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S00812 Summary:

BILL NOS00812B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A02035-B
 
SPONSORBIAGGI
 
COSPNSRADDABBO, BRISPORT, BROOKS, BROUK, COONEY, GAUGHRAN, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KRUEGER, LIU, MARTUCCI, MAYER, SALAZAR, STAVISKY
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §295, Exec L
 
Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment to be administered by the division of human rights; makes related provisions.
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S00812 Actions:

BILL NOS00812B
 
01/06/2021REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
02/01/2021REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
02/17/2021AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
02/17/2021PRINT NUMBER 812A
04/26/20211ST REPORT CAL.778
04/27/20212ND REPORT CAL.
04/28/2021ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/25/2021PASSED SENATE
05/25/2021DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
05/25/2021referred to governmental employees
01/05/2022died in assembly
01/05/2022returned to senate
01/05/2022REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
02/01/20221ST REPORT CAL.381
02/02/20222ND REPORT CAL.
02/03/2022ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
03/01/2022PASSED SENATE
03/01/2022DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
03/01/2022referred to governmental employees
03/02/2022RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
03/02/2022returned to senate
03/02/2022VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
03/02/2022AMENDED ON THIRD READING 812B
03/07/2022SUBSTITUTED BY A2035B
 A02035 AMEND=B Niou
 01/14/2021referred to governmental employees
 03/12/2021amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
 03/12/2021print number 2035a
 01/05/2022referred to governmental employees
 01/28/2022reference changed to governmental operations
 02/01/2022reported referred to ways and means
 02/17/2022amend and recommit to ways and means
 02/17/2022print number 2035b
 03/01/2022reported referred to rules
 03/01/2022reported
 03/01/2022rules report cal.62
 03/01/2022ordered to third reading rules cal.62
 03/01/2022passed assembly
 03/01/2022delivered to senate
 03/01/2022REFERRED TO CODES
 03/07/2022SUBSTITUTED FOR S812B
 03/07/20223RD READING CAL.381
 03/07/2022PASSED SENATE
 03/07/2022RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
 03/15/2022delivered to governor
 03/16/2022signed chap.138
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S00812 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         812--B
            Cal. No. 381
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, ADDABBO, BRISPORT, BROOKS, BROUK, COONEY,
          GAUGHRAN, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KRUEGER,  LIU,  MARTUCCI,  MAYER,
          SALAZAR,  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
          to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government
          Operations  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to
          the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
          ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
          recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and  Government  Oper-
          ations  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
          from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
          third  reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the Assembly,
          recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,  amended  and
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a toll
          free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harass-
          ment

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 295 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 18 to read as follows:
     3    18.  To establish a toll free confidential hotline to provide individ-
     4  uals with complaints of workplace sexual harassment counsel and  assist-
     5  ance.  The  division  shall operate this hotline during regular business
     6  hours and disseminate information about this hotline in order to  ensure
     7  public  knowledge  of the hotline, including by working with the depart-
     8  ment of labor to ensure that information on the hotline is  included  in
     9  any  materials  employers  must  post  or provide to employees regarding
    10  sexual harassment. The division will work with organizations  represent-
    11  ing attorneys, including but not limited to the New York state bar asso-
    12  ciation,  to  recruit attorneys experienced in providing counsel related
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02897-05-2

        S. 812--B                           2
 
     1  to sexual harassment matters who can provide  pro  bono  assistance  and
     2  counsel  to  individuals  that  contact the hotline.   The hotline shall
     3  comply with all of the requirements for a program operated under the New
     4  York Rules of Professional Conduct, 12 NYCRR, Rule 6.5 (Participation in
     5  limited pro bono legal service programs).  Attorneys may not solicit, or
     6  permit employees or agents of the attorneys to solicit on the attorney's
     7  behalf,  further  representation  of any individuals they advise through
     8  the hotline relating to discussed sexual harassment complaint.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    10  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    11  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    12  tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
    13  completed on or before such effective date.
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