senate Bill S812A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment

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Current Bill Status Via A2035 - 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
Mar 16, 2022 signed chap.138
Mar 15, 2022 delivered to governor
Mar 07, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.381
substituted for s812b
Mar 07, 2022 substituted by a2035b
Mar 02, 2022 amended on third reading 812b
Mar 02, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 01, 2022 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2022 1st report cal.381
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 25, 2021 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.778
Feb 17, 2021 print number 812a
Feb 17, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 01, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

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Feb 1, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S812A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2022

Apr 27, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S812A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 1, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S812
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

nay (1)

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S812 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4313

S812 - Summary

Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment to be administered by the division of human rights; makes related provisions.

S812 - Sponsor Memo

S812 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    812
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, HOYLMAN, MAYER, SALAZAR -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Investigations and Government Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a toll
   free hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17.  TO  ESTABLISH  A  TOLL  FREE  HOTLINE TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WITH
 COMPLAINTS OF WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT COUNSEL  AND  ASSISTANCE.  THE
 DIVISION  SHALL  OPERATE  THIS HOTLINE DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS AND
 DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOTLINE IN  ORDER  TO  ENSURE  PUBLIC
 KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  HOTLINE, INCLUDING BY WORKING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF
 LABOR TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION ON THE HOTLINE IS INCLUDED IN ANY MATE-
 RIALS EMPLOYERS MUST POST  OR  PROVIDE  TO  EMPLOYEES  REGARDING  SEXUAL
 HARASSMENT.  THE  DIVISION  WILL  WORK  WITH  ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTING
 ATTORNEYS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEW YORK STATE  BAR  ASSOCI-
 ATION,  TO  RECRUIT ATTORNEYS THAT SHALL PROVIDE PRO BONO ASSISTANCE AND
 COUNSEL TO INDIVIDUALS THAT CONTACT THE HOTLINE. ATTORNEYS WILL  NOT  BE
 COMMITTED  TO  REPRESENTING ANY SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINANTS THAT THEY
 ADVISE THROUGH THE HOTLINE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02897-01-1

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S812A - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4313

S812A - Summary

Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment to be administered by the division of human rights; makes related provisions.

S812A - Sponsor Memo

S812A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  812--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN, MAYER, SALAZAR -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations -- reported
   favorably from said  committee  and  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  establishing  a  toll
   free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harass-
   ment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 17 to read as follows:
   17. TO ESTABLISH A TOLL FREE CONFIDENTIAL HOTLINE TO PROVIDE  INDIVID-
 UALS  WITH COMPLAINTS OF WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT COUNSEL AND ASSIST-
 ANCE. THE DIVISION SHALL OPERATE THIS HOTLINE  DURING  REGULAR  BUSINESS
 HOURS  AND DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOTLINE IN ORDER TO ENSURE
 PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOTLINE, INCLUDING BY WORKING WITH  THE  DEPART-
 MENT  OF  LABOR TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION ON THE HOTLINE IS INCLUDED IN
 ANY MATERIALS EMPLOYERS MUST POST  OR  PROVIDE  TO  EMPLOYEES  REGARDING
 SEXUAL  HARASSMENT. THE DIVISION WILL WORK WITH ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENT-
 ING ATTORNEYS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSO-
 CIATION, TO RECRUIT ATTORNEYS EXPERIENCED IN PROVIDING  COUNSEL  RELATED
 TO  SEXUAL  HARASSMENT  MATTERS  WHO CAN PROVIDE PRO BONO ASSISTANCE AND
 COUNSEL TO INDIVIDUALS THAT CONTACT THE  HOTLINE.    THE  HOTLINE  SHALL
 COMPLY WITH ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROGRAM OPERATED UNDER THE NEW
 YORK RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, 12 NYCRR, RULE 6.5 (PARTICIPATION IN
 LIMITED PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICE PROGRAMS).  ATTORNEYS MAY NOT SOLICIT, OR
 PERMIT EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS OF THE ATTORNEYS TO SOLICIT ON THE ATTORNEY'S
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S812B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §295, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4313

S812B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment to be administered by the division of human rights; makes related provisions.

S812B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S812B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  812--B
     Cal. No. 381
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, ADDABBO, BRISPORT, BROOKS, BROUK, COONEY,
   GAUGHRAN, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KRUEGER,  LIU,  MARTUCCI,  MAYER,
   SALAZAR,  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
   to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government
   Operations  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to
   the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and  Government  Oper-
   ations  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
   from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
   third  reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the Assembly,
   recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to 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 establishing a toll
   free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harass-
   ment

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 18 to read as follows:
   18.  TO ESTABLISH A TOLL FREE CONFIDENTIAL HOTLINE TO PROVIDE INDIVID-
 UALS WITH COMPLAINTS OF WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT COUNSEL AND  ASSIST-
 ANCE.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL OPERATE THIS HOTLINE DURING REGULAR BUSINESS
 HOURS AND DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOTLINE IN ORDER TO  ENSURE
 PUBLIC  KNOWLEDGE  OF THE HOTLINE, INCLUDING BY WORKING WITH THE DEPART-
 MENT OF LABOR TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION ON THE HOTLINE IS  INCLUDED  IN
 ANY  MATERIALS  EMPLOYERS  MUST  POST  OR PROVIDE TO EMPLOYEES REGARDING
 SEXUAL HARASSMENT. THE DIVISION WILL WORK WITH ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENT-
 ING ATTORNEYS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSO-
 CIATION,  TO  RECRUIT ATTORNEYS EXPERIENCED IN PROVIDING COUNSEL RELATED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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