New York Assemblymember Phara Souffrant Forrest [D]

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NYA06077EngrossRelates to covered employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits.
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2021-05-12
RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
NYA02583IntroProvides for supports and services for unaccompanied minors with no lawful immigration status including legal representation.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA00766IntroRelates to securing payment of wages for work already performed; creates a lien remedy for all employees; provides grounds for attachment; relates to procedures where employees may hold shareholders of non-publicly traded corporations personally liab...
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2021-05-12
reported
NYA05062EngrossGives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database.
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2021-05-12
RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
NYK00287PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim May 12, 2021, as Haitian Unity Day in the State of New York
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2021-05-12
adopted
NYA06617EnrollExempts COVID-19 stimulus relief for individuals and families with children from money judgments; provides that in services of notices, forms, and procedures for claims of exemptions that a restraining notice or notice of levy by execution issued aga...
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2021-05-11
delivered to governor
NYA00533IntroRelates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails...
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2021-05-11
reported
NYA03536IntroRelates to granting certain individuals youthful offender status; adds a new category of individuals eligible for young adult offender status; provides for process and sentencing requirements related to such statuses.
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2021-05-10
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA01524IntroEstablishes a statewide restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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2021-05-10
substituted by s64
NYA00126IntroRelates to adding additional chemicals to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 90 days and to update the list every three years.
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2021-05-10
amended on third reading 126a
NYA06761IntroProhibits the development of any new major electric generating facilities that would be powered in whole or in part by any fossil fuel, unless the developer of such facility can demonstrate a need for such facility, and that there is no other reasona...
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2021-05-06
To Assembly Energy Committee
NYA00459EngrossRelates 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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2021-05-05
To Senate Codes Committee
NYA02681PassPrevents occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease by implementing a model infectious disease exposure prevention standard and requiring employers to implement such model or a similar plan; provides that where an action brought by an em...
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2021-05-05
approval memo.7
NYK00249PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim May 6-12, 2021, as Nurses Week in the State of New York
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2021-05-05
adopted
NYA00108EngrossRequires certain facilities establish clinical staffing committees.
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2021-05-04
RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
NYA04250IntroEstablishes 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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2021-05-04
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA05431IntroAuthorizes the joint commission on public integrity to provide a training course concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists and requiring lobbyists to complete the course annually.
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2021-05-04
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA04285IntroRelates to prohibiting drug or alcohol testing and screening of pregnant women unless the woman consents or the testing or screening is necessary for a medical emergency.
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2021-05-04
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA01535IntroMakes certain provisions of the "nurse practitioners modernization act" permanent; eliminates certain administrative obligations.
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2021-05-03
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYK00221PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 31, 2021, as Transgender Day of Visibility in the State of New York
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2021-05-03
adopted
NYA02328IntroProhibits and regulates the discovery and disclosure of immigration status; prohibits police officers, peace officers, school resource officers, probation agencies, state entities, state employees, and municipal corporations from questioning individu...
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2021-04-28
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA03202IntroAllows patients up to twelve visits with an occupational therapist without a referral from a physician, nurse practitioner or other health care provider; provides that the occupational therapist inform the patient of certain potential insurance issue...
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2021-04-28
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA05684PassRequires operators of nursing homes and residential health care facilities to provide notification of certain contracts and agreements to all residents, representatives, staff and the office of the long-term care ombudsman.
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2021-04-27
approval memo.5
NYA04283IntroProhibits 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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2021-04-27
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA06331IntroEstablishes the teachers' fossil fuel divestment act; requires the New York state teachers' retirement system to divest the retirement system of any stocks, securities, equities, assets, or other obligations of corporations or companies included on a...
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2021-04-27
To Assembly Governmental Employees Committee
NYA00833IntroRelates to the definition of the "look-back period" for the determination of eligibility of an individual for medical assistance benefits; exempts certain assets used on the individual's behalf or for care services provided to the individual by a fam...
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2021-04-27
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA03475IntroRelates to parole eligibility for certain incarcerated persons age fifty-five or older.
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2021-04-26
To Assembly Correction Committee
NYA02529IntroRelates to the powers of a social services official to receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage or lien.
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2021-04-26
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA00531IntroProvides that medical marihuana may be used as part of the treatment of a patient's condition and removes the "serious" designation of such condition; provides that a practitioner be authorized to prescribe controlled substances in the state and remo...
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2021-04-20
enacting clause stricken
NYA06058IntroEstablishes 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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2021-04-19
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA07006IntroRelates to the sale of digital electronic equipment; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.
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2021-04-19
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA06967IntroEnacts the climate and community investment act; prioritizes the allocation of public investments in disadvantaged communities; addresses climate change challenges through the expansion and growth of clean and renewable energy sources; adopts best va...
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2021-04-15
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
NYA01466IntroImplements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act" requiring 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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2021-04-12
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA03397PassRepeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability that may result from treatment of individuals with COVID-19 under conditions resulting from circumstances as...
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2021-04-06
signed chap.96
NYA04321IntroRelates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.
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2021-04-01
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA06257IntroRelates to the taxation of moneys, credits, securities and other intangible personal property in the state that is not employed in carrying on any business therein.
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2021-04-01
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA02277PassRestricts 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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2021-03-31
approval memo.4
NYA01248IntroEnacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; establishes the cannabis law; defines terms; establishes the New York state cannabis control board and the office of cannabis management; outlines powers and duties thereof; authorizes the lawful us...
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2021-03-30
substituted by s854a
NYA00084IntroProhibits the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data of a group of people who are under no individual suspician of having committed a crime, but rather are defined by having been at a given location at a given time or sear...
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2021-03-30
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYK00142PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 29, 2021, as Vietnam Veterans Day in the State of New York
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2021-03-25
adopted
NYA00196IntroRelates to violations of safety conditions in adult care facilities; provides penalties for safety violations and operating without a valid license; prohibits reductions in fines in certain circumstances where a patient is endangered or harmed.
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2021-03-25
advanced to third reading cal.192
NYA03146IntroAdjusts the calculation of the empire state child credit to provide for a one thousand dollar credit per qualifying child who is less than four years of age and a five hundred dollar credit per qualifying child who is four years of age or older for c...
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2021-03-25
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA06008IntroRequires clinical experience for certain mental health practitioners; allows such practitioners to make assessment-based treatment plans; makes related provisions.
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2021-03-24
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA06642IntroProhibits the imposition of different premium rates for disability insurance based on gender.
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2021-03-23
To Assembly Insurance Committee
NYA06080IntroRelates to the continuance of unemployment benefits for an individual who provides child care where reasonable efforts to secure alternative child care have been made.
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2021-03-22
substituted by s2623
NYA03809IntroRequires police officers to report the misconduct of a police officer; requires the division of criminal justice to establish a protocol to be followed by police agencies when handling and recording mandatory reports of misconduct by a police officer...
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2021-03-22
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA06525IntroExtends the duration of tuition assistance awards to five years.
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2021-03-19
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NYA06531IntroEnacts "Lian's law"; provides that the department of health may conduct education and outreach programs on preeclampsia for consumers, patients, educators and health care providers.
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2021-03-19
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA06545IntroEliminates family contribution limits to candidates for election.
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2021-03-19
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA06479IntroExtends certain contracts for providing fiscal intermediary services under the consumer directed personal assistance program.
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2021-03-18
To Assembly Health Committee
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