senate Bill S566A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory practices to three years

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (8)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 566a
Feb 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2021 1st report cal.208
Jan 06, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S566 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8053
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §297, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8712
2019-2020: S2378

S566 - Summary

Extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory practices to three years.

S566 - Sponsor Memo

S566 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    566
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 extending the  statute
   of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory prac-
   tices constituting sexual harassment to three years
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section  297  of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  160  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   5. Any complaint filed pursuant to this section must be so filed with-
 in [one year] THREE YEARS  after  the  alleged  unlawful  discriminatory
 practice.  In  cases  of  sexual harassment in employment, any complaint
 filed pursuant to this section must be so filed within three years after
 the alleged unlawful discriminatory practices.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02708-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S566A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8053
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §297, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8712
2019-2020: S2378

S566A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory practices to three years.

S566A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S566A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  566--A
     Cal. No. 208
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, BROUK, GAUGHRAN, JACKSON -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Investigations  and  Government  Operations -- reported favorably from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to extending the statute
   of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful discriminatory prac-
   tices to three years
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  297 of the executive law, as
 amended by chapter 160 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   5. Any complaint filed pursuant to this section must be so filed with-
 in  [one  year]  THREE  YEARS  after the alleged unlawful discriminatory
 practice. [In cases of sexual harassment in  employment,  any  complaint
 filed pursuant to this section must be so filed within three years after
 the alleged unlawful discriminatory practices.]
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law and shall apply to all unlawful  discriminatory  prac-
 tice claims arising on or after such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02708-02-1


Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.