senate Bill S244A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 20, 2022 signed chap.393
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
May 17, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.174
substituted for a887c
May 16, 2022 referred to economic development
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 10, 2022 amended on third reading 244b
May 10, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 15, 2022 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 19, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 18, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 12, 2022 1st report cal.129
Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 11, 2021 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 244a
Mar 02, 2021 1st report cal.485
Jan 06, 2021 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 12, 2022 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S244A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 12, 2022

Mar 2, 2021 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S244
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 2, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S244 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5955
2019-2020: S2683

S244 - Summary

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.

S244 - Sponsor Memo

S244 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    244
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. MAYER, BIAGGI, BROOKS, JACKSON, LIU, MYRIE -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Consumer Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick-
   ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 205 to read as follows:
   § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
 RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM.  A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING
 FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER  ESTAB-
 LISHMENT  THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT
 INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
 ANY  STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN
 A BUILDING THAT HAS FIVE OR LESS ROOMS FOR RENT  OR  HIRE  AND  THAT  IS
 ACTUALLY  OCCUPIED  AS  A RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISH-
 MENT.
   B. EVERY LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO  ARE  LIKELY
 TO  INTERACT  OR  COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAF-
 FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI-
 TION OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-THREE-AA  OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM SHALL
 BE ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE  SERVICES
 AND  THE  OFFICE  OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION
 WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE
 TRAINING PROGRAM MAY BE DEVELOPED BY A  FEDERAL,  STATE,  OR  NON-PROFIT
 ORGANIZATION,  AND MAY BE INCORPORATED AS PART OF THE LODGING FACILITY'S
 EXISTING TRAINING PROGRAMS  OR  MAY  BE  PROVIDED  BY  ORGANIZATIONS  OR
 PROVIDERS  IDENTIFIED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S244A - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5955
2019-2020: S2683

S244A - Summary

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.

S244A - Sponsor Memo

S244A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  244--A
     Cal. No. 485
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  BIAGGI,  BROOKS, GOUNARDES, JACKSON, LIU,
   MYRIE -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to the Committee on Consumer Protection -- reported favora-
   bly from said committee, ordered to first  report,  amended  on  first
   report,  ordered  to  a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining
   its place in the order of second report
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick-
   ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 205 to read as follows:
   § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
 RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM.  A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING
 FACILITY"  SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER ESTAB-
 LISHMENT THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL  NOT
 INCLUDE  AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES OF
 ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED  WITHIN
 A  BUILDING  THAT  HAS  FIVE  OR LESS ROOMS FOR RENT OR HIRE AND THAT IS
 ACTUALLY OCCUPIED AS A RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR  OF  SUCH  ESTABLISH-
 MENT.
   B.  EVERY  LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE LIKELY
 TO INTERACT OR COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO  A  HUMAN  TRAF-
 FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI-
 TION  OF  A  HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM AS DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-THREE-AA OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM  SHALL
 BE  ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES
 AND THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  IN  CONSULTATION
 WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE
 TRAINING  PROGRAM  MAY  BE  DEVELOPED BY A FEDERAL, STATE, OR NON-PROFIT
 

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S244B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5955
2019-2020: S2683

S244B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.

S244B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S244B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  244--B
     Cal. No. 129
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  BIAGGI,  BROOKS, GOUNARDES, JACKSON, LIU,
   MYRIE -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to the Committee on Consumer Protection -- reported favora-
   bly from said committee, ordered to first  report,  amended  on  first
   report,  ordered  to  a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining
   its place in the order of second report -- recommitted to the  Commit-
   tee on Consumer Protection in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
   the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick-
   ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 205 to read as follows:
   § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
 RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM.  A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING
 FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER  ESTAB-
 LISHMENT  THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT
 INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
 ANY  STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN
 A BUILDING THAT HAS FIVE OR LESS ROOMS FOR RENT  OR  HIRE  AND  THAT  IS
 ACTUALLY  OCCUPIED  AS  A RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISH-
 MENT.
   B. EVERY LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO  ARE  LIKELY
 TO  INTERACT  OR  COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAF-
 FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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