Bill Text: NY S00968 | 2011-2012 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the manner in which certain provisions of the correction law are enforced.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2012-03-12 - COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES [S00968 Detail]

Download: New_York-2011-S00968-Introduced.html
                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________
                                          968
                              2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                                   I N  S E N A T E
                                      (PREFILED)
                                    January 5, 2011
                                      ___________
       Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON, DIAZ, KRUEGER -- read twice and
         ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
         Crime Victims, Crime and Correction
       AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to the manner through
         which enforcement proceedings are brought
         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section  1. Section 755 of the correction law, as added by chapter 931
    2  of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
    3    S 755. Enforcement. [1. In relation to actions by public agencies, the
    4  provisions of this article shall be enforceable by a proceeding  brought
    5  pursuant to article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules.
    6    2. In relation to actions by private employers, the] THE provisions of
    7  this article shall be enforceable by the division of human rights pursu-
    8  ant  to  the  powers  and procedures set forth in article fifteen of the
    9  executive law, and, concurrently, by the New  York  city  commission  on
   10  human  rights; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED
   11  TO LIMIT THE RIGHT OF A PERSON TO  PURSUE  ANY  LEGAL  REMEDY  AVAILABLE
   12  UNDER  ARTICLE  FIFTEEN  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE  LAW OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE
   13  PROVISION OF LAW.
   14    S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
   15  have become a law.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD04619-01-1
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