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S00706IntroClarifies the state's obligation to make payments with respect to certain lands acquired by the department of environmental conservation.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S00699IntroProvides an exemption for school districts from requirements for separate specifications for public works; permits school district to assign contract to a single responsible person, firm or corporation; permits school district to require a general co...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Education Committee
S00688IntroProvides for the issuance of distinctive license plates for African-American veterans; provides that such distinctive license plates shall bear the words "African-American Veteran"; provides for a one-time service charge of $10 for each such plate.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Transportation Committee
S00683IntroEstablishes the uniform mediation act; establishes that a mediation communication is privileged and is not subject to discovery or admissible in evidence unless waived or precluded; prohibits certain reports to be made by mediators; establishes that ...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00681IntroCreates a fair sharing housing act and a council on affordable housing within the executive department; provides for planning and construction of low and moderate income housing in accordance with regional considerations; provides that no municipalit...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
S00677IntroEnacts the "consumer credit fairness act"; establishes a 3 year statute of limitations for commencement of a cause of action arising out of a consumer credit transaction where the defendant is a purchaser, borrower or debtor; establishes a notice of ...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00672IntroRequires employers of motor carriers to provide overtime pay to their employees.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Labor Committee
S00666IntroProvides for annual school lead-copper tap water testing; requires the publishing of reports of contamination and abatement of such contamination; requires school districts to provide potable water to school children attending affected schools; exemp...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Health Committee
S00662IntroPromotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Health Committee
S00660IntroEstablishes an apportionment commission to create apportionment plans for congressional and state legislative districts based on decennial federal census, which shall be considered by and voted upon by the state legislature; eliminates the legislativ...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00658IntroPermits senior citizens whose spouses are deceased to substitute a more recent income for purposes of determing eligibility for the enhanced school tax relief (STAR) exemption.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Aging Committee
S00654IntroAuthorizes the possession and use of a single shot .22 caliber rifle by a person eleven years of age on a rifle range while supervised at an indoor or outdoor shooting range.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00644IntroMakes promoting prostitution in the first degree and certain provisions of promoting prostitution in the second and third degrees violent felony offenses; increases the severity of the penalties for patronizing a prostitute and permitting prostitutio...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00639IntroEstablishes a reverse mortgage loan program for low income seniors; provides for the state of NY mortgage agency to establish many of the parameters for the implementation of the program; defines terms; requires a care needs assessment of each applic...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
S00635IntroRequires certain persons and officials required to report suspected child abuse and maltreatment to complete ongoing training; further all teachers, school superintendents and licensed professionals who are required to report cases of child abuse and...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Children and Families Committee
S00629IntroExpands eligibility for those who receive awards under crime victims' compensation to include a domestic partner; defines domestic partner; further provides for out-of-pocket loss to include the cost of counseling for surviving family members of homi...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
S00623IntroProvides that antitrust laws shall not apply to any joint agreement entered into, in consultation with and approved by the state racing and wagering board, by or among non-profit associations, thoroughbred racing associations or corporations, harness...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee
S00622IntroIncreases the penalties for sexual performances by a child; increases age from 16 to 18 for application of existing sexual performance crimes; creates crimes of use of a child in a sexual performance in the first degree, promoting an obscene sexual p...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00619IntroEstablishes the crime of promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child in the first degree; definitions.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00613IntroProvides employers with a tax credit for expenditures to provide dependent care to adult dependents of employees of eligible expenditures for adults 60 or over or otherwise eligible; applies to corporate and noncorporate employers; also provides such...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00609IntroRequires the use of a simple and easy to read typeface on paper ballots.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Elections Committee
S00602IntroIncreases the contribution that a resident taxpayer may make to family tuition accounts for each beneficiary thereof during a taxable year.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00598IntroAllows local tax collectors to send tax statements by electronic mail to an address provided by a homeowner and to opt out of receiving paper statements of taxes.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Local Government Committee
S00595IntroAllows boards of education to provide transportation to and from school for a child for a lesser distance than two miles if the parent or guardian of the child has a physically limiting disability which renders him or her unable to accompany the chil...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Education Committee
S00593IntroRelates to endangering the welfare of a child; establishes the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00590IntroProvides that contributions made by any person, firm, association or corporation to a member of the state legislature which are intended to be used by such member or on behalf of such member for the payment of legal services and other charges in conn...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
S00588IntroBroadens requirements with respect to campaign disclosure statements to require expenditures of $5,000 or more incurred in the final 10 days of an election to be reported within 24 hours to the Board of Elections and requires such statements to be fi...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Elections Committee
S00581IntroEnacts the medical malpractice insurance premium credit act; provides a tax credit for a percentage of medical malpractice premiums paid by such taxpayer; defines relevant terms.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00580IntroPermits the declaration of an emergency pursuant to the EMTPA for rental housing accommodations located in buildings covered by a project based assistance contract pursuant to section 8 of the United States housing act of 1937.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
S00577IntroCreates the crime of vehicular manslaughter in the third degree, a class E felony, wherein a person operates a motor vehicle negligently so that the lives or safety of the public might be endangered and by any such operation causes the death of anoth...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00575IntroRevises procedures regarding the issuance of retail and special retail liquor, bottle club, restaurant-brewer and cabaret licenses for on-premises consumption for premises located within 500 feet of 3 or more existing premises in cities, towns and vi...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee
S00569IntroProvides a program to promote leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma research education and treatment and establishes the leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma research education and treatment fund; authorizes the commissioner of taxation and finance to create a ch...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Health Committee
S00563IntroProvides for the establishment of kinship guardianships for kinship foster parent; establishes the guardianship after a hearing and determination upon a petition filed by the kinship foster parent; provides that establishment of such guardianship doe...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Children and Families Committee
S00557IntroAuthorizes the trustees of the state university of New York and city university of New York to create academic review boards for the review of textbooks sold, purchased or used for academic purposes at all institutions of higher education; provides t...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Higher Education Committee
S00555IntroDirects the commissioner of transportation, upon a finding that a bridge has consistent defects and/or safety concerns, to establish and implement an emergency plan for the drivers and the communities that would be affected if such bridge closes for ...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Transportation Committee
S00553IntroAuthorizes the forest ranger force to establish a training program for volunteer search and rescue personnel to assist the forest rangers in wild, remote and forested areas of the state.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S00549IntroAuthorizes fire districts to impose ad valorem levies and special assessments on otherwise tax exempt real property.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Local Government Committee
S00547IntroProvides that the town board of any town, exclusive of suburban towns and towns having a population exceeding fifty thousand, may by local law, ordinance, order, rule or regulation establish maximum speed limits on town highways which have been class...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Transportation Committee
S00543IntroAuthorizes, under certain circumstances, full-time college and university students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their college or university is located.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Elections Committee
S00536IntroProvides that the education department shall set guidelines relating to noise and work hours on school construction sites.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Education Committee
S00521IntroProvides that the failure to report a release of hazardous substances is a class A misdemeanor and any such subsequent violation shall be a class E felony.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S00518IntroIncreases penalties for killing or injuring a police animal by providing that such offense shall be a class D felony; includes the intentional killing or injuring of an animal which can reasonably be identified as a police animal by means of its pres...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00512IntroRequires the employment address of certain sex offenders to be reported to the division of criminal justice services.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
S00511IntroDirects NYS energy research and development authority to undertake a statewide study of consumer behaviors with respect to energy efficiency and clean energy technology programs.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee
S00507IntroProhibits certain sex offenders from entering upon school grounds for the remainder of his or her natural life without a legitimate purpose as determined by the office of sex offender management.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Codes Committee
S00499IntroChanges fine for violations by employment agencies to up to $500 a day and a class A misdemeanor for 3 or more violations in 5 years.
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2011-01-05
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
S00497IntroEstablishes the economic resurgence initiative credit for taxpayers allowed a credit under the investment tax credit with respect to property, the acquisition, construction, reconstruction or erection of which commenced on or after January 1, 2011; a...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00496IntroProvides for the establishment of a joint budget committee or conference on appropriations and proposed legislation or resolutions related to the budget to resolve differences between similar but not identical legislation passed by the senate and ass...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
S00495IntroCreates the empire state internship program for secondary students who may be interested in specific careers; program provides exposure to advanced technologies and equipment not available in the classroom; authorizes commissioner of education to est...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Education Committee
S00489IntroProvides a real property tax exemption up to 10%, not in excess of $3000, at local option, for volunteer firefighters and members of volunteer ambulance companies; applies to counties of 734,000 to 736,000 inhabitants according to the latest decennia...
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2011-01-05
To Senate Local Government Committee
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