCRIMINATION
 AS TO WEIGHT, OR ANY INTENT TO MAKE ANY SUCH  LIMITATION,  SPECIFICATION
 OR DISCRIMINATION, UNLESS BASED UPON A BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICA-
 TION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00682-01-1

A1851A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8462
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8689
2019-2020: A735

A1851A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting discrimination against a person based upon weight; excepts where deviation may pose a threat to the individual, other patrons, or the general public.

A1851A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1851--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to  the  Committee
   on  Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting discrimi-
   nation against a person based upon weight
 
   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 296-e
 to read as follows:
   § 296-E. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO THE  WEIGHT  OF
 AN INDIVIDUAL. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE:
   1.  FOR  AN  EMPLOYER  OR LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S
 WEIGHT, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR  TO  BAR  OR  TO  DISCHARGE  FROM
 EMPLOYMENT SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN
 COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT.
   2.  FOR  AN  EMPLOYMENT  AGENCY TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY INDIVIDUAL
 BECAUSE OF WEIGHT IN  RECEIVING,  CLASSIFYING,  DISPOSING  OR  OTHERWISE
 ACTING  UPON  APPLICATIONS FOR ITS SERVICES OR IN REFERRING AN APPLICANT
 OR APPLICANTS TO AN EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYERS.
   3. FOR A LABOR ORGANIZATION, BECAUSE OF THE WEIGHT OF ANY  INDIVIDUAL,
 TO  EXCLUDE  OR  TO  EXPEL  FROM  ITS  MEMBERSHIP  SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO
 DISCRIMINATE IN ANY WAY AGAINST  ANY  OF  ITS  MEMBERS  OR  AGAINST  ANY
 EMPLOYER OR ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER.
   4.  FOR  ANY  EMPLOYER  OR  EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO PRINT OR CIRCULATE OR
 CAUSE TO BE PRINTED OR CIRCULATED ANY STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR PUBLI-
 CATION, OR TO USE ANY FORM OF APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT OR TO MAKE  ANY
 INQUIRY  IN  CONNECTION  WITH  PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYMENT,  WHICH EXPRESSES
 DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION OR  DISCRIMINATION
 AS  TO  WEIGHT, OR ANY INTENT TO MAKE ANY SUCH LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00682-02-2