senate Bill S9039

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights

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  • 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 13, 2022 approval memo.6
signed chap.218
delivered to governor
May 31, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.493
substituted for a10094a
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1622
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2022 print number 9039a
May 28, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
May 04, 2022 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

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S9039 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10094
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Civ Rts L

S9039 - Summary

Establishes a cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights.

S9039 - Sponsor Memo

S9039 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9039
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 4, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil rights law,  in  relation  to  establishing  a
   cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "freedom
 from  interference  with  reproductive and endocrine health advocacy and
 travel exercise act", or the "FIRE HATE act".
   § 2. The legislature finds that the rights of  the  residents  of  the
 state  of  New  York  are imperiled by actions which would attempt to or
 purport to prevent or limit travel to  New  York  for  the  exercise  of
 rights  protected by the New York state constitution and the laws of the
 state of New York, or which would put those who travel to  New  York  at
 risk of civil actions and criminal actions brought in courts outside the
 state  of  New York seeking to punish or impose civil liability on indi-
 viduals for traveling to New  York  to  exercise  individual  and  human
 rights  protected  within  the state of New York.  The legislature finds
 that imposing such liability creates distinct harm within the  state  of
 New York.
   §  3.  The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section 70-b to
 read as follows:
   § 70-B. UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE WITH PROTECTED RIGHTS.  1.  A  CLAIM  OF
 UNLAWFUL  INTERFERENCE  WITH  PROTECTED RIGHTS IS ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS
 SECTION. SUCH CLAIM SHALL ARISE WHEN A PERSON DEMONSTRATES  THAT  HE  OR
 SHE  EXERCISED  OR  ATTEMPTED    TO EXERCISE A RIGHT PROTECTED UNDER THE
 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND/OR LAWS OF THE  STATE  OF  NEW
 YORK,  TO OBTAIN MEDICAL CARE, WHETHER INVOLVING  REPRODUCTIVE OR ENDOC-
 RINE FUNCTION, AND SUCH ACTION RESULTS IN LITIGATION OR CRIMINAL CHARGES
 IN THE COURTS OF ANY STATE, AND SUCH RIGHTS RESULTED IN ACTION,  WHETHER
 CRIMINAL  OR  CIVIL,  BROUGHT  AGAINST  THAT  PERSON IN ANY COURT IN THE
 UNITED STATES OR ITS TERRITORIES.
   2. A  PERSON  SHALL  HAVE  A  CLAIM  FOR  UNLAWFUL  INTERFERENCE  WITH
 PROTECTED  RIGHTS  AGAINST  ANY  PERSON OR ORGANIZATION WHO COMMENCES AN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S9039A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10094
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Civ Rts L

S9039A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights.

S9039A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9039A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9039--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 4, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BIAGGI, CLEARE, COONEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, LIU, MAY,
   MAYER, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to
   be  committed  to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  civil rights law, in relation to establishing a
   cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "freedom
 from interference with reproductive and endocrine  health  advocacy  and
 travel exercise act", or the "FIRE HATE act".
   §  2.  The  legislature  finds that the rights of the residents of the
 state of New York are imperiled by actions which  would  attempt  to  or
 purport  to  prevent  or  limit  travel  to New York for the exercise of
 rights protected by the New York state constitution and the laws of  the
 state  of  New  York, or which would put those who travel to New York at
 risk of civil actions and criminal actions brought in courts outside the
 state of New York seeking to punish or impose civil liability  on  indi-
 viduals  for  traveling  to  New  York  to exercise individual and human
 rights protected within the state of New York.   The  legislature  finds
 that  imposing  such liability creates distinct harm within the state of
 New York.
   § 3. The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section  70-b  to
 read as follows:
   §  70-B.  UNLAWFUL  INTERFERENCE  WITH PROTECTED RIGHTS. 1. A CLAIM OF
 UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE WITH PROTECTED RIGHTS IS  ESTABLISHED  UNDER  THIS
 SECTION.  SUCH  CLAIM  SHALL  ARISE WHEN A PERSON DEMONSTRATES THAT THEY
 EXERCISED OR ATTEMPTED TO  EXERCISE,  OR  FACILITATED  OR  ATTEMPTED  TO
 FACILITATE  THE  EXERCISE OF A RIGHT PROTECTED UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF
 THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND/OR PROTECTED OR PERMITTED BY THE LAWS  OF  THE
 STATE  OF  NEW  YORK, TO OBTAIN OR PROVIDE THE MEDICAL CARE DESCRIBED IN
 SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS SECTION, AND SUCH EXERCISE,  PROVISION,  FACILI-
 TATION,  OR  ATTEMPT  THEREOF  RESULTS IN LITIGATION OR CRIMINAL CHARGES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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