New York Senator Brian Benjamin [D]

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NYS01819IntroEstablishes state and New York city maternal mortality review boards and the maternal mortality and morbidity advisory council for the purpose of reviewing maternal deaths and maternal morbidity and developing and disseminating findings, recommendati...
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2019-03-20
SUBSTITUTED BY A3276
NYS04673IntroEstablishes the offense of official misconduct by release of a sealed record and makes such offense a class A misdemeanor.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS04688IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of general services to transfer and convey certain lands in New York city to the urban development corporation.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS01130EngrossRelates to notification requirements for a seven day license to sell liquor at retail for consumption off the premises.
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2019-03-19
To Assembly Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee
NYS04331IntroReduces the limitations on the number of schools in the city of New York at which photo speed violation monitoring systems may be utilized and the times during which they may be operated; requires such city to install signs giving notice of the use o...
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2019-03-19
SUBSTITUTED BY A6449
NYS01826EngrossEnacts the "New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or gr...
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2019-03-12
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS01077IntroRelates to sentencing and resentencing in domestic violence cases.
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2019-03-12
SUBSTITUTED BY A3974
NYS00731IntroRelates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and Albany.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS04447IntroRelates to establishing the state university of New York and city university of New York endowment fund.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS00221IntroRelates to removing the lifetime ban on jury duty for convicted felons who have completed their sentencing, including any period of probation or community supervision.
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2019-03-06
AMENDED ON THIRD READING 221A
NYS02605IntroRelates to harassment of a rent regulated tenant; establishes the crimes of harassment of a rent regulated tenant in the first and second degree.
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2019-03-06
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS02101IntroEnacts the "bail elimination act of 2019"; creates provisions for pretrial detention.
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2019-03-05
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS02450EngrossAmends provisions relating to requirements for the safe storage of rifles, shotguns and firearms; requires sellers to provide notice of the duty to use gun locking devices and otherwise lock guns away from children and other persons not authorized to...
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2019-03-04
returned to senate
NYS02077IntroRequires car wash workers to be paid the minimum wage without allowance for gratuities.
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2019-02-26
RECOMMIT, ENACTING CLAUSE STRICKEN
NYS02451PassEstablishes extreme risk protection orders as a court-issued order of protection prohibiting a person from purchasing, possessing or attempting to purchase or possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun.
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2019-02-25
SIGNED CHAP.19
NYS04030IntroRequires car wash workers to be paid the minimum wage without allowance for gratuities.
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2019-02-25
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS00299IntroRelates to the establishment of rent adjustments and prohibition of fuel pass-along charges.
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2019-02-21
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS03941IntroRelates to establishing sexual harassment prevention training protocols within the private sector including a model management policy and training program and how to properly disseminate information to employers and employees.
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2019-02-21
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS02440PassProvides that the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of a sexual offense committed against a child shall not begin to run until the child turns 23 years of age; provides that a civil action for conduct constituting a sexual offense again...
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2019-02-14
SIGNED CHAP.11
NYS01825IntroReduces certain sentences of imprisonment for misdemeanors to three hundred sixty-four days.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03745IntroRelates to the crime of official misconduct for sexual harassment for members of the New York state legislature; makes it a class A misdemeanor.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03746IntroCreates the crime of official misconduct for sexual harassment by a public servant; makes it a class A misdemeanor.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03747IntroProhibits officers or employees of a state agency, members of the legislature or legislative employees from committing acts of sexual harassment while serving in his or her official capacity.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Ethics Committee
NYS03706IntroCreates the office of the correctional ombudsman to achieve transparency, fairness, impartiality and accountability in New York state correctional facilities; relates to reports by coroners; designates investigators of the office of the correctional ...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
NYS03695IntroRepeals provisions relating to personnel records of police officers, firefighters and correction officers.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03577IntroEstablishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benef...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Health Committee
NYS03372IntroRelates to a half fare rate program in the MTA for veterans.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Transportation Committee
NYS00517IntroRelates to equality of rights and protection against discrimination.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS01048EngrossAmends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suf...
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2019-02-07
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS01049EngrossAuthorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.
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2019-02-07
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS02845IntroProhibits an owner from adjusting the amount of preferential rent, rent charged and paid by the tenant which is less than the legal regulated rent for the housing accommodation, upon the renewal of a lease; only allows the owner to make such adjustme...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS03457IntroRelates to allowing a court to waive certain surcharges and fees; authorizes a court to waive certain surcharges and fees for a defendant under the age of 21 under certain circumstances.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS01830IntroRelates to the functions of the chief administrator of the courts; relates to reporting requirements.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03398IntroExcludes video camera recordings and raw data generated from such recordings generated from cameras worn or used by police from being included as personnel records.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS01343IntroModifies the standard of evidence and certain other procedures when determining whether to revoke the presumptive release, parole, conditional release or post-release supervision status of a person.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
NYS02591IntroMakes conforming technical changes to the New York City administrative code and the emergency tenant protection act relating to vacancy decontrol.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS03196IntroDirects the attorney general to review incidents where a civilian is killed by a police officer.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS02966IntroEstablishes the empire state music production credit and the empire state digital gaming media production credit; defines terms.
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2019-01-31
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS02992IntroEnacts the New York state climate and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.
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2019-01-31
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS02449EngrossEstablishes the municipal gun buyback program by the division of state police for the voluntary return of guns; establishes the municipal gun buyback program fund to fund the program.
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2019-01-29
returned to senate
NYS02438IntroRelates to access to foreign state records concerning previous or present mental illness of applicants for firearms licenses.
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2019-01-29
SUBSTITUTED BY A1213
NYS02448EngrossProhibits the possession, manufacture, transport and disposition of rapid-fire modification devices.
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2019-01-29
returned to senate
NYS02837IntroEnacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act: grants collective bargaining rights to farm laborers; requires employers of farm laborers to allow at least 24 consecutive hours of rest each week; provides for an 8 hour work day for farm laborers; re...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS02041EngrossRequires public notice prior to certain transportation facility closures; provides an exception for unforeseen circumstances where closure is necessary to ensure public health, safety and welfare.
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2019-01-28
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYS01623IntroRestricts the use of segregated confinement and creates alternative therapeutic and rehabilitative confinement options; limits the length of time a person may be in segregated confinement and excludes certain persons from being placed in segregated c...
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2019-01-28
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS00839EngrossEnacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements.
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2019-01-28
To Assembly Education Committee
NYS02571IntroRequires police officers and peace officers to issue appearance tickets to individuals charged with certain offenses instead of arresting such individuals.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS02592IntroProhibits the termination of tenancy in housing occupied by substantially all persons over sixty-five years of age and/or persons with disabilities without cause; prohibits increasing rent more than one percent above the percentage change.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Aging Committee
NYS02590IntroEstablishes an emergency evacuation plan for individuals with disabilities; establishes $500 fine for failure to comply with such plan within one year of the effective date.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS02574IntroEstablishes the office of special investigation within the department of law to investigate and prosecute any alleged criminal offense or offenses committed by a police officer or peace officer, concerning the death of any person as a result of any e...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Codes Committee
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