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NYC Human Rights Law

Title 8 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York

The NYC Human Rights Law incorporates all the amendments since 1991 when the Law was revised. Each amendment can still be accessed separately from the Amendments section under the Legal heading on the menu.

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Chapter 1. Commission on Human Right
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§ 8-101 Policy.
§ 8-102 Definitions.
§ 8-103 Commission on human rights.
§ 8-104 Functions.
§ 8-105 Powers and duties.
§ 8-106 Relations with city departments and agencies.
§ 8-107 Unlawful discriminatory practices.
§§ 8-107.1 Victims of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking.
§ 8-108 [Reserved.]
§ 8-109 Complaint.
§ 8-110 [Reserved.]
§ 8-111 Answer.
§ 8-112 Withdrawal of complaints.
§ 8-113 Dismissal of complaint.
§ 8-114 Investigations and investigative record keeping.
§ 8-115 Mediation and conciliation.
§ 8-116 Determination of probable cause.
§ 8-117 Rules of procedure.
§ 8-118 Noncompliance with discovery order or order relating to records.
§ 8-119 Hearing.
§ 8-120 Decision and order.
§ 8-121 Reopening of proceeding by commission.
§ 8-122 Injunction and temporary restraining order.
§ 8-123 Judicial review.
§ 8-124 Civil penalties for violating commission orders.
§ 8-125 Enforcement.
§ 8-126 Civil penalties imposed by commission for unlawful discrimination practices.
§ 8-127 Disposition of civil penalties.
§ 8-128 Institution of actions or proceedings.
§ 8-129 Criminal penalties.
§ 8-130 Construction.
§ 8-131 Applicability.

 

Chapter 2. Certain Unlawful Real Estate Practices
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§ 8- 201 Declaration of policy.
§ 8- 202 Definitions.
§ 8- 203 Unlawful real estate practices.
§ 8- 204 Non-solicitation areas.
§ 8- 205 Activities prohibited with respect to non-solicitation areas.
§ 8- 206 Hearings; rules: enforcement
§ 8- 207 Violations.
§ 8- 208 Civil remedies.

 

Chapter 3. Civil Rights Demonstration Protection
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§ 8-301 Legislative declaration.
§ 8-302 Removal of disability or disqualification.

 

Chapter 4. Civil Action to Eliminate Unlawful Discriminatory Practices
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§ 8-401 Legislative declaration.
§ 8-402 Civil action to eliminate unlawful discriminatory practice.
§ 8-403 Investigation.
§ 8-404 Civil Penalty.

 

Chapter 5. Civil Action by Persons Aggrieved by Unlawful Discriminatory Practices
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§ 8-502 Civil action by persons aggrieved by unlawful discriminatory practices.

 

Chapter 6. Discriminatory Harassment
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§ 8-602 Civil Action to enjoin discriminatory harassment; equitable remedies.
§ 8-603 Discriminatory harassment; civil penalties
§ 8-604 Disposition of civil penalties.

 

Chapter 7. Discriminatory Boycotts
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§ 8-701 Legislative declaration.
§ 8-702 Definitions.
§ 8-703 Investigative reporting requirements. 

 

The Administrative Code of the City of New York Bias-Based Profiling
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§ 14-151 Bias-based profiling.

 

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW ARTICLE 23-A LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES
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§ 750. Definitions.
§ 751. Applicability.
§ 752. Unfair discrimination against persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses prohibited. 
§ 753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.
§ 754. Written statement upon denial of license or employment.
§ 755. Enforcement.