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Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

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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 adopted new rules governing pre-employment testing for marijuana.  

 

The required public hearing was held on April 16, 2020. The Commission voted to adopt the final rules at a public meeting held on June 16, 2020.

 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) is amending its rules to add exceptions to the general prohibition on preemployment testing for tetrahydrocannabinols or marijuana. 

The Commission’s authority for these rules is found in sections 905(e)(9) and 1043 of the New York City Charter and section 8-107(31) of the Administrative Code.

Effective Date: 
Fri, 07/24/2020

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments

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Monday, April 27, 2020
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NOTICE OF EXTENDED TIME TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED RULE

The New York City Commission on Human Rights is proposing to amend its rules to clarify exceptions to the general prohibition on preemployment testing for tetrahydrocannabinols or marijuana. These proposed rules will amend Title 47 of the Rules of the City of New York.

In light of difficulties that COVID-19 may pose for certain members of the public seeking to provide comment on the proposed rules, the deadline to submit written comments is extended to April 27, 2020. An online hearing of the proposed rules was held on April 16, 2020.  View this PDF to see the proposed rule on marijuana testing exceptions

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