senate Bill S6586A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits discrimination based on citizenship or immigration status

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6328 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2022 signed chap.748
Dec 12, 2022 delivered to governor
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1361
substituted for s6586a
May 24, 2022 substituted by a6328a
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1361
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 28, 2022 print number 6586a
Feb 28, 2022 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
May 07, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

S6586 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6328
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292, 296, 296-a, 296-c & 63, Exec L

S6586 - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on citizenship or immigration status.

S6586 - Sponsor Memo

S6586 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6586
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  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 prohibiting  discrimi-
   nation based on citizenship or immigration status

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 37 and 38 of section 292 of the executive law,
 subdivision 37 as amended by chapter 118, subdivision  37  as  added  by
 chapter  160 of the laws of 2019, are renumbered subdivisions 38, 39 and
 40 and a new subdivision 41 is added to read as follows:
   41. THE TERM "CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS" MEANS THE CITIZENSHIP
 OF ANY PERSON OR THE IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY PERSON WHO IS NOT A CITI-
 ZEN OF THE UNITED STATES. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PRECLUDE VERIFI-
 CATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS WHERE REQUIRED BY  LAW,  NOR
 SHALL  AN  ADVERSE  ACTION BASED ON VERIFICATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR IMMI-
 GRATION STATUS BE PROHIBITED WHERE SUCH ADVERSE ACTION  IS  REQUIRED  BY
 LAW.
   §  2. Subdivision 1 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by
 chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, paragraph (a) as separately amended  by
 chapters  8  and 176 of the laws of 2019, paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) as
 amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 2019 and paragraph (h) as amended by
 chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
   (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
 age,  race,  creed,  color,  national origin, CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION
 STATUS, sexual orientation,  gender  identity  or  expression,  military
 status,  sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial
 status, marital status, or status as a victim of domestic  violence,  to
 refuse  to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10191-01-1

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S6586A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6328
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§292, 296, 296-a, 296-c & 63, Exec L

S6586A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits discrimination based on citizenship or immigration status.

S6586A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6586A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6586--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
   Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting discrimi-
   nation based on citizenship or immigration status
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivisions 37, 38 and 39 of section 292 of the executive
 law, subdivision 37 as added by chapter 160 of the  laws  of  2019,  are
 renumbered  subdivisions 38, 39 and 40 and a new subdivision 41 is added
 to read as follows:
   41. THE TERM "CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS" MEANS THE CITIZENSHIP
 OF ANY PERSON OR THE IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY PERSON WHO IS NOT A CITI-
 ZEN OF THE UNITED STATES. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PRECLUDE VERIFI-
 CATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS WHERE REQUIRED BY  LAW,  NOR
 SHALL  AN  ADVERSE  ACTION BASED ON VERIFICATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR IMMI-
 GRATION STATUS BE PROHIBITED WHERE SUCH ADVERSE ACTION  IS  REQUIRED  BY
 LAW.
   §  2. Subdivision 1 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by
 chapter 365 of the laws of 2015, paragraph (a) as separately amended  by
 chapters  8  and 176 of the laws of 2019, paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) as
 amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 2019 and paragraph (h) as amended by
 chapter 161 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   1. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice:
   (a) For an employer or licensing agency, because  of  an  individual's
 age,  race,  creed,  color,  national origin, CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION
 STATUS, sexual orientation,  gender  identity  or  expression,  military
 status,  sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10191-07-2

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