Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 20, 2023||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S2397
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2397 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2397 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2397 SPONSOR: JACKSON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to suspending all unnec- essary travel to states that have discriminatory laws for access to reproductive health services PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to ban State-funded or State-spon- sored travel to States that have discriminatory laws that prevent access to reproductive health services including, but not limited to, limita- tions on access to abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new Section 170-G to the Executive Law that provides for withholding State-funded or State-sponsored travel to States that have discriminatory laws, as of January 1, 2024, for access to reproduc- tive health services, including but not limited to, limitations on
2023-S2397 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2397 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. JACKSON, KRUEGER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to suspending all unnec- essary travel to states that have discriminatory laws for access to reproductive health services 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 170-g to read as follows: § 170-G. STATE-FUNDED AND STATE-SPONSORED TRAVEL. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ALL AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, DIVISIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS SHALL REVIEW ALL REQUESTS FOR STATE-FUNDED OR STATE-SPONSORED TRAVEL TO A STATE THAT, AFTER JANU- ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, HAVE DISCRIMINATORY LAWS FOR ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIMITA- TIONS ON ACCESS TO ABORTIONS AFTER SIX WEEKS OF PREGNANCY. 2. ANY SUCH PUBLICLY FUNDED OR PUBLICLY SPONSORED TRAVEL TO SUCH A LOCATION, UNLESS SUCH TRAVEL IS NECESSARY FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF NEW YORK STATE LAW, TO MEET PRIOR CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS, OR FOR THE PROTECTION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND SAFETY, OR IS OTHERWISE IN THE INTEREST OF THE STATE, IS SUSPENDED. 3. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL DEVELOP, MAINTAIN, AND POST ON THEIR WEBSITE A CURRENT LIST OF STATES THAT, AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, HAVE DISCRIMINATORY LAWS FOR ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIMITATIONS ON ACCESS TO ABORTIONS AFTER SIX WEEKS OF PREGNANCY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07113-01-3
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