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A 5039 - Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Grace Meng Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-59) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression.

  • Prohibits discrimination based on the gender identity or expression of an individual in the following circumstances (Secs. 2, 14, 17 & 18):
    • When an individual obtains employment;
    • When an individual obtains education;
    • When an individual applies for credit;
    • When an individual uses public accommodations; and
    • When an individual uses or occupies housing or commercial space.
  • Defines “gender identity or expression” as having or being perceived as having 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 sex assigned to that person at birth (Secs. 3, 20 & 23).
  • Specifies that a “hate crime” includes an intentional offense against an individual in whole or in part because of a belief or perception regarding the individual’s gender identity or expression (Secs. 20 & 24).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression



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