New York Assemblymember William Colton [D]

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NYA01001IntroProvides that the failure to report a release of hazardous substances is a class A misdemeanor and any such subsequent violation shall be a class E felony.
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2017-12-15
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NYA01782IntroProhibits rental car companies from discriminating on the basis of the geographical location of the residence of the person attempting to enter into the rental agreement; prohibits imposing of additional charges or conditions; provides injunction rel...
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2017-12-15
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NYA01811IntroEnacts "private environmental law enforcement act"; authorizes any private citizen who has an interest which is or may be adversely affected to commence civil judicial actions for injunctive or declaratory relief to remedy environmental harms under c...
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2017-12-15
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NYA02266IntroReduces campaign contribution limits for candidates for election to a public office or party position.
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2017-12-15
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NYA02278IntroEnacts the "voter empowerment act of New York" to streamline the process for registering to vote.
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2017-12-15
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NYA02090IntroAmends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suf...
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2017-12-15
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NYA02292IntroRequires the filing of additional transferor and contributor identification information in campaign receipt and expenditure statements, including the occupation, employer and employer's address in the case of a natural person.
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2017-12-15
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NYA03122IntroMakes the suppression of voters a civil violation.
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2017-12-15
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NYA03367IntroRelates to establishing the online consumer protection act; defines terms; provides that an advertising network shall post clear and conspicuous notice on the home page of its own website about its privacy policy and its data collection and use pract...
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2017-12-15
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NYA04355IntroAuthorizes utility corporations, telegraph and telephone corporations, and cable television corporations to provide notice of bills to third parties at the request of the customer.
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2017-12-15
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NYA04265IntroProvides for the phase-out on varying time schedules of state use of various categories of pesticides on state property; provides that it does not apply to certain antimicrobial pesticides; requires the department of environmental conservation to ado...
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2017-12-15
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NYA04760IntroCriminalizes the sale, use and possession of synthetic drugs; provides various definitions for types of synthetic drugs.
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2017-12-15
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NYA05641IntroProvides that a candidate who files a certificate of acceptance for an office for which there have been filed certificates or petitions designating more than one candidate for the nomination of any party, may thereafter file a certificate of declinat...
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2017-12-15
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NYA05649IntroEstablishes a public authority closed-circuit television system and surveillance personal privacy act, a state highway closed-circuit television system and surveillance personal privacy act and a municipal closed-circuit television system and surveil...
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2017-12-15
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NYA05642IntroRelates to classroom instruction in the humane treatment of animals and the requirement of training in the humane treatment of animals for the certification or licensing of classroom teachers, teaching assistants, pupil personnel service professional...
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2017-12-15
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NYA05945IntroRequires the department of education to establish an education for environmental sustainability program to teach children the importance of conserving and protecting our environment.
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2017-12-15
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NYA05908IntroReduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.
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2017-12-15
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NYA04552IntroProhibits the alleged child victim of a child abuse report from being interviewed in the presence of any other person named in the report.
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2017-12-15
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NYA07997IntroRelates to the protection of personal information by businesses.
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2017-12-15
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NYA08112IntroRequires debt collection agencies to be licensed by the state; requires bonding and allows for penalties.
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2017-12-15
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NYA04763IntroRelates to notifying homeowners whose property netted a surplus at a tax foreclosure auction.
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2017-12-15
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NYA04895IntroRelates to required notices in a residential mortgage foreclosure action.
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2017-12-15
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NYA08558IntroProhibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles.
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2017-12-15
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NYA08559IntroEnacts the "public benefits for professional facilities act"; defines terms; provides that any state or local authority that grants any benefit, for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, repair or rehabilitation of a professional sports facili...
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2017-12-15
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NYA08563IntroEnacts energy efficiency standards for televisions; amends definition of television and adds other, related definitions.
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2017-12-15
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NYA08548IntroRelates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law; provides that in addition to the fines, such person may be enjoined from continuing such violation and any permit or certificate issued to such person may be revoked or suspe...
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2017-12-15
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NYA08571IntroMakes the following participating agencies for purposes of agency assisted voter registration: public libraries, local housing authorities, and public high schools; directs the state board of elections to promulgate rules and regulations for implemen...
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2017-12-15
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NYA08583IntroIncludes additional definitions for procedures relating to state purchasing of tropical hardwoods; requires state to maximize the use of environmentally preferable building materials; requires use of information provided by forest certifiers; require...
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2017-12-15
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NYA08574IntroRelates to the procurement of banking services.
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2017-12-15
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NYA08611IntroEnacts the "food service waste reduction act"; provides for a prohibition on the use of certain disposable food service ware; provides definitions and sanctions.
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2017-12-15
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NYA02750PassEstablishes that in a FOIL proceeding, the court shall assess against an agency reasonable attorney's fees and other litigation costs incurred when a person substantially prevails unless the court finds otherwise.
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2017-12-13
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NYA03439EnrollRelates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA05616EnrollEstablishes the New York state first home savings program to authorize first time home buyers to establish savings accounts to buy their first home.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA06826EnrollRelates to the minimum requirements for a quorum; there shall be no less than a majority of the total number of members of the commission in order to transact any business, perform any duty or exercise any power.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA06884EnrollRelates to requiring automobile brokers to be licensed and bonded.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA01956EnrollRelates to general powers and duties of the commissioner of labor; requires the department of labor to publish a catalogue of workforce development funding programs.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA07636EnrollRelates to assistance for certain small businesses including dry cleaners and those that practice nail specialty for necessary code related improvements.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA08107EnrollRelates to the creation of the strategic investment in workforce development program.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA00934EnrollClarifies that the SUNY health science centers are included in the maintenance of effort provision pursuant to Chapter 260 of the Laws of 2011.
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2017-12-06
delivered to governor
NYA01644VetoMakes provisions for payment to certain parole officers employed by the department of corrections and community supervision for salary and medical expenses while subject to sickness.
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2017-11-29
tabled
NYA02859VetoPermits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a certified physical therapist assistant.
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2017-11-29
tabled
NYA03053PassRequires parole decisions to be published on a publicly accessible website within 60 days of such decision.
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2017-11-29
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NYA06110VetoProvides small businesses with grants of up to $100,000 to commercialize energy and environmental technology innovations and ideas in-state to stimulate economic development.
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2017-11-29
tabled
NYA05677PassRequires certain health insurance policies to include mammography screening by breast tomosynthesis.
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2017-11-29
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NYA06571PassEstablishes the energy storage deployment program to encourage the installation of qualified energy storage systems; relates to commercially available technology that is capable of absorbing energy, storing it for a period of time, and thereafter dis...
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2017-11-29
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NYA00834PassDirects the president of the civil service commission to study and publish a report on nurse practitioners.
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2017-11-29
approval memo.14
NYA07193VetoRelates to employer's duties regarding optional public retirement systems; provides for the automatic enrollment for employees whose right to membership has been made optional by the head of the public retirement system involved.
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2017-11-29
tabled
NYA05505IntroRelates to requiring affordable housing projects to calculate and only use the area median income for the specific zip code that the project is located in for determining affordability.
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2017-10-25
To Assembly Housing Committee
NYA00288PassProvides that each investor owned utility must file with the public service commission an electric vehicle charging tariff that allows a customer to purchase electricity solely for the purpose of recharging an electric vehicle; defines terms; makes r...
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2017-10-23
signed chap.337
NYA00260PassRelates to the exemption from taxation for micro-hydroelectric energy systems, fuel cell electric generating systems, or micro-combined heat and power generating equipment systems.
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2017-10-23
signed chap.336
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