senate Bill S6886

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing that there is no exemption from the requirement of nondiscrimination in advertisements and inquiries for the rental of an apartment or room

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.300
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.239
substituted for a7386
Jun 02, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1409
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

S6886 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7386
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L

S6886 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that there is no exemption from the requirement of nondiscrimination in advertisements and inquiries for the rental of an apartment in an owner-occupied two-unit dwelling, or for the rental of rooms in an owner-occupied dwelling, and that engaging in discriminatory advertising or inquiries will cause the property to no longer be exempt from full coverage by the nondiscrimination provisions of the human rights law.

S6886 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6886 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6886
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. LIU -- (at request of the Division of Human Rights)
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to providing  that  there
   is  no  exemption  from the requirement of nondiscrimination in adver-
   tisements and inquiries for the rental of an apartment in an owner-oc-
   cupied two-unit dwelling, or for the rental of rooms in an owner-occu-
   pied dwelling, and that  engaging  in  discriminatory  advertising  or
   inquiries  will  cause  the  property to no longer be exempt from full
   coverage by the nondiscrimination provisions 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.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 of section 296 of the exec-
 utive law, as amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 2019 and subparagraphs
 1,  2, and 3 as amended by section 4 of part T of chapter 56 of the laws
 of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) It shall be an unlawful discriminatory  practice  for  the  owner,
 lessee,  sub-lessee,  assignee,  or  managing  agent of, or other person
 having the right  to  sell,  rent  or  lease  a  housing  accommodation,
 constructed or to be constructed, or any agent or employee thereof:
   (1) To refuse to sell, rent, lease or otherwise to deny to or withhold
 from any person or group of persons such a housing accommodation because
 of  the  race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
 identity or expression, military status, sex, age,  disability,  marital
 status,  lawful  source  of  income or familial status of such person or
 persons, or to represent that any housing accommodation or land  is  not
 available  for  inspection,  sale, rental or lease when in fact it is so
 available.
   (2) To discriminate against any person because of race, creed,  color,
 national  origin,  sexual  orientation,  gender  identity or expression,
 military status, sex, age, disability, marital status, lawful source  of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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