assembly Bill A8818

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes gender equality in the social and economic equity plan of the New York state cannabis control board

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Jan 12, 2022 referred to economic development

A8818 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7517
Law Section:
Cannabis Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Cannabis L

A8818 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals in the social and economic equity plan of the New York state cannabis control board relating to the awarding of adult-use cannabis licenses.

A8818 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8818
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Economic Development
 
 AN ACT to amend the cannabis law, in relation to including gender equal-
   ity in the social and economic equity  plan  of  the  New  York  state
   cannabis control board
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraphs (e) and (f) of subdivision 2 of  section  87  of
 the cannabis law are amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as
 follows:
   (e)  distressed  farmers,  as  defined  in  subdivision  five  of this
 section; [and]
   (f) service-disabled veterans[.]; AND
   (G) TRANSGENDER, GENDER NON-CONFORMING AND NON-BINARY INDIVIDUALS.
   § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 87 of the cannabis  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
   (H)  "TRANSGENDER,  GENDER  NON-CONFORMING AND NON-BINARY INDIVIDUALS"
 SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO HAS A GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION  DIFFERENT
 FROM THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT INDIVIDUAL AT BIRTH.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 A                                                          LBD13585-03-1