senate Bill S6777

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing language translation services to accommodate census self-reporting

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 15, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.473
substituted for a7132a
Mar 07, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2022 amended on third reading 6777a
Jan 24, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 20, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2022 1st report cal.268
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1664
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2021 referred to finance

Votes

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Jan 19, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S6777
18
5
committee
18
Aye
5
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S6777
15
3
committee
15
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S6777 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §154, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6897

S6777 - Summary

Provides language translation services to accommodate census self-reporting.

S6777 - Sponsor Memo

S6777 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6777
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 17, 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  providing  language
   translation services to accommodate census self-reporting
 
   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 154 to
 read as follows:
   § 154. CENSUS-RELATED  TRANSLATION  SERVICES  TO  STATE  AGENCIES  AND
 LOCALITIES. 1.  CENSUS-RELATED TRANSLATION SERVICES SHALL BE EXTENDED TO
 THOSE  WHO  EXPRESS  A  NEED  BEYOND THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE UNITED
 STATES CENSUS BUREAU. THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, BY AND THROUGH THE SECRE-
 TARY OF STATE OR DULY AUTHORIZED OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES, SHALL  HAVE  THE
 FOLLOWING  STATE  AGENCY  AND LOCALITY OVERSIGHT FUNCTIONS, IN REGARD TO
 CENSUS-RELATED TRANSLATION SERVICES:
   (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL IDENTIFY EXISTING TRANSLATION  SERVICES,  AND
 SHALL  WORK WITH STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER RELEVANT STATE INSTITUTIONS TO
 DETERMINE IF THESE TRANSLATION SERVICES MAY BE UTILIZED AS CENSUS-RELAT-
 ED TRANSLATION SERVICES. IN ADDITION TO EXISTING  TRANSLATION  SERVICES,
 THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  WORK  TO  IDENTIFY EXPANDED TRANSLATION SERVICES
 WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AS MANY LANGUAGES  AS  POSSIBLE,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER,
 THESE EXPANDED TRANSLATION SERVICES, AT A MINIMUM, ARE MADE AVAILABLE IN
 ALL LANGUAGES USED WITHIN CENSUS SELF-REPORTING FORMS.
   (B)  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL CONNECT STATE AGENCIES, MUNICIPALITIES, AND
 OTHER RELEVANT STATE OR LOCAL INSTITUTIONS WITH  ALL  IDENTIFIED  TRANS-
 LATION  SERVICES  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF PROVIDING QUALITY CENSUS-RELATED
 TRANSLATION SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
   (C) TO ENSURE THE SERVICES LISTED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION
 ARE EFFECTIVELY PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC, STATE  AGENCIES  AND  LOCALITIES
 ARE  REQUIRED  TO  NOTIFY  THE PUBLIC OF THE AVAILABILITY OF TRANSLATION
 SERVICES IDENTIFIED FOR SELF-REPORTING IN  THE  DECENNIAL  CENSUS.  SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6777A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §154, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6897

S6777A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides language translation services to accommodate census self-reporting.

S6777A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6777A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6777--A
     Cal. No. 268
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SALAZAR, BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
   mitted  to  the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law, in relation to providing language
   translation services to accommodate census self-reporting
 
   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 154 to
 read as follows:
   §  154.  CENSUS-RELATED  TRANSLATION  SERVICES  TO  STATE AGENCIES AND
 LOCALITIES. 1.  CENSUS-RELATED TRANSLATION SERVICES SHALL BE EXTENDED TO
 THOSE WHO EXPRESS A NEED BEYOND THE  SERVICES  PROVIDED  BY  THE  UNITED
 STATES CENSUS BUREAU. THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, BY AND THROUGH THE SECRE-
 TARY  OF  STATE OR DULY AUTHORIZED OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES, SHALL HAVE THE
 FOLLOWING STATE AGENCY AND LOCALITY OVERSIGHT FUNCTIONS,  IN  REGARD  TO
 CENSUS-RELATED TRANSLATION SERVICES:
   (A)  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL IDENTIFY EXISTING TRANSLATION SERVICES, AND
 SHALL WORK WITH STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER RELEVANT STATE INSTITUTIONS  TO
 DETERMINE IF THESE TRANSLATION SERVICES MAY BE UTILIZED AS CENSUS-RELAT-
 ED  TRANSLATION  SERVICES. IN ADDITION TO EXISTING TRANSLATION SERVICES,
 THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WORK  TO  IDENTIFY  EXPANDED  TRANSLATION  SERVICES
 WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  AS  MANY LANGUAGES AS POSSIBLE, PROVIDED HOWEVER,
 THESE EXPANDED TRANSLATION SERVICES, AT A MINIMUM, ARE MADE AVAILABLE IN
 ALL LANGUAGES USED WITHIN CENSUS SELF-REPORTING FORMS.
   (B) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONNECT STATE AGENCIES,  MUNICIPALITIES,  AND
 OTHER  RELEVANT  STATE  OR LOCAL INSTITUTIONS WITH ALL IDENTIFIED TRANS-
 LATION SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  PROVIDING  QUALITY  CENSUS-RELATED
 TRANSLATION SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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