assembly Bill A5913A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.88
substituted for s123a
Mar 30, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 10, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.471
Mar 08, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Dec 08, 2021 print number 5913a
Dec 08, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Mar 02, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A5913 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S123
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9549, S7201

A5913 - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

A5913 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5913
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a state-
   wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
   ing of diversity
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 294-a
 to read as follows:
   § 294-A. STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE,  INCLUSION,  TOLERANCE
 AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
 MENT  A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE ACCEPT-
 ANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF  PEOPLE
 OF  THIS  STATE,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY BASED ON RELI-
 GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
 ITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE  DEVELOP-
 MENT  AND  IMPLEMENTATION  OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION SHALL ADOPT AS
 ITS PURPOSE, THE COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND  DISCRIMINATION  IN  ALL
 THEIR  FORMS  AND  THE  PREVENTION  OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION,
 RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL  ORIGIN,  AGE,  DISABILITY,
 SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
   2.  IN  ORDER  TO  EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THE CAMPAIGN THE DIVISION
 SHALL:
   A. COORDINATE AND COOPERATE WITH  PUBLIC  AND  PRIVATE  ORGANIZATIONS,
 INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, COMMUNITY GROUPS,
 SCHOOL DISTRICTS, CHURCHES, CHARITABLE  ORGANIZATIONS,  FOUNDATIONS  AND
 OTHER RELEVANT GROUPS;
   B.  DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS TO BE DISTRIBUTED IN PRINTED FORM,
 SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS OR OTHER MEANS DETERMINED TO BE THE  MOST  EFFEC-
 TIVE AT REACHING THE PUBLIC IN A COST EFFECTIVE MANNER;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01920-01-1

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A5913A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S123
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §294-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9549, S7201

A5913A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understanding of diversity.

A5913A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5913--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Governmental  Operations  --  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  state-
   wide campaign for the acceptance, inclusion, tolerance and understand-
   ing of diversity
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  294-a
 to read as follows:
   §  294-A.  STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE, INCLUSION, TOLERANCE
 AND UNDERSTANDING OF DIVERSITY. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLE-
 MENT A STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE THE  ACCEPT-
 ANCE,  INCLUSION, TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIVERSITY OF PEOPLE
 OF THIS STATE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIVERSITY  BASED  ON  RELI-
 GION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABIL-
 ITY,  SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION. IN THE DEVELOP-
 MENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH CAMPAIGN, THE DIVISION  SHALL  ADOPT  AS
 ITS  PURPOSE,  THE  COMBATTING OF BIAS, HATRED AND DISCRIMINATION IN ALL
 THEIR FORMS AND THE PREVENTION  OF  DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON  RELIGION,
 RACE,  COLOR,  CREED,  SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY,
 SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
   2. IN ORDER TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF  THE  CAMPAIGN  THE  DIVISION
 SHALL:
   A.  COORDINATE  AND  COOPERATE  WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS,
 INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  LOCAL  GOVERNMENTS,  COMMUNITY  GROUPS,
 SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  CHURCHES,  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS, FOUNDATIONS AND
 OTHER RELEVANT GROUPS;
   B. DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE
 DIVISION, SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS OR OTHER MEANS  DETERMINED  TO  BE  THE
 MOST EFFECTIVE AT REACHING THE PUBLIC IN A COST EFFECTIVE MANNER;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01920-02-1