New York Senator Brian Benjamin [D]

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NYS00517EngrossRelates to equality of rights and protection against discrimination.
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2020-03-13
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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2020-03-13
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS01049EngrossAuthorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.
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2020-03-13
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS00594IntroRelates to state government integrity including the creation of a New York state government integrity commission.
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS06705IntroRequires the department of public health to develop and disseminate information regarding bone marrow donor programs and authorizes physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to provide such information to patients.
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2020-03-11
2ND REPORT CAL.
NYS03469IntroRelates to tax exemptions for community land trusts and income-restricted homeownership property.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Local Government Committee
NYS05696IntroRequires the public service commission to review broadband and fiber optic services within the state and requires the expansion of broadband and fiber optic services.
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2020-03-11
2ND REPORT CAL.
NYS00844EngrossRelates to the small business regional revolving loan program.
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2020-03-10
To Assembly Small Business Committee
NYS06259EngrossProvides for advance payment of the earned income credit by employers, the commissioner of the department of tax and finance and the commissioner of New York City's department of finance.
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2020-03-10
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS06383IntroExempts certain property in the borough of Manhattan from the prohibition of alcohol sales for on-premises consumption within a certain distance from a church.
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2020-03-10
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS05959IntroEstablishes the right of publicity and provides for a private right of action for unlawful dissemination or publication of a sexually explicit depiction of an individual.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS06935EngrossRelates to fair, non-biased compensation; removes language regarding bringing actions in court regarding compensation discrimination.
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2020-03-10
returned to senate
NYS03916EngrossProvides a program fee option for graduate students.
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2020-03-10
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYJ02953PassCommemorating the 150th Anniversary of Syracuse University
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2020-03-10
ADOPTED
NYJ03014PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 11, 2020, to April 12, 2020, as Garifuna-American Heritage Month in the State of New York
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2020-03-10
ADOPTED
NYS07628IntroRelates to establishing the housing access voucher program; provides that the commissioner of the division of housing and community renewal shall implement a program of rental assistance in the form of housing vouchers for eligible individuals and fa...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYJ02957PassHonoring Esmeralda Simmons, Esq. upon the occasion of her retirement after more than 34 years of distinguished service as Founding Executive Director of the Center for Law and Social Justice
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2020-03-10
ADOPTED
NYJ03016PassCommemorating the 55th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma-to-Montgomery march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge
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2020-03-10
ADOPTED
NYS00222EngrossRelates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS00849EngrossAuthorizes use of closed-circuit television for the testimony of domestic violence victim witnesses in a criminal proceeding subject to the same restrictions as are applicable to child witnesses.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS05744IntroEstablishes a tax credit for employment of an individual who has successfully completed a judicial diversion substance abuse treatment program or graduated from drug court.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS06662IntroRequires the department of health of the state of New York to conduct a study of the effects of racial and ethnic disparities on infant mortality and prepare and submit a report to the governor and the legislature.
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2020-03-04
SUBSTITUTED BY A6987A
NYS06707IntroRequires the department of health of the state of New York to conduct a study of the effects of racial and ethnic disparities on breastfeeding rates and prepare and submit a report to the governor and the legislature.
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2020-03-04
SUBSTITUTED BY A6986A
NYS05615EngrossEstablishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS07029IntroRelates to additional exclusions for entire net income; includes deductions pursuant to IRC section 163.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS06668IntroExpands the eligibility period for indigent legal service attorneys to receive certain loan forgiveness and increases loan reimbursement for certain attorneys who work in legal services with indigent clients.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
NYJ02934PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 2020, as Women's History Month in the State of New York
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2020-03-03
ADOPTED
NYS07934IntroRelates to requiring at least one member of the state board of parole be a formerly incarcerated person.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
NYJ02929PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 10, 2020, as Maple Day in the State of New York
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2020-03-03
ADOPTED
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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2020-03-02
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS07194EngrossProvides access to students on information pertaining to voter education.
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2020-03-02
ordered to third reading cal.434
NYS06773EngrossIncreases the amount of the farm workforce retention credit from $600 to $1,200 per farm employee.
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2020-03-02
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS00216IntroEstablishes merit time allowance credits and certain administrative privileges credits for local correctional facilities for eligible inmates.
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2020-02-27
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYS01135IntroRelates to establishing the commission on African American history and achievement.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
NYS01824IntroRelates to affordable housing corporation grants by increasing the amount that can be granted to a high cost project.
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2020-02-27
ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
NYJ02914PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 2020, as Dominican Heritage Month in the State of New York
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2020-02-27
ADOPTED
NYS06706IntroEstablishes the outdoor Rx act; requires the division of veterans' services to review issues relating to veterans' abilities to access state parks, lands and facilities; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
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2020-02-26
SUBSTITUTED BY A8094A
NYS07169EngrossRequires domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology.
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2020-02-26
returned to senate
NYS04006IntroProvides for the types of damages that may be awarded to the persons for whose benefit an action for wrongful death is brought i.e. grief and anguish; loss of love, society, protection, comfort, companionship and consortium; reasonable funeral expens...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS07228IntroDirects the commissioner of corrections and community supervision, in consultation with the commissioner of motor vehicles and the federal bureau of prisons, to develop a program to provide an identification card to each inmate upon the release of su...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
NYJ02848PassHonoring Deborah Carey for her outstanding advocacy of lymphedema awareness and research
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2020-02-25
ADOPTED
NYJ02869PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 26, 2020, as 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum Day in the State of New York
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2020-02-25
ADOPTED
NYJ02861PassCommending Hunter College of the City University of New York upon the occasion of celebrating its 150th Anniversary
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2020-02-25
ADOPTED
NYS05565IntroRelates to establishing the New York public banking act; authorizes the lending of public credit to public banks and authorizes public ownership of stock in public banks for the purpose of achieving cost savings, strengthening local economies, suppor...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Banks Committee
NYS07797IntroEnacts the New York civil rights cold case records collection act; directs the state archivist to create a civil rights cold case records collection; creates the civil rights cold case records review board which shall assist the archivist in the coll...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee
NYS07798IntroEstablishes the "Malcom X unsolved civil rights crime act of 2020"; requires the assistant attorney of the civil rights bureau to investigate violations of criminal civil rights statutes that occurred not later than December thirty-first, nineteen se...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS07768IntroCreates the non-profit organization financial relief fund to compensate certain non-profit organizations that do not receive federal funding as a result of a lapse in appropriations by the United States government that begins on or after December 22,...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS07769IntroRelates to the creation of the emergency financial relief fund to provide financial relief to federal employees or employees of federal contractors who are residents of New York state and required to work without compensation or placed on unpaid leav...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS07759IntroRequires the state board of elections to develop a program to be administered by all boards of elections to notify voters of certain information where their area has been redistricted.
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2020-02-14
To Senate Elections Committee
NYS05433EngrossProhibits state chartered banking institutions from investing in and providing financing for private prisons.
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2020-02-13
To Assembly Banks Committee
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