New York Senator Brian Benjamin [D]

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NYS05959EnrollEstablishes the right of publicity and provides for a private right of action for unlawful dissemination or publication of a sexually explicit depiction of an individual.
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2020-11-18
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NYS08198IntroProvides that the Governor's annual budget proposal to the Legislature shall include statements of any new legislation, amendment to legislation, or limitation on the effect of any legislation contained in the budget; makes related provisions grantin...
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2020-11-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS09086IntroEnacts the "NYCHA utility accountability act"; requires the NYCHA to provide a rent reduction to tenants who experience a disruption in utility service.
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2020-11-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS06603IntroProtects employee freedom of speech & conscience by prohibiting employers from coercing employees into attending or participating in meetings sponsored by the employer concerning the employer's views on political or religious matters.
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2020-11-02
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS09041IntroAuthorizes certain public employers to offer temporary retirement incentives (Part A); provides an age 55/25 years temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees (Part B).
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2020-10-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS06658PassDesignates the second Monday in July each year as a day of commemoration, to be known as Abolition Commemoration day.
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2020-10-07
SIGNED CHAP.237
NYS09022IntroEstablishes a temporary state assistance fund to provide legal counsel for bankruptcy proceedings under chapter eleven of the federal bankruptcy code and provides for the administration thereof.
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2020-10-02
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS06757IntroRelates to medical billing and debt (Part A); relates to defining certain terms (Part B); relates to standardized consolidated itemized general hospital bills (Part C); relates to regulation of the billing of facility fees (Part D); relates to standa...
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2020-09-28
To Senate Health Committee
NYS08995IntroRelates to allowing the administration of prescribed glucagon or epinephrine auto injectors in emergency situations by trained unlicensed school personnel.
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2020-09-21
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00044IntroImposes an additional tax surcharge on certain non-primary residence class one and class two properties in a city with a population of one million or more.
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2020-09-11
To Senate Cities Committee
NYS08965IntroRelates to state procurement policies relating to requiring low embodied carbon concrete be used in state projects and creating a preferential standard for concrete implementing CO2 capture and utilization technologies; establishes the environmental ...
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2020-09-04
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08926IntroRelates to the dangers to safety and health caused by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms and whether such activity constitutes a public nuisance.
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2020-09-02
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08948IntroRelates to temporarily exempting covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans.
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2020-08-31
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08788IntroSuspends proceedings to recover real property statewide until after January 20, 2021; stays the execution of warrants of eviction or judgments of possession until after January 20, 2021.
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2020-08-21
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08015PassAuthorizes absentee voting; defines the term "illness" for the purposes of absentee voting to include instances where a voter is unable to appear personally at the polling place of the election district in which they are a qualified voter because the...
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2020-08-20
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NYS08277IntroEstablishes a billionaire mark to market tax taxing residents with one billion dollars or more in net assets and directs revenue from such tax into a worker bailout fund; establishes a worker bailout program providing workers traditionally excluded f...
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2020-08-19
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS08921IntroPostpones the New York city 2020 tax lien sale until one year after the COVID-19 state of emergency has been lifted.
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2020-08-19
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05565IntroRelates to establishing the New York public banking act; authorizes the lending of public credit to public banks and authorizes public ownership of stock in public banks for the purpose of achieving cost savings, strengthening local economies, suppor...
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2020-08-07
To Senate Banks Committee
NYS07528IntroEnacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary, but not sufficient, to ensure all eligible voters in the State of New York have the opportunity to exercise their rights under the Constitution of the State of New York related to t...
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2020-07-31
To Senate Elections Committee
NYS08844IntroRelates to the definition of a clinical peer reviewer by clarifying that such term shall be applicable for the entire utilization review and external appeal article and means either a physician or a health care professional with certain qualification...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08598IntroDesignates June nineteenth, known as Juneteenth, as a public holiday.
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2020-07-23
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NYS08450IntroProvides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification of individuals who have come in contact with an individual with a confirmed or probable diagnosis of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
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2020-07-23
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NYS08666EngrossVacates certain records for misdemeanor marihuana convictions.
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2020-07-23
ordered to third reading rules cal.353
NYS08722EngrossProhibits state chartered banking institutions from investing in and providing financing for private prisons.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYS08827IntroRelates to temporarily admitting certain attorneys graduating from law school or taking the bar exam during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency; such attorney may be admitted on a permanent basis if they remain in good standing under section 90 of ...
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2020-07-23
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00222EngrossRelates to reporting of youth placed in foster care settings and recruitment of foster parents; requires information including the total number of youth placed in foster care, the reasons why such youth were placed and the efforts the state has taken...
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2020-07-22
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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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2020-07-22
To Assembly Governmental Employees Committee
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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2020-07-22
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NYS00425IntroExempts certain interested parties or people from civil arrest while going to, remaining at, or returning from the place of such court proceeding.
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2020-07-22
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NYS06665IntroRelates to domestic violence-related activity of the New York state office for the prevention of domestic violence; adds a member to the advisory council.
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2020-07-22
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NYS07159EngrossRequires specification between partial approval of medical claims or payments and full denial of medical claims or payments on written notices to an insurer or an organization or corporation licensed or certified.
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2020-07-22
To Assembly Insurance Committee
NYS06266EngrossRelates to minimum wage rates for covered airport workers.
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2020-07-22
returned to senate
NYS08805IntroRequires the public service commission to review broadband and fiber optic services within the state and requires the expansion of broadband and fiber optic services.
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2020-07-22
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NYJ03286PassMourning the death of U.S. Representative John R. Lewis, civil rights leader and icon of American history
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2020-07-22
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NYS06220EngrossRequires the disclosure of disabled tenants' rights to reasonable accommodations.
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2020-07-21
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NYS06705IntroRequires the department of public health to develop and disseminate information regarding bone marrow donor programs and authorizes physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to provide such information to patients.
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2020-07-21
SUBSTITUTED BY A5370A
NYS00724IntroRequires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.
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2020-07-21
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NYS08726IntroRequires statistics on maternal deaths, stillbirths and birth related injuries by race to be included in the informational material provided to prospective maternity patients at all hospitals and birth centers.
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2020-07-10
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08682IntroAuthorizes any person who has graduated or will graduate from an American Bar Association accredited law school or is otherwise eligible to take the New York state bar exam during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency, has demonstrated compliance wit...
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2020-07-10
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02904IntroRelates 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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2020-07-10
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS08706IntroProvides for the remote conduct of certain practices and procedures relating to board meetings utilizing electronic and/or audio-visual technologies; makes permanent provisions relating to providing for the remote conduct of certain practices and pro...
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2020-07-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04980IntroAmends procedures required for the custodial interrogation of children to provide additional protections and for taking juveniles into custody.
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2020-07-09
To Senate Children and Families Committee
NYS00517EngrossRelates to equality of rights and protection against discrimination.
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2020-07-08
TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
NYS08184IntroEstablishes tiers of essential employees during a state of emergency and designates categories of employees in each tier.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee
NYS08689IntroProvides for programs, supports and services for individuals being released from state and local correctional facilities to ensure that such persons receive mental health and substance use disorder services, educational needs and job readiness servic...
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2020-07-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08648IntroRelates to temporarily suspending the two-fail qualification for practice of law prior to passing the bar exam, and permits certain law graduates who have not yet had the opportunity to take the bar exam to practice under attorney supervision.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08667IntroPrevents evictions during the COVID-19 covered period.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08140IntroEstablishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program; implements a program of rental assistance in the form of emergency vouchers for eligible individuals or families; defines terms.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS08615IntroRelates to interest to be recovered upon a sum awarded in certain circumstances.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08182PassAuthorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.110
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