NY A07797 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-0)
Status: Introduced on May 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-20 - substituted by s6209a
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Summary

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.

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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.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-06-20 - Assembly - Assembly Rules Committee: Favorable (Y: 27 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-06-19 - Assembly - Assembly Codes Committee: Favorable refer to committee Rules (Y: 19 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-20Assemblysubstituted by s6209a
2019-06-20Assemblyrules report cal.657
2019-06-20Assemblyreported
2019-06-19Assemblyreported referred to rules
2019-06-18Assemblyreference changed to codes
2019-06-13Assemblyprint number 7797a
2019-06-13Assemblyamend and recommit to governmental operations
2019-05-23Assemblyreferred to governmental operations

Same As/Similar To

S06209 (Same As) 2019-07-12 - SIGNED CHAP.95

New York State Sources


Bill Comments

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