senate Bill S7292

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Clarifies the standard for disparate treatment claims

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1542
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 09, 2022 reported and committed to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
Jul 16, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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May 25, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7292
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S7292
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

aye wr (2)

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S7292 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8274
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §292, Exec L

S7292 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Clarifies the standard for disparate treatment claims by defining the terms "because of" and "because" for the purposes of disparate treatment cases.

S7292 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7292 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7292
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to clarifying the  stand-
   ard for disparate treatment claims
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 292 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 39 to read as follows:
   39. THE TERMS "BECAUSE OF" AND "BECAUSE" IN DISPARATE TREATMENT  CASES
 MEAN  THE UNLAWFUL MOTIVE WAS A MOTIVATING FACTOR. NOTHING IN THIS DEFI-
 NITION IS INTENDED TO PRECLUDE OR LIMIT  USE  OF  THE  DISPARATE  IMPACT
 METHOD OF PROVING LIABILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11856-01-1


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