Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 15, 2021||
enacting clause stricken
|Feb 19, 2021||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A5567
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Carmen De La Rosa
2021-A5567 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A5567 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5567 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PICHARDO, EPSTEIN, DE LA ROSA, SAYEGH, SEAWRIGHT, QUART, TAYLOR, CRUZ, REYES, DICKENS, DeSTEFANO, HYNDMAN, RICHARDSON, LAVINE, RAMOS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Govern- mental Operations AN ACT relating to establishing a joint legislative committee on racial equity in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. a. There is hereby created the joint legislative committee on racial equity in New York state. The committee shall provide a racial equity impact assessment on all legislation that is favorably reported from both houses of the legislature. The committee shall solicit input from members of the public, especially those individuals with expertise related to racial equity issues, to aid the committee in its work. b. The committee shall consist of the majority leaders and minority leaders from both houses of the legislature, ten members appointed by the temporary president of the senate and ten members appointed by the speaker of the assembly who are representative of the racial diversity that exists in New York state. Any vacancies occurring among the members of the committee shall be filled in the manner of the original appoint- ment. c. The committee shall (1) prepare a racial equity impact assessment on all legislation that is reported favorably to both houses of the legislature to minimize unanticipated adverse consequences by utilizing resources that have a: (i) history of expertise and positive outcomes in racial equity; and (ii) a deep understanding of ameliorating disproportionate outcomes and unintended costs; (2) hold a hearing on any matter relating to the functions of the committee; (3) identify state policies and actions that, in conjunction with public and private partners and in support of racial equity, can work to achieve conditions of such; (4) review and make recommendations to align state statutes, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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