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S 6209 - Expands the Definition of Race and Prohibits Racial Discrimination - New York Key Vote

Alessandra Biaggi voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to S 6209

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands the Definition of Race and Prohibits Racial Discrimination

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (130-10) -

Title: Expands the Definition of Race and Prohibits Racial Discrimination

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (46-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands the Definition of Race and Prohibits Racial Discrimination

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the definition of "race" to include hair texture and protective hairstyles, and prohibits discrimination based on this updated definition of "race".

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “race” to include traits such as hair texture and protective hairstyles (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “protective hairstyles” to include braids, locks, and twists (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes that this act shall take effect immediately (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands the Definition of Race and Prohibits Racial Discrimination

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