Bill Text: NY A00271 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Provides that no person shall be discriminated in his or her civil rights because of sex.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-26 - REFERRED TO JUDICIARY [A00271 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A00271-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Judiciary
        proposing an amendment to section 11 of article 1 of  the  constitution,
          in relation to equal rights for women
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 11 of article
     2  1 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
     3    §  11.  No  person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of
     4  this state or any subdivision thereof. No person shall, because of race,
     5  color, sex, creed or religion, be subjected to any discrimination in his
     6  or her civil rights by any other person or by any firm, corporation,  or
     7  institution, or by the state or any agency or subdivision of the state.
     8    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
     9  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
    10  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    11  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    12  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.