senate Bill S4402B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "Gender Recognition Act"; and repealing subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law relating to driver's licenses; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.560
substituted for a5465d
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 amended on third reading 4402b
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 4402a
Mar 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2021 1st report cal.515
Feb 04, 2021 referred to codes

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S4402 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5465
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; amd §§490 & 502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10260
2019-2020: S56, A3457

S4402 - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions relating to driver's licenses.

S4402 - Sponsor Memo

S4402 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4402
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, JACKSON, RAMOS, RIVERA,
   SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
   to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and  traffic  law  and
   the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
   Act";  and  to  repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
   traffic law relating to driver's licenses
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Gender Recognition Act".
   § 2.  Section 63 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 253 of
 the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   § 63. Order. If the court to which the petition is presented is satis-
 fied thereby, or by the affidavit and certificate  presented  therewith,
 that  the petition is true, and that there is no reasonable objection to
 the change of name proposed, and if the petition be to change  the  name
 of  an  infant,  that  the interests of the infant will be substantially
 promoted by the change, the court shall make an  order  authorizing  the
 petitioner  to  assume the name proposed. The order shall further recite
 the date and place of birth of the applicant and, if the  applicant  was
 born  in the state of New York, such order shall set forth the number of
 [his] THE APPLICANT'S birth certificate or that no birth certificate  is
 available.  The  order shall be directed to be entered and the papers on
 which it was granted to be filed [prior to the  publication  hereinafter
 directed]  in  the  clerk's office of the county in which the petitioner
 resides if [he be] THEY ARE an individual, or in the office of the clerk
 of the civil court of the city of New York if the order be made by  that
 court.    [Such  order shall also direct the publication, at least once,
 within sixty days after the making of the order, in a designated newspa-
 per in the county in which the order is directed to be  entered  and  if

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S4402A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5465
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; amd §§490 & 502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10260
2019-2020: S56, A3457

S4402A - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions relating to driver's licenses.

S4402A - Sponsor Memo

S4402A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4402--A
     Cal. No. 515
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   Sens.   HOYLMAN,  BAILEY,  BENJAMIN,  BIAGGI,  COONEY,
   GOUNARDES, JACKSON, PARKER, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA --  read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Codes -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered
   to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and  traffic  law  and
   the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
   Act";  and  to  repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
   traffic law relating to driver's licenses
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Gender Recognition Act".
   § 2. Section 62 of the civil rights law is amended by adding  two  new
 subdivisions 3 and 4 to read as follows:
   3. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE
 COURT  SHALL  NOT REQUIRE ANY OTHER PRE-HEARING NOTICE.  THE COURT SHALL
 NOT CONDITION THE ENTRY OF AN ORDER ON NOTICE TO ANY OTHER PARTY  OR  TO
 ANY  CITY, STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY EXCEPT BY WRITTEN ORDER DETAILING THE
 COURT'S REASONING FOR REQUIRING SUCH NOTICE AND SHOWING CAUSE  WHY  SUCH
 NOTICE  SHOULD BE SERVED. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COURT REQUIRE
 NOTICE TO UNITED STATES  IMMIGRATION  AND  CUSTOMS  ENFORCEMENT,  UNITED
 STATES  CUSTOMS  AND  BORDER  PROTECTION,  UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND
 IMMIGRATION SERVICES, OR ANY SUCCESSOR AGENCIES, OR ANY AGENCIES  HAVING
 SIMILAR DUTIES.
   4. THE COURT SHALL NOT REQUEST OR REQUIRE CONSENT FROM ANY PARTY OTHER
 THAN  THE  PETITIONER,  OR IN THE CASE OF A PETITIONER WHO DOES NOT HAVE
 CAPACITY TO CONSENT, THEIR  LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE,  AS  A  CONDITION  OF
 GRANTING  THE  NAME  CHANGE  OR  OBTAINING  CERTIFIED COPIES OF THE NAME
 CHANGE ORDER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S4402B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5465
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; amd §§490 & 502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10260
2019-2020: S56, A3457

S4402B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions relating to driver's licenses.

S4402B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4402B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4402--B
     Cal. No. 515
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, COONEY, GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES,  JACKSON, PARKER, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on Codes -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
   ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
   -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and traffic law and
   the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
   Act"; and to repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and
   traffic law relating to driver's licenses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "Gender Recognition Act".
   §  2.  Section 62 of the civil rights law is amended by adding two new
 subdivisions 3 and 4 to read as follows:
   3. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE
 COURT SHALL NOT REQUIRE ANY OTHER PRE-HEARING NOTICE.   THE COURT  SHALL
 NOT  CONDITION  THE ENTRY OF AN ORDER ON NOTICE TO ANY OTHER PARTY OR TO
 ANY CITY, STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY EXCEPT BY WRITTEN ORDER DETAILING  THE
 COURT'S  REASONING  FOR REQUIRING SUCH NOTICE AND SHOWING CAUSE WHY SUCH
 NOTICE SHOULD BE SERVED. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COURT  REQUIRE
 NOTICE  TO  UNITED  STATES  IMMIGRATION  AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, UNITED
 STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER  PROTECTION,  UNITED  STATES  CITIZENSHIP  AND
 IMMIGRATION  SERVICES, OR ANY SUCCESSOR AGENCIES, OR ANY AGENCIES HAVING
 SIMILAR DUTIES.
   4. THE COURT SHALL NOT REQUEST OR REQUIRE CONSENT FROM ANY PARTY OTHER
 THAN THE PETITIONER, OR IN THE CASE OF A PETITIONER WHO  DOES  NOT  HAVE
 CAPACITY  TO  CONSENT,  THEIR  LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE,  AS A CONDITION OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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