senate Bill S8417B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits discrimination based on status as a victim of domestic violence

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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
May 13, 2022 signed chap.202
delivered to governor
May 04, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.91
substituted for a9601b
Apr 26, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.757
reported and committed to rules
Apr 04, 2022 print number 8417b
Apr 04, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Mar 29, 2022 print number 8417a
Mar 29, 2022 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Feb 28, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 25, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S8417B
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2022

Apr 25, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8417B
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8417 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9601
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§296, 296-a & 296-c, Exec L

S8417 - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on status as a victim of domestic violence.

S8417 - Sponsor Memo

S8417 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8417
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting  discrimi-
   nation based on status as a victim or survivor of domestic violence
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  296  of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and
 (d)  as  amended  by  chapter  8  of  the laws of 2019, paragraph (h) as
 amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, paragraph (a) as  separately
 amended  by  chapter  176  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
   (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
 age,  race,  creed,  color,  national origin, sexual orientation, gender
 identity or expression, military status, sex,  disability,  predisposing
 genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or status as a
 victim  OR SURVIVOR of domestic violence, to refuse to hire or employ or
 to bar or to discharge from employment such individual or  to  discrimi-
 nate  against such individual in compensation or in terms, conditions or
 privileges of employment.
   (b) For an employment agency to discriminate  against  any  individual
 because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
 gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predis-
 posing genetic characteristics, familial status, [or] marital status, OR
 STATUS AS A VICTIM OR SURVIVOR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, in receiving, clas-
 sifying,  disposing  or  otherwise  acting  upon  applications  for  its
 services or in referring an applicant or applicants to  an  employer  or
 employers.
   (c)  For a labor organization, because of the age, race, creed, color,
 national origin, sexual  orientation,  gender  identity  or  expression,
 military  status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics,
 familial status, [or] marital status, OR STATUS AS A VICTIM OR  SURVIVOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S8417A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9601
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§296, 296-a & 296-c, Exec L

S8417A - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on status as a victim of domestic violence.

S8417A - Sponsor Memo

S8417A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8417--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting discrimi-
   nation based on status as a victim or survivor of domestic violence
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  34  of  section 292 of the executive law, as
 added by chapter 176 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   34. The term "victim OR SURVIVOR of domestic violence" shall have  the
 same  meaning as is ascribed to [such] THE term [by] "VICTIM OF DOMESTIC
 VIOLENCE" DEFINED IN section four hundred  fifty-nine-a  of  the  social
 services law.
   §  2. Subdivision 1 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by
 chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, paragraphs (a), (b),  (c)  and  (d)  as
 amended  by  chapter  8 of the laws of 2019, paragraph (h) as amended by
 chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, paragraph (a) as separately amended  by
 chapter 176 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
   (a)  For  an  employer or licensing agency, because of an individual's
 age, race, creed, color, national  origin,  sexual  orientation,  gender
 identity  or  expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing
 genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or status as a
 victim OR SURVIVOR of domestic violence, to refuse to hire or employ  or
 to  bar  or to discharge from employment such individual or to discrimi-
 nate against such individual in compensation or in terms, conditions  or
 privileges of employment.
   (b)  For  an  employment agency to discriminate against any individual
 because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
 gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predis-
 posing genetic characteristics, familial status, [or] marital status, OR
 STATUS AS A VICTIM OR SURVIVOR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, in receiving, clas-
 sifying,  disposing  or  otherwise  acting  upon  applications  for  its
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S8417B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9601
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§296, 296-a & 296-c, Exec L

S8417B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on status as a victim of domestic violence.

S8417B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8417B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8417--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting  discrimi-
   nation based on status as a victim of domestic violence
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  296  of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended by chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and
 (d)  as  amended  by  chapter  8  of  the laws of 2019, paragraph (h) as
 amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, paragraph (a) as  separately
 amended  by  chapter  176  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
   (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
 age,  race,  creed,  color,  national origin, sexual orientation, gender
 identity or expression, military status, sex,  disability,  predisposing
 genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or status as a
 victim of domestic violence, to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or to
 discharge  from  employment  such  individual or to discriminate against
 such individual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of
 employment.
   (b) For an employment agency to discriminate  against  any  individual
 because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
 gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predis-
 posing genetic characteristics, familial status, [or] marital status, OR
 STATUS  AS  A  VICTIM  OF  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, in receiving, classifying,
 disposing or otherwise acting upon applications for its services  or  in
 referring an applicant or applicants to an employer or employers.
   (c)  For a labor organization, because of the age, race, creed, color,
 national origin, sexual  orientation,  gender  identity  or  expression,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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