senate Bill S6672

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires notification to the governing body of any violation of the sexual harassment policy of the municipality or alleged violation of the human rights law

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May 11, 2021 referred to local government

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add §65-b, Town L; add §3-314, Vil L; add §3-e, Gen City L; add §209-a, County L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7687

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notification within one business day to the governing body of a town, village, city or county of any violation of the sexual harassment policy of such municipality or alleged violation of the human rights law; provides that records maintained by the town, village, city or county and proceedings by such town, village, city or county based thereon regarding a claim submitted by a victim or a claimant shall be deemed confidential; makes related provisions.

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6672
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the town law, the village law, the general city law, and
   the county law, in relation to requiring immediate notification of any
   violation of the sexual  harassment  policy  of  the  municipality  or
   alleged violation of the human rights law
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The town law is amended by adding a  new  section  65-b  to
 read as follows:
   § 65-B. NOTIFICATION TO TOWN BOARD; VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT
 POLICY  OR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW. 1. NOTIFICATION OF
 ANY VIOLATION OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY ADOPTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
 SECTION TWO HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW OR ANY ALLEGED  VIOLATION  OF
 THE  HUMAN  RIGHTS LAW, WHICH RESULTED IN A FINDING OF WRONGDOING BY ANY
 TOWN EMPLOYEE OR ANY ALLEGED VIOLATION WHICH RESULTED IN  ANY  DISCIPLI-
 NARY  ACTION AGAINST ANY TOWN EMPLOYEE SHALL BE GIVEN TO EACH TOWN BOARD
 MEMBER WITHIN ONE BUSINESS DAY.
   2. RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE TOWN AND PROCEEDINGS BY  THE  TOWN  BASED
 THEREON  REGARDING  A CLAIM SUBMITTED BY A VICTIM OR A CLAIMANT SHALL BE
 DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL.
   3. ANY REPORT OR RECORD OBTAINED BY THE TOWN, THE  CONFIDENTIALITY  OF
 WHICH  IS  PROTECTED BY ANY OTHER LAW OR REGULATION, SHALL REMAIN CONFI-
 DENTIAL SUBJECT TO SUCH LAW OR REGULATION.
   4. IN THE EVENT THAT THE VIOLATION INVOLVES ACCUSATIONS OF  WRONGDOING
 BY  AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO  WOULD  OTHERWISE  RECEIVE  THE  NOTIFICATION AS
 REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION, THEN THE NOTIFICATION TO SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL
 BE WAIVED.
   § 2. The village law is amended by adding a new section 3-314 to  read
 as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03799-01-1

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