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Meeting Name: Committee on Civil Rights (inactive) Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/18/2017 11:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0804-2015 *Inez D. Barron Proposed Int. No. 804-ARequire covered entities to engage in a cooperative dialogue with persons who are or may be entitled to reasonable accommodations.IntroductionThe New York City Human Rights Law currently requires the entities that it covers to make reasonable accommodations for victims of domestic violence, individuals with pregnancy and related conditions, religious needs, and disabilities. This bill clarifies the reasonable accommodation requirement by expressly requiring covered entities to engage in or seek to engage in a cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to such accommodation, in order to identify what reasonable accommodations are available to assist them. Int. 804-A applies to employers, providers of public accommodations, and providers of housing accommodations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0804-2015 *Inez D. Barron  Require covered entities to engage in a cooperative dialogue with persons who are or may be entitled to reasonable accommodations.IntroductionThe New York City Human Rights Law currently requires the entities that it covers to make reasonable accommodations for victims of domestic violence, individuals with pregnancy and related conditions, religious needs, and disabilities. This bill clarifies the reasonable accommodation requirement by expressly requiring covered entities to engage in or seek to engage in a cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to such accommodation, in order to identify what reasonable accommodations are available to assist them. Int. 804-A applies to employers, providers of public accommodations, and providers of housing accommodations.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0804-2015 *Inez D. Barron  Require covered entities to engage in a cooperative dialogue with persons who are or may be entitled to reasonable accommodations.IntroductionThe New York City Human Rights Law currently requires the entities that it covers to make reasonable accommodations for victims of domestic violence, individuals with pregnancy and related conditions, religious needs, and disabilities. This bill clarifies the reasonable accommodation requirement by expressly requiring covered entities to engage in or seek to engage in a cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to such accommodation, in order to identify what reasonable accommodations are available to assist them. Int. 804-A applies to employers, providers of public accommodations, and providers of housing accommodations.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0804-2015 AInez D. Barron  Require covered entities to engage in a cooperative dialogue with persons who are or may be entitled to reasonable accommodations.IntroductionThe New York City Human Rights Law currently requires the entities that it covers to make reasonable accommodations for victims of domestic violence, individuals with pregnancy and related conditions, religious needs, and disabilities. This bill clarifies the reasonable accommodation requirement by expressly requiring covered entities to engage in or seek to engage in a cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to such accommodation, in order to identify what reasonable accommodations are available to assist them. Int. 804-A applies to employers, providers of public accommodations, and providers of housing accommodations.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1012-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Proposed Int. No. 1202-AMaking improvements to clarify and strengthen the human rights law.IntroductionThis bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) to improve its organizational structure and enhance its clarity. The bill would make technical amendments necessary for restructuring and modernizing the language in the HRL, as well as changes clarifying the scope of the law’s protections for victims of domestic violence, sex offenses and stalking. The bill would move certain definitions into and out of section 8-102 of the Code and would apply a uniform style to the definitions section. The bill would also amend the Charter provisions setting forth the Human Rights Commission’s powers: consolidating duplicative provisions and repealing them from the Code, clarifying existing enforcement authority and amending the annual report due date. Additionally, the bill would move Chapters 8-11 of Title 8 to more subject-matter appropriate titles. Finally, the bill would update cross-references in other provisions of the Code to reflect the structural amendments to Title 8.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1012-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Making improvements to clarify and strengthen the human rights law.IntroductionThis bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) to improve its organizational structure and enhance its clarity. The bill would make technical amendments necessary for restructuring and modernizing the language in the HRL, as well as changes clarifying the scope of the law’s protections for victims of domestic violence, sex offenses and stalking. The bill would move certain definitions into and out of section 8-102 of the Code and would apply a uniform style to the definitions section. The bill would also amend the Charter provisions setting forth the Human Rights Commission’s powers: consolidating duplicative provisions and repealing them from the Code, clarifying existing enforcement authority and amending the annual report due date. Additionally, the bill would move Chapters 8-11 of Title 8 to more subject-matter appropriate titles. Finally, the bill would update cross-references in other provisions of the Code to reflect the structural amendments to Title 8.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1012-2015 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Making improvements to clarify and strengthen the human rights law.IntroductionThis bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) to improve its organizational structure and enhance its clarity. The bill would make technical amendments necessary for restructuring and modernizing the language in the HRL, as well as changes clarifying the scope of the law’s protections for victims of domestic violence, sex offenses and stalking. The bill would move certain definitions into and out of section 8-102 of the Code and would apply a uniform style to the definitions section. The bill would also amend the Charter provisions setting forth the Human Rights Commission’s powers: consolidating duplicative provisions and repealing them from the Code, clarifying existing enforcement authority and amending the annual report due date. Additionally, the bill would move Chapters 8-11 of Title 8 to more subject-matter appropriate titles. Finally, the bill would update cross-references in other provisions of the Code to reflect the structural amendments to Title 8.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1012-2015 AMelissa Mark-Viverito  Making improvements to clarify and strengthen the human rights law.IntroductionThis bill would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) to improve its organizational structure and enhance its clarity. The bill would make technical amendments necessary for restructuring and modernizing the language in the HRL, as well as changes clarifying the scope of the law’s protections for victims of domestic violence, sex offenses and stalking. The bill would move certain definitions into and out of section 8-102 of the Code and would apply a uniform style to the definitions section. The bill would also amend the Charter provisions setting forth the Human Rights Commission’s powers: consolidating duplicative provisions and repealing them from the Code, clarifying existing enforcement authority and amending the annual report due date. Additionally, the bill would move Chapters 8-11 of Title 8 to more subject-matter appropriate titles. Finally, the bill would update cross-references in other provisions of the Code to reflect the structural amendments to Title 8.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available