senate Bill S536

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to replacing all instances of the word or variations of the word salesman with the word salesperson or variation thereof

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.529
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.545
substituted for a8077a
Mar 21, 2022 referred to judiciary
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Mar 08, 2022 amended on third reading 536a
Mar 08, 2022 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 14, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 18, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 12, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 11, 2022 1st report cal.100
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 11, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 26, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 21, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 20, 2021 1st report cal.689
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jan 11, 2022 - Judiciary committee Vote

S536
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2022

nay (1)

Apr 20, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S536
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Apr 20, 2021

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S536 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8077
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd RP L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9011

S536 - Summary

Replaces all instances of the word or variations of the word salesman with the word salesperson or variation thereof; amends the language of the real property law to be gender neutral.

S536 - Sponsor Memo

S536 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    536
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KAPLAN, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law,  in  relation  to  replacing  all
   instances of the word or variations of the word salesman with the word
   salesperson or variation thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 12-a of  the  real  property
 law,  as  amended by chapter 107 of the laws of 1927, is amended to read
 as follows:
                     REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND REAL ESTATE
                          [SALESMEN] SALESPERSONS
   § 2. Subdivisions 2, 3, 5, and 6 of section 440 of the  real  property
 law, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 324 of the laws of 1998, subdi-
 visions  3  and  5  as  amended  by chapter 699 of the laws of 1988, and
 subdivision 6 as added by chapter 183 of the laws of 2006,  are  amended
 to read as follows:
   2.  "Associate real estate broker" means a licensed real estate broker
 who shall by choice elect to work under  the  name  and  supervision  of
 another  individual  broker  or  another  broker who is licensed under a
 partnership, trade name, limited liability company or corporation.  Such
 individual  shall  retain  [his  or  her] THEIR license as a real estate
 broker as provided for in this  article;  provided,  however,  that  the
 practice  of  real  estate  sales and brokerage by such individual as an
 associate broker shall be governed exclusively by the provisions of this
 article as they pertain to real estate [salesmen] SALESPERSONS.  Nothing
 contained herein shall preclude an individual who elects to be  licensed
 as  an  associate  broker  from  also  retaining  a separate real estate
 broker's license under an individual, partnership, trade  name,  limited
 liability company or corporation.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S536A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8077
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd RP L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9011

S536A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces all instances of the word or variations of the word salesman with the word salesperson or variation thereof; amends the language of the real property law to be gender neutral.

S536A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S536A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  536--A
     Cal. No. 100
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, GAUGHRAN, JACKSON, MANNION -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Judiciary -- recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary  in  accordance
   with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee,
   ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed
   by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,
   restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
   its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law,  in  relation  to  replacing  all
   instances of the word or variations of the word salesman with the word
   salesperson or variation thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 12-A of  the  real  property
 law,  as  amended by chapter 107 of the laws of 1927, is amended to read
 as follows:
                     REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND REAL ESTATE
                          [SALESMEN] SALESPERSONS
   § 2. Subdivisions 2, 3, 5, and 6 of section 440 of the  real  property
 law, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 324 of the laws of 1998, subdi-
 visions  3  and  5  as  amended  by chapter 699 of the laws of 1988, and
 subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 699 of the laws of 2021, are amended
 to read as follows:
   2. "Associate real estate broker" means a licensed real estate  broker
 who  shall  by  choice  elect  to work under the name and supervision of
 another individual broker or another broker  who  is  licensed  under  a
 partnership,  trade name, limited liability company or corporation. Such
 individual shall retain [his or her] THEIR  license  as  a  real  estate
 broker  as  provided  for  in  this article; provided, however, that the
 practice of real estate sales and brokerage by  such  individual  as  an
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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