assembly Bill A9418A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity fund

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S8884 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 26, 2022 approval memo.9
signed chap.232
delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.562
substituted for a9418a
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by s8884a
rules report cal.562
reported
May 31, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2022 reference changed to ways and means
May 05, 2022 print number 9418a
May 05, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to health
Mar 07, 2022 referred to health

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A9418 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8884
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 2-F §244, Pub Health L; add §95-k, St Fin L

A9418 - Summary

Establishes the transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity program; establishes a fund for such program.

A9418 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9418
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
   relation  to enacting the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-bi-
   nary (TGNB) wellness and equity  fund;  and  making  an  appropriation
   therefor
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and
 equity fund act".
   §  2.  Title  2-F  of article 2 of the public health law is amended by
 adding a new section 244 to read as follows:
   § 244. TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "GENDER EXPANSIVE" SHALL MEAN A  TRANSGENDER,  GENDER  NON-BINARY,
 GENDER NON-CONFORMING AND INTERSEX INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE A GENDER IDENTI-
 TY  OR  EXPRESSION THAT IS DIFFERENT FROM THE SEX ASSIGNED TO SUCH INDI-
 VIDUAL AT BIRTH.
   (B) "INTERSEX" SHALL MEAN A BIOLOGICAL VARIATION IN WHICH AN  INDIVID-
 UAL  IS BORN WITH A REPRODUCTIVE OR SEXUAL ANATOMY THAT DOES NOT FIT THE
 TYPICAL DEFINITIONS OF FEMALE OR MALE.
   2. THE DEPARTMENT IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED,  EMPOWERED  AND  MANDATED  TO
 ESTABLISH  AND  OPERATE A TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELL-
 NESS AND EQUITY PROGRAM AS AUTHORIZED PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH
 PROGRAM  SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
 THIS SECTION.
   3. THE TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO:
   (A)  INCREASE  THE CAPACITY OF GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS WORKING AT THE
 LOCAL LEVEL THUS ENSURING NEW YORK STATE INVESTS IN  ORGANIZATIONS  THAT
 ARE LED BY GENDER EXPANSIVE INDIVIDUALS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14576-05-2

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A9418A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8884
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 2-F §244, Pub Health L; add §95-k, St Fin L

A9418A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity program; establishes a fund for such program.

A9418A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9418--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ, FERNANDEZ, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, HEVESI, REYES,
   QUART -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
   relation  to enacting the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-bi-
   nary (TGNB) wellness and equity fund
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and
 equity fund act".
   § 2. Title 2-F of article 2 of the public health  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new section 244 to read as follows:
   §  244.  TRANSGENDER  AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELLNESS AND EQUITY
 PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE  THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "GENDER  EXPANSIVE"  SHALL MEAN A TRANSGENDER, GENDER NON-BINARY,
 GENDER NON-CONFORMING OR INTERSEX INDIVIDUALS, HAVING A GENDER  IDENTITY
 OR EXPRESSION THAT IS DIFFERENT FROM THE SEX ASSIGNED TO SUCH INDIVIDUAL
 AT BIRTH.
   (B)  "INTERSEX" SHALL MEAN A BIOLOGICAL VARIATION IN WHICH AN INDIVID-
 UAL IS BORN WITH A REPRODUCTIVE OR SEXUAL ANATOMY THAT DOES NOT FIT  THE
 TYPICAL DEFINITIONS OF FEMALE OR MALE.
   2.  THE  DEPARTMENT,  THROUGH  THE AIDS INSTITUTE, SHALL ESTABLISH AND
 OPERATE A TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM  AS  AUTHORIZED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE
 ESTABLISHED WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   3. THE TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO:
   (A)  INCREASE  THE CAPACITY OF GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS WORKING AT THE
 LOCAL LEVEL AND ENSURE NEW YORK STATE INVESTS IN  ORGANIZATIONS  SERVING
 GENDER EXPANSIVE INDIVIDUALS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14576-06-2