Votes: NY A07797 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Prohibits race discrimination based on natural hair or hairstyles; defines "race" for certain specific purposes to include, but not be limited to, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, and ethnic background, and to include traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles; and defines "protective hairstyles" to include, but not be limited to, such hairstyles as braids, locks, and twists.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - substituted by s6209a [A07797 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Voting Records

ChamberVoteDateYeaNayNVAbsTotalResultSourceView
AssemblyAssembly Rules Committee: Favorable2019-06-202700431PassedLinkView
AssemblyAssembly Codes Committee: Favorable refer to committee Rules2019-06-191930022PassedLinkView


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