senate Bill S5940

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the office for the prevention of domestic violence to conduct a study on domestic violence in the transgender community

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 26, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 15, 2022 1st report cal.510
Jan 05, 2022 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1181
Mar 23, 2021 referred to social services

Votes

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Feb 15, 2022 - Social Services committee Vote

S5940
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Feb 15, 2022

May 19, 2021 - Social Services committee Vote

S5940
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

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S5940 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Domestic Relations
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9099

S5940 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office for the prevention of domestic violence to conduct a study on domestic violence in the transgender community with a focus on Black transgender women.

S5940 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5940
 
                        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 Social Services
 
 AN ACT to require the office for the prevention of domestic violence  to
   conduct a study on domestic violence in the transgender community
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The office for the prevention of  domestic  violence  shall
 conduct a study on domestic violence in the transgender community with a
 focus on domestic violence against Black transgender women. The study on
 domestic violence in the transgender community shall:
   (a)  examine,  evaluate and make recommendations concerning the preva-
 lence, causes, effects, risks and costs of such domestic violence on the
 transgender community;
   (b) find ways to  reduce  such  domestic  violence  and  increase  the
 reporting of domestic violence; and
   (c)  examine  reasons  why  such  domestic violence disproportionately
 affects Black transgender women.
   § 2. Within one year after the effective date of this act, the  office
 for  the prevention of domestic violence shall prepare and submit to the
 governor, the temporary president of the  senate,  the  speaker  of  the
 assembly,  the  minority leader of the senate and the minority leader of
 the assembly a report containing the study's findings. Such report shall
 also include any recommendations for legislative or other  actions  that
 can be undertaken to address domestic violence in the transgender commu-
 nity.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10303-01-1


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