|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 27, 2021||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S3067
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3067 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3067 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3067 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act relating to establishing a joint legislative committee on racial equity in New York state PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to provide a joint racial equity impact assessment on all legislation that is favorable to New York state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section I a. There is hereby created the joint legislative committee on racial equity in the 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 solic- it input from members of the public, especially those individuals with expertise related to racial equity issues, to aid the committee in its
S3067 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3067 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SEPULVEDA, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi- gations and Government 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, regulations, programs, services and budgetary priorities; (5) search for EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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