Commission on Human Rights Rules of Practice

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Notice of Adoption 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to the authority vested in the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) by section 905(e)(9) of the New York City Charter and in accordance with the requirements of Section 1043 of the Charter, that the Commission has amended its rules governing practices and procedures for case management. The required public hearing was held on May 30, 2019. 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule


The Commission is amending Chapter 1 of its rules to update the procedures and practices related to how cases are filed, investigated, and litigated at the Commission.


The Commission’s authority for this rule is found in sections 905(9) and 1043 of the New York City Charter.