New York Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright [D]

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NYA01091Intro
25%
Establishes a cause of action for fertility fraud; allows patients who have undergone assisted reproduction procedures to bring a cause of action if human reproductive material other than that which was consented to by the patient is used in such pro...
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2021-11-19
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA03247Intro
25%
Requires utility companies maintain a toll free number for consumers to call to report service outages which shall be made available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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2021-11-19
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYA03042Intro
25%
Requires electric companies to provide alternative measures to ensure customers with documented need for essential electricity for medical needs have access to electricity during power outages; requires electric companies to provide generators or lod...
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2021-11-19
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYA04522Enroll
75%
Provides that on each seasonal and decorative lighting product manufactured, sold or delivered by a manufacturer or distributed in this state that contains an electrical cord casing in which lead is present in a quantity greater than one hundred part...
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2021-11-19
delivered to governor
NYA08432Intro
25%
Extends provisions permitting absentee voting where a voter is unable to appear personally at the polling place because there is a risk of contracting or spreading a disease.
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA08453Intro
25%
Requires the website of each contractor and vendor who provides services pursuant to a state contract to comply with the most current version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines adopted by the World Wide Web Consortium for accessibility, or a...
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08491Intro
25%
Phases out the sale of products that contain intentionally added PFAS.
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
NYA08472Intro
25%
Prohibits the establishment of new for-profit hospices or increasing the capacity of existing for-profit hospices.
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2021-11-17
To Assembly Health 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
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
NYA01108PassRequires that minutes taken at a meeting of a public body be posted on the agency's website within two weeks from an open meeting and one week from an executive session.
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2021-11-08
signed chap.587
NYA02505PassProhibits contracts for the purchase or lease of consumer goods from restricting venue in an action relating to such contract.
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2021-11-03
signed chap.556
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
NYA02388PassEstablishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to establish rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students of school districts, boards of cooperative educat...
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2021-10-25
signed chap.500
NYA07389Intro
25%
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
NYA04558Intro
25%
Authorizes courts to hold evidentiary hearings for a temporary order of protection in certain circumstances and grants superior court judges the authority to issue a temporary order of protection when an action is pending in a local criminal court in...
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2021-10-22
To Assembly Codes 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
NYA02206PassEstablishes a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects.
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2021-10-20
signed chap.483
NYA08392Intro
25%
Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course in obstetrics or midwifery.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA08297Intro
25%
Requires certain employees of charitable organizations to complete a course of instruction in the law and ethics of fundraising.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08319Intro
25%
Adds telephone numbers to a do-not-call list at the outset of certain telemarketing calls.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA08329Intro
25%
Relates to campaign funds for personal use.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYA08322Intro
25%
Requires emergency alerts to be issued in the ten most commonly spoken languages in the area covered by such emergency alert.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08367Intro
25%
Authorizes the public to participate in public meetings in person or remotely through the use of a telephone conference, a video conference, and/or other similar technology.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08333Intro
25%
Authorizes the transfer of pregnant and postpartum incarcerated individuals to residential treatment facilities; requires annual reporting on the number of such incarcerated individuals transferred.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Correction Committee
NYA08361Intro
25%
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
NYA08356Intro
25%
Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide contingency management services, including financial incentives, for persons with addiction disorders who abstain from substance abuse and comply with treatment objectives.
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2021-10-20
To Assembly Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee
NYA01228PassRequires certain documents to be made available for open meetings.
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2021-10-19
signed chap.481
NYA00898PassRelates to support orders for adult dependents; provides that a person who would otherwise be chargeable under law with support of a minor child is also chargeable with the support of any such individual until such individual reaches the age of 26, w...
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2021-10-08
approval memo.23
NYA02113PassProhibits the making of decisions concerning guardianship, custody or visitation or adoption petitions solely on the basis of a parent's, guardian's or custodian's blindness; prohibits the department of social services from denying, deciding or oppos...
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2021-10-08
signed chap.442
NYA03412PassRelates to extortion or coercion related to immigration status or suspected immigration status.
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2021-10-08
signed chap.447
NYA08286Intro
25%
Exempts a person from a money judgment arising from an action in another state for knowingly engaging in conduct that aids or abets the performance or inducement of an abortion.
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2021-10-01
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYA02348Intro
25%
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
NYA03179Intro
25%
Requires electric vehicle charging stations and electric vehicle capable parking spaces at certain residential and commercial buildings, defines terms.
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2021-09-27
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA08282Intro
25%
Provides that the court shall not reduce jury awards as excessive in employment discrimination actions unless the court finds that the proponent has proven by clear and convincing evidence that the verdict compels the conclusion that the jury was inf...
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2021-09-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA05567Intro
25%
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
NYA05974Intro
25%
Relates to removing limits on the duration of treatment by a licensed physical therapist when a patient does not have a referral.
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA06905Intro
25%
Provides a program fee option for graduate students.
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2021-09-15
enacting clause stricken
NYA07570Intro
25%
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
NYA08229Intro
25%
Directs the commissioner of health to award grants for home care workforce mentor support programs.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA08239Intro
25%
Prevents evictions during the COVID-19 covered period.
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Housing Committee
NYA08238Intro
25%
Removes certain requirements regarding investigations of JCOPE; modifies the removal of the executive director of the joint commission on public ethics; provides for the appointment and removal of the executive director by a vote of a majority of the...
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2021-08-25
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYA03078PassIncludes earning at least eighteen credits from a program registered by the state education department from a degree-granting higher education institution as a condition on which the merit board may grant merit time.
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2021-07-16
signed chap.242
NYA03112PassRelates to directing the division of human rights to promulgate regulations requiring the disclosure of lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants; directs certain government entities and non-profit entities authorized to administer public...
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2021-07-16
signed chap.243
NYA02168PassRequires the board of elections for the voting district in which an old polling place is located to post at the entrance of the old polling location a notice informing voters that the polling place has been moved and providing the street address of t...
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2021-07-16
signed chap.241
NYA00760Intro
25%
Provides that no person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws of any government entity, nor any person or entity acting in concert with or on behalf of the government, nor any person or entity in its provision of public or private housing,...
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2021-07-09
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYA08177Intro
25%
Prohibits the administration of psychoactive drugs to an animal in a zoo in order to allow another animal to procreate with such animal.
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2021-07-09
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
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