Bill Text: NY S01853 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides that no state or local agency, or any agent thereof, may use any funds, facilities, property, equipment or personnel of such agency to investigate, enforce or provide assistance in the investigation or enforcement of any federal program requiring registration of individuals, or maintaining a database of individuals, on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national or ethnic origin.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - REFERRED TO CODES [S01853 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01853-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1853
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 16, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, SERRANO, BAILEY, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MONT-
          GOMERY, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
          be committed to the Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the prohibition  on
          certain databases and registries
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
     2  79-o to read as follows:
     3    §  79-o. Prohibition on certain databases and registries.  No state or
     4  local agency, or any agent thereof, may use any funds, facilities, prop-
     5  erty, equipment or personnel of such agency to investigate,  enforce  or
     6  provide  assistance  in  the investigation or enforcement of any federal
     7  program requiring registration of individuals, or maintaining a database
     8  of individuals, on the basis  of  race,  color,  creed,  gender,  sexual
     9  orientation,  religion,  or national or ethnic origin.  For the purposes
    10  of this section, the term "agency" shall mean  any  state  or  municipal
    11  department,  board,  bureau,  division,  commission,  committee,  public
    12  authority, public corporation, council,  office  or  other  governmental
    13  entity  performing  a governmental or proprietary function for the state
    14  or any one or more municipalities thereof.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07541-01-9
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