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File #: Int 1186-2016    Version: Name: Amending the definitions of sexual orientation and gender in the New York city human rights law.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil Rights
On agenda: 5/25/2016
Enactment date: 1/11/2018 Law number: 2018/038
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definitions of sexual orientation and gender in the New York city human rights law
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Margaret S. Chin, Rosie Mendez, Corey D. Johnson, James Vacca, Carlos Menchaca, Ritchie J. Torres, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would amend the definitions for sexual orientation and gender in the New York City Human Rights Law.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1186-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1186, 3. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 6/19/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/19/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/19/17, 7. Proposed Int. No. 1186-A - 12/12/17, 8. Committee Report 12/7/17, 9. Hearing Transcript 12/7/17, 10. December 11, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-11-17, 12. Int. No. 1186-A (FINAL), 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/17/2018ADaniel Dromm City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/2018ADaniel Dromm Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2017ADaniel Dromm Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2017ADaniel Dromm City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2017ADaniel Dromm City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Daniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Daniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017*Daniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2017ADaniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Daniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Daniel Dromm Committee on Civil Rights Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Daniel Dromm City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Daniel Dromm City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1186-A

 

By Council Members Dromm, Chin, Mendez, Johnson, Vacca, Menchaca, Torres, Rodriguez, Salamanca and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definitions of sexual orientation and gender in the New York city human rights law 

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subdivision 20 of section 8-102 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 39 for the year 1991, is amended to read as follows:  

                     20. The term "sexual orientation" means an individual’s actual or perceived romantic, physical or sexual attraction to other persons, or lack thereof, on the basis of gender. A continuum of sexual orientation exists and includes, but is not limited to, heterosexuality, homosexuality, [or] bisexuality, asexuality, and pansexuality.

                     § 2.  Subdivision 23 of section 8-102 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 3 for the year 2002, is amended to read as follows: 

23. The term "gender" shall include actual or perceived sex [and shall also  include  a  person's  gender  identity,  self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, whether or not that gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression is different from that traditionally associated with the legal], gender identity, and gender expression including a person’s actual or perceived gender-related self-image, appearance, behavior, expression, or other gender-related characteristic, regardless of the sex assigned to that person at birth.                     

                     § 3.  This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

LS #5628

DA/ZH

12/01/2017