senate Bill S607A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the Olympic regional development authority, in consultation with the department of environmental conservation and division of human rights to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1058
Feb 24, 2021 print number 607a
Feb 24, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 11, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S607A
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

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S607 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A609
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2611, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8415, A11303
2019-2020: S215, A3162

S607 - Summary

Requires the Olympic regional development authority, in consultation with the department of environmental conservation and division of human rights to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training to be completed by employees of such agencies annually.

S607 - Sponsor Memo

S607 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    607
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 requiring the division
   of human rights to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 296-e
 to read as follows:
   § 296-E. ANTI-BIAS AND INCLUSION TRAINING PROGRAM.   1.  THE  DIVISION
 SHALL  DEVELOP  A  TRAINING  PROGRAM  FOR ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF
 PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, THE OLYMPIC REGIONAL DEVEL-
 OPMENT AUTHORITY, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION  AND
 ALL  PRIVATE  CONTRACTORS  WORKING  FOR  THE  STATE AT SUCH AGENCIES WHO
 PERFORM PUBLIC-FACING FUNCTIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION  THE  TERM
 "PUBLIC-FACING  FUNCTION"  SHALL  MEAN JOB FUNCTIONS THAT REQUIRE INTER-
 ACTION AND COMMUNICATION WITH THE PUBLIC.
   2. ALL EMPLOYEES AND PRIVATE CONTRACTORS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION  ONE
 OF THIS SECTION SHALL COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM BIANNUALLY.
   3.  SUCH  ANTI-BIAS  AND INCLUSION TRAINING PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
 SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) GENERAL  DISCUSSIONS  ABOUT  DIVERSITY  AND
 BIAS,  INCLUDING  UNCONSCIOUS BIAS; (B) TOOLS TO CREATE AN INCLUSIVE AND
 RESPECTFUL WORK ENVIRONMENT; (C) EXAMINATION OF EMPLOYEE'S OWN  PERSONAL
 BIASES;  AND (D) IDENTIFICATION OF WAYS TO RESPOND TO DISCRIMINATION AND
 BIAS.
   4. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS AS HE OR  SHE
 DEEMS  NECESSARY FOR THE PURPOSES OF CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
 SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S607A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A609
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2611, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8415, A11303
2019-2020: S215, A3162

S607A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the Olympic regional development authority, in consultation with the department of environmental conservation and division of human rights to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training to be completed by employees of such agencies annually.

S607A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S607A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  607--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   Olympic  regional  development  authority,  in  consultation  with the
   department of environmental conservation and division of human  rights
   to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.   Subdivisions 15 and 16 of  section  2611  of  the  public
 authorities  law,  subdivision  15  as amended by section 3 of part C of
 chapter 60 of the laws of 2012 and subdivision 16 as  added  by  chapter
 404  of  the laws of 1981 and as renumbered by chapter 38 of the laws of
 1987, are amended and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
   15. To procure insurance against any loss or liability  in  connection
 with the use, management, maintenance and operation of the participating
 olympic facilities and/or Belleayre Mountain ski center, in such amounts
 and from such insurers, subject to public bidding as it deems desirable;
 [and]
   16.  To  do all things necessary, convenient or desirable to carry out
 its purposes and for the exercise of the powers granted in  this  title;
 AND
   17.  TO  DEVELOP, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
 CONSERVATION AND THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, AN ANTI-BIAS  AND  INCLU-
 SION TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE OLYMPIC REGIONAL DEVELOP-
 MENT  AUTHORITY,  THE  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, AND ALL
 PRIVATE CONTRACTORS WORKING FOR THE STATE AT SUCH AGENCIES,  WORKING  IN
 TOURIST ACCOMMODATIONS OR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN ADIRONDACK PARK.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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