New York Senator Brian Kavanagh [D]

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NYS08096IntroRelates to establishing an obligation to affirmatively further fair housing by state departments, agencies or offices administering housing laws or housing programs and by any localities receiving state funds to administer programs and activities rel...
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2020-10-14
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS02328PassEnables employees to receive electronic confirmation of the information that would otherwise be included in a pay stub; authorizes rules and regulations by the comptroller for electronic confirmation system; requires notification of such system in ea...
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2020-10-07
SIGNED CHAP.225
NYS09016IntroDirects the division of human rights to promulgate a statement regarding housing discrimination that shall be appended to any form of housing assistance to inform recipients of such assistance about what statements and actions may be considered illeg...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS07625IntroRelates to requiring annual fair housing testing; defines fair housing testing; requires the attorney general to conduct yearly fair housing testing to ensure compliance with the human rights law.
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2020-09-25
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS08128IntroRelates to establishing a demonstration program on interstate route 278 in Kings county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on such interstate by means of mobile or stationary weigh in motion systems.
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2020-09-21
To Senate Transportation Committee
NYS00044IntroImposes an additional tax surcharge on certain non-primary residence class one and class two properties in a city with a population of one million or more.
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2020-09-11
To Senate Cities Committee
NYS08965IntroRelates to state procurement policies relating to requiring low embodied carbon concrete be used in state projects and creating a preferential standard for concrete implementing CO2 capture and utilization technologies; establishes the environmental ...
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2020-09-04
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS07632IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of human rights to enforce provisions relating to real estate brokers and unlawful discriminatory practices; awards compensatory damages to the aggrieved person; assesses a civil penalty to vindicate the public interest; m...
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2020-08-24
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS08788IntroSuspends proceedings to recover real property statewide until after January 20, 2021; stays the execution of warrants of eviction or judgments of possession until after January 20, 2021.
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2020-08-21
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08277IntroEstablishes a billionaire mark to market tax taxing residents with one billion dollars or more in net assets and directs revenue from such tax into a worker bailout fund; establishes a worker bailout program providing workers traditionally excluded f...
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2020-08-19
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS08904IntroEstablishes the COVID-19 small business recovery lease act of 2020; authorizes real property tax abatements for certain properties entering into COVID-19 recovery leases in a city having a population of one million or more.
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2020-08-12
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05267IntroEliminates the New York city condominium and cooperative tax abatement for dwelling units whose billable assessed value is two hundred thousand dollars or greater and instructs that the money used to formerly fund such abatement be reallocated to the...
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2020-08-07
To Senate Cities Committee
NYS07528IntroEnacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary, but not sufficient, to ensure all eligible voters in the State of New York have the opportunity to exercise their rights under the Constitution of the State of New York related to t...
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2020-07-31
To Senate Elections Committee
NYS08198IntroProvides that the Governor's annual budget proposal to the Legislature shall include statements of any new legislation, amendment to legislation, or limitation on the effect of any legislation contained in the budget; makes related provisions grantin...
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2020-07-24
TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
NYS06551EngrossRelates to the date when the local legislative body in New York city may determine the continuation of an emergency; and relates to the continuation of the New York city rent stabilization law of 1969.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS07757IntroProvides for the appointment of the members of the New York state housing finance agency, the housing trust fund corporation and the affordable housing corporation.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A4129A
NYS08450IntroProvides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification of individuals who have come in contact with an individual with a confirmed or probable diagnosis of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A10500C
NYS07762EngrossEnacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first, second and third degrees as class C, D and E felonies, respectiv...
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYS07763EngrossCriminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble, manufacture, fabricate, build, or if they fit together the component parts of a firearm...
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Codes Committee
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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2020-07-22
SUBSTITUTED BY A1436C
NYS05140IntroDirects the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the use of biometric identifying technology; prohibits the use of biometric identifying technology in schools until July 1, 2022 or until the commissioner authorizes such purchase or utiliza...
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2020-07-22
SUBSTITUTED BY A6787D
NYS00425IntroExempts certain interested parties or people from civil arrest while going to, remaining at, or returning from the place of such court proceeding.
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2020-07-22
SUBSTITUTED BY A2176A
NYS01714EngrossRelates to violations of the uniform fire prevention and building code.
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2020-07-22
returned to senate
NYS06266EngrossRelates to minimum wage rates for covered airport workers.
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2020-07-22
returned to senate
NYJ03286PassMourning the death of U.S. Representative John R. Lewis, civil rights leader and icon of American history
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2020-07-22
ADOPTED
NYS02311EngrossReduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.
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2020-07-21
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYS04117EngrossProhibits the eviction of tenants for using medical marihuana for a certified medical use.
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2020-07-21
To Assembly Housing Committee
NYS05612EngrossRelates to protection of certain streams; adds class C streams to the list of protected streams.
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2020-07-21
SUBSTITUTED BY A8349
NYS06463EngrossAuthorizes the city of New York to establish and maintain an electronic voter registration transmittal system for New York city residents.
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2020-07-21
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYS06408IntroRequires a uniform process for considering applications to purchase condominiums or cooperatives.
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2020-07-20
To Senate Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYS08454IntroRelates to authorizing commercial mortgage forbearance during the COVID-19 pandemic; requires New York regulated institutions to make applications for forbearance available to qualified commercial mortgagors and to grant such forbearance for a period...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Banks Committee
NYS08830IntroRequires the disclosure of lead-based paint test reports in real estate transactions.
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2020-07-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05223IntroEstablishes a demonstration program implementing speed violation monitoring systems in work zones by means of photo devices.
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2020-07-17
To Senate Transportation Committee
NYS08789IntroProvides that any person who has been injured by reason of any violation of any such rules, regulations or policies as the superintendent may promulgate may bring an action in his or her own name; assert a counterclaim; or, if an action is commenced ...
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2020-07-16
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08700IntroRelates to actions or practices that establish or maintain a monopoly or restraint of trade, and authorizes a class action lawsuit in the state anti-trust law.
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2020-07-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS02343IntroRequires debt collection agencies to be licensed by the state; requires bonding and allows for penalties.
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2020-07-15
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS02297IntroEnacts the student journalist free speech act to protect student speech at educational institutions unless such speech is libelous, an invasion of privacy, or incites students to commit an unlawful act, violate school policies, or to materially and s...
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2020-07-14
To Senate Education Committee
NYS08752IntroRelates to antimicrobial resistance prevention and education; requires every general hospital and nursing home to establish and implement an antimicrobial stewardship program and establish and implement training regarding antimicrobial resistance and...
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2020-07-14
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08667IntroPrevents evictions during the COVID-19 covered period.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08140IntroEstablishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program; implements a program of rental assistance in the form of emergency vouchers for eligible individuals or families; defines terms.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS08192PassProvides that no court shall issue a warrant of eviction or judgment of possession against a residential tenant that has suffered a financial hardship for the non-payment of rent that accrues or becomes due during the COVID-19 covered period.
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2020-06-30
APPROVAL MEMO.2
NYS08243PassRelates to the forbearance of residential mortgage payments; requires New York regulated banking organizations to make applications for forbearance for residential mortgages available to qualified mortgagors during the period in which the NY on PAUSE...
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.112
NYS08419PassEnacts the "emergency rent relief act of 2020" to establish an interim residential rent relief program.
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.125
NYS08113PassRelates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies.
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.108
NYS06435IntroEstablishes the "protect our privacy (POP) act" to impose limitations on the use of drones for law enforcement purposes; prohibits the use of drones by law enforcement at concerts, protests, demonstrations, or other actions protected by the first ame...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Codes Committee
NYS03595PassCreates the law enforcement misconduct investigative office.
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2020-06-16
SIGNED CHAP.104
NYS08493PassRelates to the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers; establishes the New York state police body-worn cameras program; requires the division of state police to provide body-worn cameras to be worn by all officers.
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2020-06-16
SIGNED CHAP.105
NYS06601PassProvides that when a person is under arrest or otherwise in custody of a police officer, peace officer or other law enforcement representative or entity, such officer, representative or entity shall have a duty to provide attention to the medical and...
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2020-06-15
SIGNED CHAP.103
NYS03253PassRelates to recording certain law enforcement activities; provides that a person not under arrest or in the custody of a law enforcement official has the right to record police activity and to maintain custody and control of that recording and of any ...
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2020-06-14
SIGNED CHAP.100
NYS02574PassEstablishes the office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general.
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2020-06-12
SIGNED CHAP.95
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