New York Assemblymember Harvey Epstein [D]

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NYA08429Intro
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Prohibits the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility; requires all persons employed or present at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility to receive prope...
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA08470Intro
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Prohibits legacy preference as eligible criteria for admission standards or for participation in state awards programs; defines terms.
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA08463Intro
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Imposes a tax on corporate lobbying expenditures; imposes a tax of 35% on corporate lobbying expenditures above $100,000 and below $500,000; imposes a tax of 60% on corporate lobbying expenditures above $500,000 and below $1,000,000; imposes a tax of...
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA00459PassRelates to proceedings to vacate convictions for offenses resulting from sex trafficking, labor trafficking and compelling prostitution and provides for confidentiality of records of such proceedings.
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2021-11-16
signed chap.629
NYA06193PassRequires utility corporations, municipalities, water-works corporations, and telephone service providers to allow customers to use their preferred name and pronouns.
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2021-11-16
signed chap.630
NYA06295PassEstablishes a commercial driver's license (CDL) class A young adult training program for qualified 18-20 year olds; provides for the repeal of the act if any federal agency or court determines that the act would render the state ineligible for receip...
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2021-11-15
signed chap.618
NYA08237Intro
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Revokes the public pension of a public officer who stands convicted on an impeachment; applies retroactively.
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2021-11-10
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA02111PassProvides taxpayer gifts for gun violence research; requires the tax commission to include space on the personal income tax return to enable a taxpayer to make such contribution; establishes the gun violence research fund.
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2021-11-08
approval memo.34
NYA05029PassRelates to prohibiting the use of certain grades of fuel oil in any building or facility in the state.
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2021-11-08
signed chap.591
NYA03149VetoEstablishes factors and requirements to be considered when a health care practitioner's opinion differs from that of an applicant's treating health care practitioner's opinion as to an applicant's disability.
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2021-11-03
tabled
NYA05605PassRelates to local solid waste management plans; requires such plans to include methods to increase waste diversion.
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2021-11-02
signed chap.551
NYA06522PassAmends the definition of a "disguised gun" to include a weapon or device capable of being concealed on a person from which a shot can be discharged through the energy of an explosive which is designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun.
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2021-10-28
approval memo.26
NYA08208Intro
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Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on food insecurity at public and private higher education institutions.
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2021-10-27
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA02573PassRemoves the prohibition on individuals convicted of a felony that prevents them from being appointed fiduciary of an estate; allows the court the discretion to permit or prevent such appointment of an individual convicted of a felony.
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2021-10-22
signed chap.486
NYA03096Intro
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Relates to providing voice communication services to incarcerated individuals in state correctional facilities at no cost; requires agencies charged with the operation and management of state correctional facilities and juvenile detention facilities ...
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2021-10-22
To Assembly Correction Committee
NYA07389Intro
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Establishes a moratorium on consolidated operations that use proof-of-work authentication methods to validate blockchain transactions; provides that such operations shall be subject to a full generic environmental impact statement review.
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2021-10-22
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
NYA03213PassEnsures that employees are automatically enrolled into the secure choice savings program and if they do not want to participate in the program, they must opt out.
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2021-10-21
signed chap.452
NYA07770Intro
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Provides for licensing of an immigration bond business including restrictions on such license and who may bring an action against an immigration bond business.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Insurance Committee
NYA07933Intro
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Relates to elections to party positions by gender; requires designating petitions and primary ballots to list candidates by gender marker; requires the committee to establish rules that provide for individuals who do not exclusively identify as a bin...
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA08363Intro
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Prohibits the sale or offer for sale of any cosmetic product or personal care product containing PFAS substances.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
NYA08327Intro
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Establishes the electric landscaping equipment rebate program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and reduce noise pollution by promoting the adoption of quieter, zero-emission landscaping equipment; provides for rebates at the p...
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA08365Intro
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Relates to requiring one voting member of the metropolitan transportation authority be a person with a disability.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA08350Intro
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Ensures that temporary protected status beneficiaries continue to receive Medicaid benefits if the federal government ends the program.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA08298Intro
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Requires the state or any agency or authority thereof to purchase zero emission vehicles beginning in two thousand twenty-three.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08409Intro
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Requires electric vehicle charging stations to be installed at gasoline stations in an amount equal to or greater than the number of new gas dispensing nozzles being installed at such gasoline station; prohibits building permits from being issued whe...
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA06881Intro
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Establishes the "Hunger-Free Campus Act" to address food insecurity among students at public and private higher education institutions.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA08361Intro
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Provides for the appointment and removal for cause of commissioners of election; provides for removal for cause by the board of elections and/or the governor.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA08352Intro
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Requires fashion retail sellers and manufacturers to disclose environmental and social due diligence policies; establishes a community benefit fund for the purpose of implementing one or more environmental benefit projects that directly and verifiabl...
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01442PassEnacts the metropolitan transportation authority open data act; establishes requirements for the reporting of data based on ridership, routes, and services.
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2021-10-19
signed chap.482
NYA08294Intro
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Establishes the veterans' services law and the department of veterans' services; replaces all instances of the term "division of veterans' services" with the term "department of veterans' services".
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2021-10-15
To Assembly Veterans' Affairs Committee
NYA03412PassRelates to extortion or coercion related to immigration status or suspected immigration status.
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2021-10-08
signed chap.447
NYA08290Intro
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Establishes the "New York public banking act"; authorizes municipal and other local governments to form and control public banks through the ownership of capital stock or other ownership interests, and to loan or grant public funds or lend public cre...
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2021-10-06
To Assembly Banks Committee
NYA06603Intro
25%
Relates to judicial diversion programs and establishes a diversion part in each county; and repeals certain provisions of law relating thereto.
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2021-10-04
enacting clause stricken
NYA02348Intro
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Eliminates court surcharges and fees and probation and parole surcharges and fees; eliminates the requirement that a parolee or releasee receiving a merit termination of sentence be financially able to comply with an order of restitution; and elimina...
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2021-09-27
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA03063Intro
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Relates to eliminating the ability of a court to commit a respondent to jail or place a respondent on probation as a penalty for violation of a support order.
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2021-09-27
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA04884Intro
25%
Establishes a tenant association tax credit; establishes a tax credit for five percent of a taxpayer's monthly rent for market rate housing, ten percent of monthly rent for rent regulated housing, and fifteen percent of monthly rent for public housin...
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA05567Intro
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Establishes a joint legislative committee on racial equity in New York state to review and prepare a racial equity impact assessment on all legislation that is reported favorably to both houses of the legislature.
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA05485Intro
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Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses.
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA05782Intro
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Establishes the "New York public banking act"; authorizes municipal and other local government to form and control public banks through the ownership of capital stock or other ownership interests, and to loan or grant public funds or lend public cred...
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA06905Intro
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Provides a program fee option for graduate students.
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA07570Intro
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Establishes the civil right to counsel in eviction proceedings in New York state; creates the New York state office of civil justice; requires that covered individuals be given notice of such right to counsel.
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2021-09-15
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA04763Intro
25%
Enacts the student suicide prevention act, requiring local educational agencies to produce policies, procedures, and guidelines which direct teachers and other school employees on how to respond to students who have demonstrated suicidal thoughts or ...
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2021-09-10
enacting clause stricken
NYA04302PassProvides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks shall be zero-emissions by two thousand thirty-five, medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles by two thousand forty-five and off-road vehicles and equipment by two thousa...
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2021-09-08
approval memo.19
NYA03350PassProvides that a contractor making or taking a construction contract shall assume liability for any debt resulting from making a wage claim, owed to a wage claimant or third party on the wage claimant's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier ...
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2021-09-06
approval memo.18
NYA03181Intro
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Requires accessible buses to be available within a service area measuring three miles from any bus line of the authority or its subsidiaries.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Transportation Committee
NYA08202Intro
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Requires public schools to start no earlier than eight thirty a.m.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Education Committee
NYA08209Intro
25%
Relates to sanitation services provided to the New York city housing authority; provides notwithstanding the provisions of section 16-114 of the administrative code of the city of New York, the New York city housing authority shall not be required to...
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Housing Committee
NYA08244Intro
25%
Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to establish a student fare program to provide three free fares each weekday to New York city students who live a half mile or more from the school they attend.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA08245Intro
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Relates to prohibiting the metropolitan transportation authority from promulgating rules or regulations that penalize a student for using a student MetroCard when school is not in session.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA08239Intro
25%
Prevents evictions during the COVID-19 covered period.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Housing Committee
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