New York Assemblymember Phara Souffrant Forrest [D]

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NYA03470Intro
25%
Relates to regulation of the billing of facility fees; requires notice prior to billing facility fees not covered by a patient's insurance; defines facility fees as those charged by a hospital, facility or provider designed to compensate for operatio...
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2022-05-16
[Hearing: May 16 @ 12:15 pm]

rules report cal.179
NYA07933Intro
25%
Includes individuals who do not identify exclusively as a binary gender in eligibility for party positions.
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2022-05-16
[Hearing: May 16 @ 12:15 pm]

rules report cal.202
NYA09290Intro
25%
Requires adult care facilities to include demographic information, including race or ethnicity, in certain admission and discharge records maintained by the facility.
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2022-05-16
[Hearing: May 16 @ 12:15 pm]

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NYA10377Intro
25%
Directs the division of housing and community renewal to conduct a study on alternatives to the affordable New York housing program by investigating new models and partnerships to provide affordable housing to residents of the state.
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2022-05-13
To Assembly Housing Committee
NYA09321Intro
25%
Relates to the transparency and quality of care of operators of adult care facilities; requires certain applicants for adult care facilities to provide an opportunity for public comment on the application.
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2022-05-12
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA00187Engross
50%
Provides for the synchronization of multiple prescriptions for recipients of medical assistance.
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2022-05-11
To Senate Health Committee
NYA05828Intro
25%
Establishes a Minority Coordinating Council on Asthmatic Affairs within the department of health to assess the asthma risk factors for the minority citizens of our state, counties and regions; identifies the existing barriers to quality asthma treatm...
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2022-05-11
substituted by s410a
NYA07053Intro
25%
Ensures formerly incarcerated individuals have access to public housing.
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2022-05-11
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA06678Intro
25%
Relates to the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York; establishes rights of actions for denying or abridging the right of any member of a protected class to vote; provides assistance to language-minority groups; creates a preclearance commissio...
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2022-05-11
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA07770Intro
25%
Provides for regulating immigration bail businesses including restrictions on who may operate such a business; provides for who may bring an action against an immigration bail business.
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2022-05-11
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA08604Intro
25%
Provides that coverage and access to non-invasive prenatal testing under medicaid shall not be limited based upon the age of the pregnant patient.
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2022-05-11
[Hearing: May 16 @ 12:15 pm]
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA09387Intro
25%
Relates to maintaining public data of open code violations in New York city housing authority developments.
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2022-05-11
[Hearing: May 17 @ 10:00 am]
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA10202Intro
25%
Provides delinquent employers with amnesty for interest owed to the unemployment insurance trust fund if their owed balance is paid in full between August 1, 2022 and December 1, 2022.
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2022-05-11
[Hearing: May 17 @ 10:00 am]
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA05084Intro
25%
Requires instruction in pedestrian and bicyclist safety as part of the drivers pre-licensing course.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA06058Intro
25%
Establishes 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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2022-05-10
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA00224Intro
25%
Enacts the safer consumption services act which provides for the establishment of a program to provide safe injection sites.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA04283Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA04250Intro
25%
Establishes a visiting program for incarcerated people, which gives incarcerated people opportunities for personal contact with relatives, friends, clergy, volunteers and other persons to promote better institutional adjustment and better community a...
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2022-05-10
ordered to third reading rules cal.116
NYA07006Intro
25%
Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.
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2022-05-10
[Hearing: May 17 @ 9:30 am]
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA04285Intro
25%
Relates to prohibiting drug or alcohol testing and screening of pregnant or postpartum individuals and newborns unless the individual consents and it is within the scope of medical care, or the testing or screening is necessary for a medical emergenc...
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2022-05-10
[Hearing: May 17 @ 9:30 am]
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA08453Intro
25%
Requires the website of each contractor and vendor who provides services pursuant to a state contract to conform any website provided pursuant to such contract with the most current version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines adopted by the W...
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2022-05-10
ordered to third reading rules cal.136
NYA08290Intro
25%
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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2022-05-10
To Assembly Banks Committee
NYA07363Engross
50%
Protects patients from liens against their primary residence and wage garnishment due to money judgments arising from actions brought by hospitals or health care professionals.
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2022-05-10
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NYA01007Intro
25%
Authorizes cities, villages and towns to reduce the speed limit to twenty-five miles per hour.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA06881Intro
25%
Establishes the "hunger-free campus act" to address food insecurity among students at public and private higher education institutions.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA09181Intro
25%
Requires electric space heaters to have thermostats, automatic shut-offs and be certified by a testing and certification body recognized and approved by the United States department of labor, occupational safety and health administration.
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2022-05-10
substituted by s7863a
NYA00642Intro
25%
Requires the counting of an affidavit ballot of an eligible voter if such voter appeared at a polling place in the correct county but in the incorrect election district; provides that such vote shall not be cast and canvassed for such contests for wh...
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2022-05-10
[Hearing: May 16 @ 12:15 pm]
To Assembly Rules Committee
NYA09646Intro
25%
Requires gynecological services to be offered to incarcerated individuals with cervixes unless such individuals decline such services in writing.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA09553Intro
25%
Authorizes vocational training, where practicable, to incarcerated individuals on the installation of solar hot water systems for the provision of hot water to correctional facilities.
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2022-05-10
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYK00843PassMemorializing Governor Kathy Hochul to proclaim May 2022, as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the State of New York
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2022-05-10
adopted
NYK00873PassMemorializing Governor Kathy Hochul to proclaim September 18-24, 2022, as Banned Books Week in the State of New York
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2022-05-10
adopted
NYA06251Intro
25%
Establishes the "pollution justice act of 2022"; implements a plan to replace peaker plant electric generating facilities with renewable energy systems.
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2022-05-09
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA01466Intro
25%
Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers; requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal pro...
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2022-05-09
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA06150Intro
25%
Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants.
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2022-05-09
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA05411Intro
25%
Requires health plans operating in the state to furnish the cost, benefit, and coverage data as required to the enrollee, his or her health care provider, or the third-party of his or her choosing.
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2022-05-09
amended on third reading 5411c
NYA09435Intro
25%
Relates to acknowledging the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the city of New York and the state of New York; establishes the New York state community commission on reparations remedies to examine the institutio...
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2022-05-09
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA08642Engross
50%
Requires mastectomy surgery, lymph node dissection or lumpectomy counseling include information on going breastless or flat.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Women's Issues Committee
NYA02583Intro
25%
Provides for supports and services for unaccompanied minors with no lawful immigration status including legal representation.
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2022-05-06
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA07268Intro
25%
Defines the practice of certified registered nurse anesthetist; requires collaboration with a licensed physician qualified to determine the need for anesthesia services; requires licensing; defines qualifications.
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2022-05-06
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA08431Intro
25%
Enacts the "all-electric building act"; provides that the state energy conservation construction code shall prohibit infrastructure, building systems, or equipment used for the combustion of fossil fuels in new construction statewide no later than De...
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2022-05-05
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA09415Intro
25%
Relates to the disclosure of beneficial owners of limited liability companies and certain information about such beneficial owners.
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2022-05-05
advanced to third reading cal.628
NYA08444Intro
25%
Relates to the office of addiction services and supports and tobacco-limited and tobacco-free facilities for treatment.
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2022-05-05
To Assembly Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee
NYA01741Intro
25%
Requires any third-party payments, financial assistance, discount, voucher or other price reduction instrument for out-of-pocket expenses made on behalf of an insured individual for the cost of prescription drugs to be applied to the insured's deduct...
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2022-05-05
amended on third reading 1741a
NYK00832PassMemorializing Governor Kathy Hochul to proclaim May 2022, as Haitian Heritage Month in the State of New York
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2022-05-05
adopted
NYA06938PassProhibits certain practices regarding collection and enforcement of student debt.
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2022-05-04
signed chap.180
NYK00812PassMemorializing Governor Kathy Hochul to proclaim Wednesday, May 4, 2022, as New York State Assembly Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day
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2022-05-04
adopted
NYA10148Intro
25%
Establishes the reproductive freedom and equity program to ensure access to abortion care in the state by providing funding to abortion providers and non-profit organizations whose primary function is to facilitate access to abortion care.
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2022-05-04
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA07469Engross
50%
Requires policies and contracts that provide coverage for prescription drugs to include coverage of an immediate additional thirty-day supply of a prescription drug during a state disaster emergency.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYA08173Intro
25%
Requires the commissioner of health to publish certain information relating to home care services usage on the department's website on a quarterly basis.
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2022-05-03
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA07737Engross
50%
Relates to the rights of parties involved in foreclosure actions; provides additional details regarding the commencement and termination of certain actions related to real property.
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2022-05-03
RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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