senate Bill S1480

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits an employer, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring that a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth or date of graduation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 12, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

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S1480 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7550
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7303

S1480 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits an employer, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring that a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth or date of graduation from an educational institution on an initial employment application or during an interview, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification or need.

S1480 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1480 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1480
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
   Government Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting an employ-
   er, licensing agency or employment agency from requesting or requiring
   that  a prospective employee disclose his or her age, date of birth or
   date of graduation from  an  educational  institution  on  an  initial
   employment application or during an interview, except in the case of a
   bona fide occupational qualification or need
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3-a of section 296  of  the  executive  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
   (A-1)  FOR  ANY  EMPLOYER,  LICENSING  AGENCY  OR EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO
 REQUEST OR REQUIRE THAT A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE DISCLOSE HIS OR HER  AGE,
 DATE  OF  BIRTH OR DATE OF GRADUATION FROM AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ON
 AN INITIAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION OR DURING AN INTERVIEW, EXCEPT IN  THE
 CASE OF A BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION OR NEED.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first January next succeeding
 the date upon which it shall have become a law.  Effective  immediately,
 the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
 sary for the implementation of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03497-01-1


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