senate Bill S6639A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards, departments and commissions

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Current Bill Status Via A6896 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.109
signed chap.745
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1793
substituted for s6639a
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a6896a
ordered to third reading cal.1793
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2021 print number 6639a
Jun 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 10, 2021 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S6639 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6896
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9792
2013-2014: A1186
2015-2016: A2430
2017-2018: A7352
2019-2020: S3662, A677

S6639 - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards, departments and commissions.

S6639 - Sponsor Memo

S6639 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6639
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
   cies, boards and commissions

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislature  hereby  finds and
 declares the following:
   (a) Asian Americans as well as  Native  Hawaiians  and  other  Pacific
 Islanders  are  an  incredibly diverse group. Due to this diversity, the
 United States Office  of  Management  and  Budget's  Statistical  Policy
 Directive No. 15, entitled Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statis-
 tics  and  Administrative  Reporting,  separated  the "Asian and Pacific
 Islander" category into two distinct and separate categories, now called
 "Asians" and "Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders,"  and  these
 two distinct categories were used in the 2000 United States Census.  The
 United  States  Census  Bureau  currently  reports data for more than 20
 different ethnicities within these two categories.
   (b) While Asian Americans as well as Native Hawaiians and other Pacif-
 ic Islanders are often misrepresented as a homogeneous group,  they  are
 an  extremely  diverse  group,  with  ethnicities from over 30 different
 countries. Although Asian American as well as Native Hawaiian and  other
 Pacific  Islander  communities  in  this  state  share  geographical and
 cultural commonalities, they  also  experience  diverse  social,  educa-
 tional,  health,  and  economic  differences  that  are  unique to their
 respective communities.
   (c) Existing state law requires state demographic data to be collected
 for Asian and some Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander  ethnic  groups.
 However,  additional  ethnic groups reported by the United States Census
 Bureau are not included that reflect changing  demographics  and  intra-

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

Co-Sponsors

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6896
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9792
2013-2014: A1186
2015-2016: A2430
2017-2018: A7352
2019-2020: S3662, A677

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards, departments and commissions.

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6639--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SALAZAR, GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, REICHLIN-MELNICK --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
   cies, boards, departments and commissions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislature  hereby  finds and
 declares the following:
   (a) Asian Americans as well as  Native  Hawaiians  and  other  Pacific
 Islanders  are  an  incredibly diverse group. Due to this diversity, the
 United States Office  of  Management  and  Budget's  Statistical  Policy
 Directive No. 15, entitled Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statis-
 tics  and  Administrative  Reporting,  separated  the "Asian and Pacific
 Islander" category into two distinct and separate categories, now called
 "Asians" and "Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders,"  and  these
 two distinct categories were used in the 2000 United States Census.  The
 United  States  Census  Bureau  currently  reports data for more than 20
 different ethnicities within these two categories.
   (b) While Asian Americans as well as Native Hawaiians and other Pacif-
 ic Islanders are often misrepresented as a homogeneous group,  they  are
 an  extremely  diverse  group,  with  ethnicities from over 30 different
 countries. Although Asian American as well as Native Hawaiian and  other
 Pacific  Islander  communities  in  this  state  share  geographical and
 cultural commonalities, they  also  experience  diverse  social,  educa-
 tional,  health,  and  economic  differences  that  are  unique to their
 respective communities.
   (c) Existing state law requires state demographic data to be collected
 for Asian and some Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander  ethnic  groups.

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

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