N.Y. Executive Law Section 293
Division of human rights


There is hereby created in the executive department a division of human rights hereinafter in this article called the division. The head of such division shall be a commissioner hereinafter in this article called the commissioner, who shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate and shall hold office at the pleasure of the governor. The commissioner shall be entitled to his or her expenses actually and necessarily incurred by him or her in the performance of his or her duties.


The commissioner may establish, consolidate, reorganize or abolish such bureaus and other organizational units within the division as he or she determines to be necessary for efficient operation.

Source: Section 293 — Division of human rights, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EXC/293 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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