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A05567 Summary:

BILL NOA05567
 
SAME ASSAME AS S03067
 
SPONSORPichardo
 
COSPNSREpstein, De La Rosa, Sayegh, Seawright, Quart, Taylor, Cruz, Reyes, Dickens, DeStefano, Hyndman, Richardson, Lavine, Ramos
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Establishes a joint legislative committee on racial equity in New York state to review and prepare a racial equity impact assessment on all legislation that is reported favorably to both houses of the legislature.
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A05567 Actions:

BILL NOA05567
 
02/19/2021referred to governmental operations
09/15/2021enacting clause stricken
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A05567 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5567
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 19, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. PICHARDO, EPSTEIN, DE LA ROSA, SAYEGH, SEAWRIGHT,
          QUART,  TAYLOR,  CRUZ, REYES, DICKENS, DeSTEFANO, HYNDMAN, RICHARDSON,
          LAVINE, RAMOS -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Govern-
          mental Operations
 
        AN  ACT relating to establishing a joint legislative committee on racial
          equity in New York state

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. a. There is hereby created the joint legislative committee
     2  on racial equity in New York state. The committee shall provide a racial
     3  equity impact assessment on all legislation that is  favorably  reported
     4  from  both  houses of the legislature. The committee shall solicit input
     5  from members of the public, especially those individuals with  expertise
     6  related to racial equity issues, to aid the committee in its work.
     7    b.  The  committee  shall consist of the majority leaders and minority
     8  leaders from both houses of the legislature, ten  members  appointed  by
     9  the  temporary  president of the senate and ten members appointed by the
    10  speaker of the assembly who are representative of the  racial  diversity
    11  that exists in New York state. Any vacancies occurring among the members
    12  of  the committee shall be filled in the manner of the original appoint-
    13  ment.
    14    c. The committee shall (1) prepare a racial equity  impact  assessment
    15  on  all  legislation  that  is  reported favorably to both houses of the
    16  legislature to minimize unanticipated adverse consequences by  utilizing
    17  resources  that  have a:  (i) history of expertise and positive outcomes
    18  in  racial  equity;  and  (ii)  a  deep  understanding  of  ameliorating
    19  disproportionate  outcomes  and  unintended costs; (2) hold a hearing on
    20  any matter relating to the functions  of  the  committee;  (3)  identify
    21  state  policies and actions that, in conjunction with public and private
    22  partners and in support of racial equity, can work to achieve conditions
    23  of such; (4) review and make recommendations to  align  state  statutes,

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03513-01-1

        A. 5567                             2
 
     1  regulations, programs, services and budgetary priorities; (5) search for
     2  any  interdepartmental  gaps,  inconsistencies and inefficiencies in the
     3  implementation or attainment of the  state  policies  and  actions;  (6)
     4  identify  any  new  laws, regulations, programs, services, and budgetary
     5  priorities that are needed to ensure and promote desired  conditions  of
     6  racial  equity;  (7) serve as an informational resource for the legisla-
     7  ture; and (8) perform other activities, including public outreach.
     8    d. The committee shall have the  same  powers  as  other  standing  or
     9  select committees of the legislature.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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