2017 ushers in new laws for New York state

Some new laws came into effect in New York Sunday with the beginning of the New Year. Among the new laws, single-stall restrooms in bars

Among the new laws, single-stall restrooms in bars and restaurants must all be gender neutral, which aims to protect against discrimination toward the LGBTQ community.

Among the new laws, single-stall restrooms in bars and restaurants must all be gender neutral, which aims to protect against discrimination toward the LGBTQ community. (1/1/17)

THE BRONX - Some new laws came into effect in New York Sunday with the beginning of the New Year.

Among the new laws, single-stall restrooms in bars and restaurants must all be gender neutral, which aims to protect against discrimination toward the LGBTQ community.

Other laws include a requirement for defibrillators at baseball fields, notifications on elections sent by email to voters, a new voter information portal to track absentee ballots and requirements on giving notice on former poll sites.

 

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