Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to governmental operations
|Jan 11, 2023
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A801
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A801 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 801 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 11, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting discrimi- nation against a person based upon weight THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 296-e to read as follows: § 296-E. UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES RELATING TO THE WEIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL. IT SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE: 1. FOR AN EMPLOYER OR LICENSING AGENCY, BECAUSE OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S WEIGHT, TO REFUSE TO HIRE OR EMPLOY OR TO BAR OR TO DISCHARGE FROM EMPLOYMENT SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL IN COMPENSATION OR IN TERMS, CONDITIONS OR PRIVILEGES OF EMPLOYMENT. 2. FOR AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY INDIVIDUAL BECAUSE OF WEIGHT IN RECEIVING, CLASSIFYING, DISPOSING OR OTHERWISE ACTING UPON APPLICATIONS FOR ITS SERVICES OR IN REFERRING AN APPLICANT OR APPLICANTS TO AN EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYERS. 3. FOR A LABOR ORGANIZATION, BECAUSE OF THE WEIGHT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL, TO EXCLUDE OR TO EXPEL FROM ITS MEMBERSHIP SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR TO DISCRIMINATE IN ANY WAY AGAINST ANY OF ITS MEMBERS OR AGAINST ANY EMPLOYER OR ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER. 4. FOR ANY EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYMENT AGENCY TO PRINT OR CIRCULATE OR CAUSE TO BE PRINTED OR CIRCULATED ANY STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR PUBLI- CATION, OR TO USE ANY FORM OF APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT OR TO MAKE ANY INQUIRY IN CONNECTION WITH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYMENT, WHICH EXPRESSES DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION OR DISCRIMINATION AS TO WEIGHT, OR ANY INTENT TO MAKE ANY SUCH LIMITATION, SPECIFICATION OR DISCRIMINATION, UNLESS BASED UPON A BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICA- TION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00870-01-3 A. 801 2
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