S04177 Summary:

BILL NOS04177
 
SAME ASSAME AS A01532
 
SPONSORANTONACCI
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 89-a, Pub Off L
 
Prohibits certain confidentiality and nondisclosure provisions from inclusion in contracts entered into by the state; provides an exclusion in cases of sexual harassment when the complainant prefers confidentiality.
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S04177 Actions:

BILL NOS04177
 
03/04/2019REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
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S04177 Committee Votes:

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S04177 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S04177 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4177
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      March 4, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sen. ANTONACCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
          certain confidentiality and nondisclosure provisions from inclusion in
          contracts entered into by the state

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new section
     2  89-a to read as follows:
     3    § 89-a. Non-disclosure agreements; prohibitions.  Notwithstanding  any
     4  other  provision  of  law,  no agreement or contract entered into by the
     5  state or a local government or public authority or  school  district  or
     6  the  state  university  of  New  York  or  any  agency shall contain any
     7  provision, clause or language that provides that the contract or  agree-
     8  ment  or  any  of  its terms are confidential or that the parties to the
     9  agreement  or  contract  are  prohibited  from  disclosing,  discussing,
    10  describing  or  commenting  upon the terms of the agreement or contract;
    11  provided, however, such non-disclosure agreements shall  be  permissible
    12  in a claim involving sexual harassment if the condition of confidential-
    13  ity is the complainant's preference.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00210-01-9
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