senate Bill S97

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to equality of rights and protection against discrimination on the basis of age, national origin and sexual orientation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 28, 2022 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Mar 17, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 08, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

S97 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 1 §11, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4453

S97 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes age, national origin and sexual orientation as constitutional protections against discrimination.

S97 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S97 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    97
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing amendments to section 11 of article 1 of the constitution,  in
   relation to equality of rights and protection against discrimination
 
   Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 11 of arti-
 cle 1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   §  11.  No  person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of
 this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race,
 color, creed, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION or  religion,  be
 subjected  to any discrimination in his or her civil rights by any other
 person or by any firm, corporation, or institution, or by the  state  or
 any agency or subdivision of the state.
   §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
 be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
 next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
 conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
 published for three months previous to the time of such election.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89020-01-1


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