Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to women's issues
|Jan 09, 2023
referred to women's issues
Senate Bill S931
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Women's Issues Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S931 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S931 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S931 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting virginity examinations PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill is to prevent the performance of examinations on women that purport to ascertain whether a woman has previously had vagi- nal intercourse. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds a new section 267 a to the public health law to forbid the performance of "virginity examinations". Section 2 sets the effective date.
2023-S931 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 931 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting virginity examinations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 267-a to read as follows: § 267-A. PROHIBITION OF VIRGINITY EXAMINATIONS. NO PERSON SHALL PERFORM A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION PURPORTING TO DETERMINE WHETHER AN INDI- VIDUAL HAS PREVIOUSLY HAD VAGINAL INTERCOURSE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01726-01-3
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