assembly Bill A2300C

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a hotline for housing discrimination complaints

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Current Bill Status Via S3437 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2021 signed chap.701
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.535
substituted for a2300c
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by s3437c
rules report cal.535
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2021 print number 2300c
Jun 02, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 19, 2021 reported referred to codes
May 13, 2021 print number 2300b
May 13, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 05, 2021 print number 2300a
Feb 05, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 14, 2021 referred to governmental operations

Votes

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Jun 2, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S3437B
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 11, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S3437A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

Co-Sponsors

A2300 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3437
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10122, S7073

A2300 - Summary

Establishes a dedicated telephone line for housing discrimination complaints.

A2300 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2300
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  a  toll-
   free  hotline for complainants of housing discrimination and providing
   for the discretionary revocation or suspension of an individual's real
   estate license upon a finding of unlawful housing discrimination
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17.  TO  ESTABLISH  A  TOLL-FREE  HOTLINE  TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WITH
 COMPLAINTS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION COUNSEL AND ASSISTANCE.  THE  DIVI-
 SION  SHALL  OPERATE  THIS  HOTLINE  DURING  REGULAR  BUSINESS HOURS AND
 DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOTLINE IN  ORDER  TO  ENSURE  PUBLIC
 KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE HOTLINE, INCLUDING HAVING EVERY OFFICE ENGAGED IN THE
 PRACTICE OF REAL  ESTATE  TRANSACTION  CONSPICUOUSLY  POST  THE  HOTLINE
 NUMBER IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF ITS OFFICE.
   §  2.  Section  297  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 11 to read as follows:
   11. IF, UPON ALL THE EVIDENCE AT A  HEARING  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION
 FOUR  OF THIS SECTION, THE DIVISION SHALL FIND THAT A REAL ESTATE BROKER
 OR SALESPERSON HAS ENGAGED IN ANY UNLAWFUL HOUSING DISCRIMINATION PURSU-
 ANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, THE DIVISION  MAY
 REVOKE  THE LICENSE OF SUCH REAL ESTATE BROKER OR SALESPERSON OR SUSPEND
 THE SAME, FOR SUCH A PERIOD AS THE DIVISION SHALL DEEM PROPER.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04930-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A2300A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3437
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10122, S7073

A2300A - Summary

Establishes a dedicated telephone line for housing discrimination complaints.

A2300A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2300--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, RAMOS -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a toll-
   free hotline for complainants of housing discrimination

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17.  TO  ESTABLISH  A  TOLL-FREE  HOTLINE  TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WITH
 COMPLAINTS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION COUNSEL AND ASSISTANCE.  THE  DIVI-
 SION  SHALL  OPERATE  THIS  HOTLINE  DURING  REGULAR  BUSINESS HOURS AND
 DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOTLINE IN  ORDER  TO  ENSURE  PUBLIC
 KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE HOTLINE, INCLUDING HAVING EVERY OFFICE ENGAGED IN THE
 PRACTICE OF REAL  ESTATE  TRANSACTION  CONSPICUOUSLY  POST  THE  HOTLINE
 NUMBER IN THE PUBLIC AREA OF ITS OFFICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04930-03-1


Co-Sponsors

A2300B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3437
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10122, S7073

A2300B - Summary

Establishes a dedicated telephone line for housing discrimination complaints.

A2300B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2300--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, RAMOS -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law  and  the  general  business  law,  in
   relation  to  establishing a dedicated telephone line for complainants
   of housing discrimination
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17.  TO  ESTABLISH A DEDICATED TELEPHONE LINE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO
 INDIVIDUALS WITH COMPLAINTS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION.  SUCH  ASSISTANCE
 SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DIRECTING INDIVIDUALS TO RESOURCES
 AVAILABLE  TO THE PUBLIC REGARDING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION.  THE DIVISION
 SHALL OPERATE SUCH DEDICATED  TELEPHONE  LINE  DURING  REGULAR  BUSINESS
 HOURS  AND SHALL POST THE TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR SUCH DEDICATED PHONE LINE
 ON THE WEBSITE OF THE DIVISION. THE COMMISSIONER  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED
 AND  DIRECTED  TO  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS TO EFFECTUATE THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  396-
 ddd to read as follows:
   § 396-DDD. DISPLAY OF THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEDICATED TELEPHONE
 LINE  IN REAL ESTATE BROKER OFFICES. THE DEDICATED TELEPHONE LINE ESTAB-
 LISHED IN SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  NINETY-FIVE  OF
 THE  EXECUTIVE  LAW  SHALL  BE  CONSPICUOUSLY DISPLAYED IN THE PRINCIPAL
 PLACE OF BUSINESS OF EACH REAL ESTATE BROKER OR CONSPICUOUSLY  DISPLAYED
 ON  SUCH  BROKER'S  INTERNET  WEBSITE AT ALL TIMES. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION THE TERM "REAL ESTATE BROKER" SHALL HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS
 SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FORTY OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A2300C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3437
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10122, S7073

A2300C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a dedicated telephone line for housing discrimination complaints.

A2300C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2300--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE,  RAMOS,  OTIS  -- read once and
   referred to the Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee
   --  reported  and  referred  to the Committee on Codes -- reported and
   referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  a  dedi-
   cated telephone line for complainants of housing discrimination
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17. TO ESTABLISH A DEDICATED TELEPHONE LINE TO PROVIDE  ASSISTANCE  TO
 INDIVIDUALS  WITH COMPLAINTS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION.  SUCH ASSISTANCE
 SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DIRECTING INDIVIDUALS TO RESOURCES
 AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC REGARDING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION.  THE  DIVISION
 SHALL  OPERATE  SUCH  DEDICATED  TELEPHONE  LINE DURING REGULAR BUSINESS
 HOURS AND SHALL POST THE TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR SUCH DEDICATED PHONE  LINE
 ON  THE  WEBSITE  OF THE DIVISION. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED
 AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  TO  EFFECTUATE  THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such effective date.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04930-08-1