assembly Bill A887A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2021 print number 887a
Apr 12, 2021 amend and recommit to economic development
Jan 06, 2021 referred to economic development

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A887 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S244
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6834, S5955
2019-2020: A357, S2683

A887 - Summary

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.

A887 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    887
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, HUNTER, GALEF, J. M. GIGLIO, RICHARDSON,
   DE LA ROSA, McDONOUGH,  SIMON,  QUART,  GOTTFRIED,  BICHOTTE,  ABBATE,
   OTIS,  J. RIVERA, FAHY, WEPRIN, NIOU -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   COOK, JEAN-PIERRE, MORINELLO, WALSH -- read once and referred  to  the
   Committee on Economic Development
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick-
   ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 205 to read as follows:
   § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
 RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM.  A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING
 FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER  ESTAB-
 LISHMENT  THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT
 INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
 ANY  STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN
 A BUILDING THAT HAS FIVE OR LESS ROOMS FOR RENT  OR  HIRE  AND  THAT  IS
 ACTUALLY  OCCUPIED  AS  A RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISH-
 MENT.
   B. EVERY LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO  ARE  LIKELY
 TO  INTERACT  OR  COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAF-
 FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI-
 TION OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-THREE-AA  OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM SHALL
 BE ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE  SERVICES
 AND  THE  OFFICE  OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION
 WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE
 TRAINING PROGRAM MAY BE DEVELOPED BY A  FEDERAL,  STATE,  OR  NON-PROFIT
 ORGANIZATION,  AND MAY BE INCORPORATED AS PART OF THE LODGING FACILITY'S
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A887A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S244
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6834, S5955
2019-2020: A357, S2683

A887A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to human trafficking awareness and training; requires employees of lodging facilities to have training in the recognition of a human trafficking victim; requires the division of criminal justice services, the office of temporary and disability assistance and the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking to approve a human trafficking recognition training program.

A887A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  887--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, HUNTER, GALEF, J. M. GIGLIO, RICHARDSON,
   DE LA ROSA, McDONOUGH,  SIMON,  QUART,  GOTTFRIED,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN,
   ABBATE,  OTIS,  J. RIVERA, FAHY, WEPRIN, NIOU -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. COOK, JEAN-PIERRE, MORINELLO, WALSH -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Economic Development -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to human traffick-
   ing awareness and training for certain lodging facility employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 205 to read as follows:
   § 205. HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND TRAINING. 1.  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
 RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM.  A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LODGING
 FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL, MOTOR COURT OR OTHER  ESTAB-
 LISHMENT  THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT
 INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS A DWELLING UNIT FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
 ANY  STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN
 A BUILDING THAT HAS FIVE OR LESS ROOMS FOR RENT  OR  HIRE  AND  THAT  IS
 ACTUALLY  OCCUPIED  AS  A RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISH-
 MENT.
   B. EVERY LODGING FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES WHO  ARE  LIKELY
 TO  INTERACT  OR  COME INTO CONTACT WITH GUESTS TO UNDERGO A HUMAN TRAF-
 FICKING RECOGNITION TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE RECOGNI-
 TION OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-THREE-AA  OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM SHALL
 BE ESTABLISHED OR APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE  SERVICES
 AND  THE  OFFICE  OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION
 WITH THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets