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|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to consumer protection
|Feb 18, 2021||
referred to consumer protection
Senate Bill S4927
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4927 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4927 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires employees of gaming facilities to undergo human-trafficking recognition training which shall address the nature of human trafficking, how human trafficking is defined in law, how to identify victims of human trafficking, relief and recovery options for survivors, and social and legal services available to victims.
2021-S4927 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4927 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to employee human trafficking recognition training in gaming facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would necessitate that all casino employees would be required to complete a human-trafficking recognition training program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the general business law to include that any estab- lishment that constitutes a gaming facility must require all employees to undergo a human-trafficking recognition training program 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. This section speci-
2021-S4927 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4927 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 18, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 employee human trafficking recognition training in gaming facilities 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 210 to read as follows: § 210. HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING. 1. HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM. A. ANY ESTABLISHMENT THAT CONSTITUTES A GAMING FACILITY AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION THIR- TEEN HUNDRED ONE OF THE RACING, PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW, SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM WHICH 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. HOWEVER, FOR CLASS III GAMING ESTABLISH- MENTS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE INDIAN GAMING REGULATORY ACT, 25 U.S.C. § 2701, ET SEQ., THE GAMING COMMISSION SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE, UPON REQUEST, SUCH HUMAN-TRAFFICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM. B. THE TRAINING PROGRAM MAY BE DEVELOPED BY A FEDERAL, STATE, OR NON- PROFIT ORGANIZATION, AND MAY BE INCORPORATED AS PART OF THE GAMING FACILITY'S EXISTING TRAINING PROGRAMS OR MAY BE PROVIDED BY ORGANIZA- TIONS OR PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES OR THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE, PROVIDED THAT THE TRAINING INCLUDES ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION. ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED TRAINING PROGRAMS MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH METHODS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMIT- ED TO, IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION, ELECTRONIC AND VIDEO COMMUNICATION, OR ONLINE PROGRAMS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06456-01-1
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