senate Bill S5933A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of labor to conduct a study on the employment rate of transgender persons in New York state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1115
May 07, 2021 print number 5933a
May 07, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Mar 23, 2021 referred to labor

S5933 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8133
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9105

S5933 - Summary

Directs the department of labor to conduct a study on the employment rate of transgender persons in New York state and to make recommendations.

S5933 - Sponsor Memo

S5933 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5933
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT directing the department of labor  to  conduct  a  study  on  the
   employment  rate  of  Black and Latinx transgender persons in New York
   state

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. 1. The department of labor, in consultation with the divi-
 sion of human rights, is hereby authorized and  directed  to  conduct  a
 study  on the employment rate of Black and Latinx transgender persons in
 New York state. The purpose of such study shall be:
   (a) to provide current data on the employment rate of Black and Latinx
 transgender persons in the state and additionally in each county and  in
 the city of New York;
   (b)  to  determine  whether  a disparity exists between the employment
 rate for Black and Latinx transgender persons and  the  employment  rate
 for  other  persons in the state, and if so, the factors contributing to
 such disparity;
   (c) to determine whether and to what extent discrimination  and  other
 barriers  affect  the  employment  rate for Black and Latinx transgender
 persons; and
   (d) to determine what changes, if any, should be made to  state  poli-
 cies  affecting  the  employment  rate  for Black and Latinx transgender
 persons, and recommend any legislation, rules or  regulations  it  deems
 necessary  to improve the employment rate and expand employment opportu-
 nities for such persons.
   2. The department of labor shall issue a report of  its  findings  and
 recommendations  to  the  governor,  the speaker of the assembly and the
 temporary president of the senate and shall publish such report  on  its
 website within one year after the effective date of this act.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S5933A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8133
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9105

S5933A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of labor to conduct a study on the employment rate of transgender persons in New York state and to make recommendations.

S5933A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5933A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5933--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  directing  the  department  of  labor to conduct a study on the
   employment rate of transgender persons in New York state
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. 1. The department of labor, in consultation with the divi-
 sion of human rights, is hereby authorized and  directed  to  conduct  a
 study  on  the employment rate of transgender persons in New York state.
 The purpose of such study shall be:
   (a) to provide current data on  the  employment  rate  of  transgender
 persons  in the state and additionally in each county and in the city of
 New York;
   (b) to determine whether a disparity  exists  between  the  employment
 rate  for  transgender persons and the employment rate for other persons
 in the state, and if so, the factors contributing to such disparity;
   (c) to determine whether and to what extent discrimination  and  other
 barriers affect the employment rate for transgender persons; and
   (d)  to  determine what changes, if any, should be made to state poli-
 cies affecting the employment rate for transgender persons,  and  recom-
 mend any legislation, rules or regulations it deems necessary to improve
 the  employment  rate  and  expand  employment  opportunities  for  such
 persons; and
   (e) to provide specific data and analysis on the findings  from  para-
 graphs (a) through (d) of this section as such findings relate to racial
 and  ethnic  characteristics,  including  but  not  limited to Black and
 Latinx transgender persons.
   2. The department of labor shall issue a report of  its  findings  and
 recommendations  to  the  governor,  the speaker of the assembly and the
 temporary president of the senate and shall publish such report  on  its
 website within one year after the effective date of this act.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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