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SECTION 40-C
Discrimination
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 4
§ 40-c. Discrimination. 1. All persons within the jurisdiction of this
state shall be entitled to the equal protection of the laws of this
state or any subdivision thereof.

2. No person shall, because of race, creed, color, national origin,
sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or disability, as such term is defined in section two hundred ninety-two
of the executive law, be subjected to any discrimination in his or her
civil rights, or to any harassment, as defined in section 240.25 of the
penal law, in the exercise thereof, by any other person or by any firm,
corporation or institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision
of the state.