senate Bill S3395

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including the state and all public employers as subject to the human rights law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 amended 3395a
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.470
Jan 29, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Mar 1, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S3395
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2021

nay (1)

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S3395 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2483
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §292, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6828, A8847

S3395 - Summary

Includes the state and all public employers as employers subject to the provisions of the human rights law; includes executive, legislative and judicial employers.

S3395 - Sponsor Memo

S3395 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3395
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, BIAGGI, GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LIU,
   MAYER, RIVERA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the definition of
   "employer" for purposes of the human rights law

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  292 of the executive law, as
 amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   5.  The  term "employer" shall include all employers within the state.
 FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, (A) THE STATE OF  NEW  YORK  SHALL  BE
 CONSIDERED  AN  EMPLOYER  OF  ANY  EMPLOYEE  OR  OFFICIAL, INCLUDING ANY
 ELECTED OFFICIAL, OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATURE, OR JUDI-
 CIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY JUDICIAL CAPACITY,  AND  PERSONS
 SERVING ON THE STAFF OF ANY ELECTED  OFFICIAL IN NEW YORK STATE,
   (B)  A  CITY,  COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF
 THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE CONSIDERED THE EMPLOYER OF  ANY  EMPLOYEE
 OR  OFFICIAL,  INCLUDING ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL, OF SUCH LOCALITY'S EXECU-
 TIVE, LEGISLATURE OR  JUDICIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY  LOCAL
 JUDICIAL  CAPACITY,  AND    PERSONS  SERVING  ON  THE STAFF OF ANY LOCAL
 ELECTED OFFICIAL.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
 have  been  in  full force and effect on and after the effective date of
 chapter 161 of the laws of 2019.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04931-02-1


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S3395A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2483
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §292, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6828, A8847

S3395A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the state and all public employers as employers subject to the provisions of the human rights law; includes executive, legislative and judicial employers.

S3395A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3395A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3395--A
     Cal. No. 470
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, BIAGGI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN, KRUEG-
   ER,  LIU,  MAYER, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
   gations and Government Operations  --  reported  favorably  from  said
   committee,  ordered  to first report, amended on first report, ordered
   to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the
   order of second report
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the definition of
   "employer" for purposes of the human rights law
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  292 of the executive law, as
 amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   5.  The  term "employer" shall include all employers within the state.
 FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, (A) THE STATE OF  NEW  YORK  SHALL  BE
 CONSIDERED  AN  EMPLOYER  OF  ANY  EMPLOYEE  OR  OFFICIAL, INCLUDING ANY
 ELECTED OFFICIAL, OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATURE, OR JUDI-
 CIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY JUDICIAL CAPACITY,  AND  PERSONS
 SERVING ON THE STAFF OF ANY ELECTED  OFFICIAL IN NEW YORK STATE,
   (B)  A  CITY,  COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF
 THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE CONSIDERED AN EMPLOYER OF ANY EMPLOYEE OR
 OFFICIAL, INCLUDING ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL, OF SUCH LOCALITY'S  EXECUTIVE,
 LEGISLATURE  OR  JUDICIARY, INCLUDING PERSONS SERVING IN ANY LOCAL JUDI-
 CIAL CAPACITY, AND  PERSONS SERVING ON THE STAFF OF  ANY  LOCAL  ELECTED
 OFFICIAL.
   §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
 have been in full force and effect on and after the  effective  date  of
 chapter 161 of the laws of 2019.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04931-04-1

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