senate Bill S51002

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to equal protection

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 05, 2022 delivered to secretary of state
Jul 01, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading rules cal.2
substituted for a41002
referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2
to attorney-general for opinion
referred to rules
Jul 13, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary

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S51002 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A41002
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §11, Constn

S51002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of this state or any subdivision thereof; provides no person shall, because of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, creed, religion, or sex, including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, pregnancy outcomes, reproductive healthcare and autonomy, be subjected to any discrimination in their civil rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation, or institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision of the state.

S51002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S51002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                     2
 
                           Extraordinary Session
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing an amendment to section 11 of article 1 of  the  constitution,
   in relation to equal protection

   Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 11 of arti-
 cle 1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   § 11. A. No person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of
 this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race,
 color,  ETHNICITY,  NATIONAL  ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, creed [or], reli-
 gion, OR SEX, INCLUDING  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER  IDENTITY,  GENDER
 EXPRESSION,  PREGNANCY,  PREGNANCY OUTCOMES, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE
 AND AUTONOMY, be subjected to any discrimination in [his or  her]  THEIR
 civil  rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation, or insti-
 tution, or by the state or any  agency  or  subdivision  of  the  state,
 PURSUANT TO LAW.
   B. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL INVALIDATE OR PREVENT THE ADOPTION OF
 ANY LAW, REGULATION, PROGRAM, OR PRACTICE THAT IS DESIGNED TO PREVENT OR
 DISMANTLE DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF A CHARACTERISTIC LISTED IN THIS
 SECTION,  NOR  SHALL ANY CHARACTERISTIC LISTED IN THIS SECTION BE INTER-
 PRETED TO INTERFERE WITH, LIMIT, OR DENY THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF ANY  PERSON
 BASED UPON ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC IDENTIFIED IN THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
 be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
 next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
 conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
 published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89193-04-2


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