New York Senator Brian Benjamin [D]

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NYS01128EngrossRelates to voter registration form distribution and assistance.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS02171IntroRelates to re-defining the term physically helpless to mean an individual who is physically unable to communicate affirmative consent through words or clear actions that offer permission and a willingness to engage in sexual activity.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS01623IntroRestricts 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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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS03747IntroProhibits officers or employees of a state agency, members of the legislature or legislative employees from committing acts of sexual harassment while serving in his or her official capacity.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00731IntroRelates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and Albany.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04673IntroEstablishes the offense of official misconduct by release of a sealed record and makes such offense a class A misdemeanor.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02375IntroRelates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05802IntroRelates to the unauthorized release of sealed records.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05864EngrossProvides a television writers' and directors' fees and salaries credit; provides that to be eligible the writer or director is a minority group member, or a woman, and provides, further, that any writer or director who is a profit participant in the ...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS04080EngrossRequires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators and other automated people moving devices and creates the New York state elevator safety and standards board...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS05294EngrossRelates to bicycles with electronic assist and electric scooters; defines terms; provides that every person riding an electric scooter upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the drive...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS06219EngrossRelates to wages and supplements for building service employees employed at certain properties held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership receiving a tax abatement, affidavits certifying the payment of prevailing wages to building servi...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS02938IntroRelates to the offenses of rape in the first, second and third degrees.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS01826EngrossEnacts the "New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or gr...
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2019-06-19
returned to senate
NYS03457EngrossRelates to allowing a court to waive certain surcharges and fees; authorizes a court to waive certain surcharges and fees for a defendant under the age of 21 under certain circumstances.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS05615EngrossEstablishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS02849IntroProhibits a health care plan from making prescription drug formulary changes during a contract year.
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2019-06-19
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NYS05782EngrossRelates to commercial mobile radio and cellular telephone service providers; permits the commission of public service to designate any commercial mobile radio service provider as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of providing lifeli...
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2019-06-19
returned to senate
NYS05394EngrossProvides for a parent to choose to opt their student out of the grade three through eight English language arts and math state assessments, and requires the commissioner of education to provide notice to parents of such right.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Education Committee
NYS06451EngrossExempts certain parcels of land from the provisions of law which generally restrict manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers from sharing an interest in a liquor license.
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2019-06-19
returned to senate
NYS06476EngrossExtends the effectiveness of the estate tax treatment of dispositions to surviving spouses who are not United States citizens to July 1, 2022.
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2019-06-19
returned to senate
NYS06542EngrossExempts from tax a portion of global intangible low-taxed income.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS06599EngrossEnacts the New York state climate leadership and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.
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2019-06-19
returned to senate
NYS06438EngrossRequires the office of court administration to publish annually on its website pretrial data and information related to court detention.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS00211EngrossRelates to voter notification of special elections; provides such notice be posted on the board of elections website not less than two weeks prior to such election.
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2019-06-18
returned to senate
NYS00215EngrossRequires the division of human rights to develop an anti-bias and inclusion training; requires certain public employees and private contractors to complete such training bi-annually.
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2019-06-18
To Assembly Labor Committee
NYS01130EngrossRelates to notification requirements for a seven day license to sell liquor at retail for consumption off the premises.
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2019-06-18
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NYS05666EngrossRelates to financing by and through the dormitory authority for the Reece School, the Reece School shall have full power and authority to assign and pledge to the dormitory authority, any and all public funds in an amount sufficient to make all payme...
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2019-06-18
returned to senate
NYS03171IntroEstablishes patient protections from excessive hospital emergency charges; includes hospital charges, including hospital charges for inpatient services which follow an emergency room visit.
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2019-06-18
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NYJ02103PassRecognizing October 1, 2019, as China Day and the first week of October 2019, as Chinese American Heritage Week
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2019-06-18
ADOPTED
NYJ01996PassCommemorating the 40th Anniversary of Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc.
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2019-06-18
ADOPTED
NYJ01997PassCongratulating Ronald A. Williams, CASAC upon the occasion of his retirement after 42 years of dedicated service to New York Therapeutic Communities, Inc.
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2019-06-18
ADOPTED
NYS00517EngrossRelates to equality of rights and protection against discrimination.
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2019-06-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NYS00218EngrossRelates to requiring anaphylactic policies for child care services setting forth guidelines and procedures to be followed for both the prevention of anaphylaxis and during a medical emergency resulting from anaphylaxis.
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2019-06-17
returned to senate
NYS00456EngrossRelates to fair, non-biased compensation; provides for remedies and enforcement where an employee believes he or she is being discriminated against in terms of compensation in violation of section 115 of the civil service law; makes related provision...
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2019-06-17
returned to senate
NYS01747IntroAuthorizes the department of motor vehicles to issue standard drivers' licenses and restricts what information can be retained and given out on those applying or holding standard drivers' licenses.
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2019-06-17
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NYS02992IntroEnacts the New York state climate leadership and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.
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2019-06-17
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS06259EngrossProvides for advance payment of the earned income credit by employers, the commissioner of the department of tax and finance and the commissioner of New York City's department of finance.
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2019-06-17
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS06307IntroRequires domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology and establishes such education programs.
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2019-06-17
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NYS06225IntroProvides for supports and services for unaccompanied minors with no lawful immigration status including legal representation.
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2019-06-16
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS05959IntroEstablishes the right of privacy and the right of publicity for both living and deceased individuals; provides that an individual's persona is the personal property of the individual and is freely transferable and descendible; provides for the regist...
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2019-06-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS06548IntroRelates to determining whether a releasee shall be detained pending a preliminary or final revocation hearing.
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2019-06-15
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS01824IntroRelates to affordable housing corporation grants by increasing the amount that can be granted to a high cost project.
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2019-06-14
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS06458PassEnacts the "Housing Stability and Tenant Protection act of 2019"; extends and makes certain provisions of law permanent relating to rent control and rent stabilization (Part A); repeals provisions of law relating to rent increases after vacancy of ho...
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2019-06-14
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NYJ01956PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim June 2019 as African American Music Appreciation Month in the State of New York
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2019-06-14
ADOPTED
NYJ01979PassHonoring United States Army Staff Sergeant David Bellavia upon the occasion of his designation as a recipient of the Medal of Honor
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2019-06-14
ADOPTED
NYS00767IntroRelates to school climate and codes of conduct on school property and disciplinary action following violation of such codes of conduct; and makes conforming amendments.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Education Committee
NYS04956EngrossRequires the board of directors of certain cooperative corporations and not-for-profit corporations to provide tenants with changes to the by-laws in writing within ten days of adoption; requires notification to tenants of changes affecting occupancy...
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2019-06-13
returned to senate
NYS06490IntroRelates to earned reduction of supervision.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00272EngrossRequires public retirement systems to post board meeting minutes on their websites to the extent practicable or otherwise required by law.
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2019-06-12
To Assembly Governmental Employees Committee
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