senate Bill S8884A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity fund

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Current Bill Status - 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
Jun 26, 2022 approval memo.9
signed chap.232
delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.562
substituted for a9418a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1781
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 05, 2022 print number 8884a
May 05, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 27, 2022 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S8884 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9418
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 2-F §244, Pub Health L; add §95-k, St Fin L

S8884 - Summary

Establishes the transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity program; establishes a fund for such program.

S8884 - Sponsor Memo

S8884 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8884
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
   relation  to enacting the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-bi-
   nary (TGNB) wellness and equity  fund;  and  making  an  appropriation
   therefor

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and
 equity fund act".
   §  2.  Title  2-F  of article 2 of the public health law is amended by
 adding a new section 244 to read as follows:
   § 244. TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "GENDER EXPANSIVE" SHALL MEAN A  TRANSGENDER,  GENDER  NON-BINARY,
 GENDER NON-CONFORMING AND INTERSEX INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE A GENDER IDENTI-
 TY  OR  EXPRESSION THAT IS DIFFERENT FROM THE SEX ASSIGNED TO SUCH INDI-
 VIDUAL AT BIRTH.
   (B) "INTERSEX" SHALL MEAN A BIOLOGICAL VARIATION IN WHICH AN  INDIVID-
 UAL  IS BORN WITH A REPRODUCTIVE OR SEXUAL ANATOMY THAT DOES NOT FIT THE
 TYPICAL DEFINITIONS OF FEMALE OR MALE.
   2. THE DEPARTMENT IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED,  EMPOWERED  AND  MANDATED  TO
 ESTABLISH  AND  OPERATE A TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELL-
 NESS AND EQUITY PROGRAM AS AUTHORIZED PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH
 PROGRAM  SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
 THIS SECTION.
   3. THE TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO:
   (A)  INCREASE  THE CAPACITY OF GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS WORKING AT THE
 LOCAL LEVEL THUS ENSURING NEW YORK STATE INVESTS IN  ORGANIZATIONS  THAT
 ARE LED BY GENDER EXPANSIVE INDIVIDUALS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14576-05-2

Co-Sponsors

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S8884A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9418
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 2-F §244, Pub Health L; add §95-k, St Fin L

S8884A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity program; establishes a fund for such program.

S8884A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8884A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8884--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BRISPORT -- 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  public health law and the state finance law, in
   relation to enacting the Lorena Borjas transgender and gender  non-bi-
   nary (TGNB) wellness and equity fund
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "Lorena Borjas transgender and gender non-binary (TGNB) wellness and
 equity fund act".
   §  2.  Title  2-F  of article 2 of the public health law is amended by
 adding a new section 244 to read as follows:
   § 244. TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB)  WELLNESS  AND  EQUITY
 PROGRAM.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "GENDER EXPANSIVE" SHALL MEAN A  TRANSGENDER,  GENDER  NON-BINARY,
 GENDER  NON-CONFORMING OR INTERSEX INDIVIDUALS, HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY
 OR EXPRESSION THAT IS DIFFERENT FROM THE SEX ASSIGNED TO SUCH INDIVIDUAL
 AT BIRTH.
   (B) "INTERSEX" SHALL MEAN A BIOLOGICAL VARIATION IN WHICH AN  INDIVID-
 UAL  IS BORN WITH A REPRODUCTIVE OR SEXUAL ANATOMY THAT DOES NOT FIT THE
 TYPICAL DEFINITIONS OF FEMALE OR MALE.
   2. THE DEPARTMENT, THROUGH THE AIDS  INSTITUTE,  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND
 OPERATE  A  TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELLNESS AND EQUITY
 PROGRAM AS AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE
 ESTABLISHED WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   3.  THE  TRANSGENDER  AND GENDER NON-BINARY (TGNB) WELLNESS AND EQUITY
 PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO:
   (A) INCREASE THE CAPACITY OF GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS WORKING  AT  THE
 LOCAL  LEVEL  AND ENSURE NEW YORK STATE INVESTS IN ORGANIZATIONS SERVING
 GENDER EXPANSIVE INDIVIDUALS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14576-07-2

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