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S01198 Summary:

BILL NOS01198
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORGIANARIS
 
COSPNSRHOYLMAN, PARKER, SALAZAR, SERRANO
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §109, St Fin L
 
Directs the comptroller to prohibit payment of any travel claim for travel to, from or within a state which allows businesses to assert a right of the free exercise of religion as a defense to a cause of action commenced by an individual, group of individuals or non-governmental entity for wrongful discrimination.
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S01198 Actions:

BILL NOS01198
 
01/08/2021REFERRED TO FINANCE
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S01198 Memo:

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S01198 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1198
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     January 8, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, PARKER, SALAZAR, SERRANO -- read
          twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
          Committee on Finance
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to prohibiting the
          payment of any claim for travel to, from and/or within certain  states
          that allow for profit businesses to assert a right of free exercise of
          religion
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 109 of the state finance law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
     3    2-a. The comptroller shall not draw his or her warrant for the payment
     4  of any claim or voucher submitted for any expense, including the payment
     5  of any per diem allowance, incurred for any travel to, from and/or with-
     6  in any state which, by law, authorizes for profit businesses  to  invoke
     7  the  free  exercise  of  religion  as  a  defense  to  a cause of action
     8  commenced by an individual, group  of  individuals  or  non-governmental
     9  entity  for wrongful discrimination. The prohibition established in this
    10  subdivision shall not apply to any travel which is necessary to  enforce
    11  any  provisions  of  law  of  this state, to comply with any contractual
    12  obligation of the state or to protect public safety.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03153-01-1
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