assembly Bill A358

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards and commissions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2023 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1276
substituted for s3225
May 09, 2023 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 20, 2023 advanced to third reading cal.123
Apr 17, 2023 reported
Jan 06, 2023 referred to governmental operations

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A358 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3225
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-g, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7669, S7319
2015-2016: A2403, S54
2017-2018: A8344, S41
2019-2020: A7929, S47, S6321
2021-2022: A2632, S774

A358 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity or expression of residents by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

A358 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    358
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 6, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRONSON,  SEAWRIGHT,  OTIS  -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
   cies, boards and commissions

   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. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION; SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND
 GENDER  EXPRESSION.    1.  EVERY STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT
 DIRECTLY OR BY CONTRACT COLLECTS DEMOGRAPHIC DATA AS TO THE ANCESTRY  OR
 ETHNIC  ORIGIN  OF RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE
 COLLECTION CATEGORIES AND TABULATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND  GENDER
 IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
   2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
 PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
 OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
 ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
 CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
   3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
 AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
 INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
 RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
 COMMISSION PUBLISHED OR RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR
 YEAR  FOLLOWING  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION. THE DATA SHALL BE
 MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND  FEDERAL  LAW,
 EXCEPT  FOR  PERSONAL  IDENTIFYING  INFORMATION,  WHICH  SHALL BE DEEMED
 CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA ON THE INTERNET WEB SITE OF THE AGENCY
 ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR YEAR  FOLLOWING  THE  EFFECTIVE
 DATE  OF  THIS  SECTION, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01613-01-3