New York Senator James Gaughran [D]

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NYS09108IntroAuthorizes a city, town or village to establish a program whereby a building permit may be issued based upon certification by a registered architect or professional engineer.
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2020-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS09109IntroEstablishes a program where a municipal department of buildings may accept construction documents required to be filed in relation to code compliance prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy with less than a full examination by such municipal ...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
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
DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
NYS03998PassAllows the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County to provide driver education courses in middle school or elementary school locations provided such course instruction occurs when elementary or middle school is not in session.
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2020-10-07
SIGNED CHAP.230
NYS07274PassEstablishes a historic business preservation registry to serve as an educational and promotional tool to recognize historic community-serving businesses as valuable cultural assets.
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2020-10-07
SIGNED CHAP.241
NYS06869PassAuthorizes the assessor of the town of Huntington, county of Suffolk, to accept from the Joshua Baptist Church, an application for exemption from real property taxes.
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2020-09-21
APPROVAL MEMO.9
NYS08136PassAuthorizes the assessor of the town of Huntington, county of Suffolk, to accept from Chabad Lubavitch Chai Center, Inc., an application for exemption from real property taxes.
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2020-09-21
APPROVAL MEMO.8
NYS06523PassRelates to municipal sustainable energy loan programs.
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2020-09-21
SIGNED CHAP.184
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
NYS08979IntroRelates to proof of service to municipalities by applicants for certificates of environmental compatibility and public need relating to the construction of major utility transmission facilities; requires applicants to provide proof of service to muni...
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2020-09-16
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
NYS08617PassRequires public employers to adopt a plan for operations in the event of a declared public health emergency involving a communicable disease which shall include identification of essential personnel, needed personal protective equipment, staggering w...
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2020-09-07
APPROVAL MEMO.7
NYS08832PassRelates to the use of an electronic signature on tax documents collected by tax preparers.
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2020-08-24
SIGNED CHAP.167
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
APPROVAL MEMO.4
NYS08922IntroAuthorizes an investigation by the public service commission during a declared state of emergency to review the performance of the Long Island power authority and any of its service providers in restoring service or otherwise meeting the requirements...
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2020-08-19
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08913IntroRequires service providers to annually submit an emergency response plan to the public service commission for review; authorizes the public service commission to require the service provider amend the plan and authorizes the commission to open an inv...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08901IntroAuthorizes the assessor of the town of Huntington, county of Suffolk, to accept from the League for Animal Protection of Huntington Inc., an application for exemption from real property taxes.
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2020-08-11
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08902IntroAuthorizes boards of elections to establish absentee ballot drop-off locations.
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2020-08-11
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS06874PassRelates to the power to revoke or suspend the license of a real estate broker or salesman.
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2020-08-03
SIGNED CHAP.131
NYS07082PassExtends the time in which to file a claim relating to certain child sexual abuse cases.
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2020-08-03
SIGNED CHAP.130
NYS08857IntroExtends the expiration of Long Island Rail Road tickets purchased before or during the COVID-19 state of emergency to one year from the date of purchase.
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05627EngrossExpands customer access to community distributed generation by creating a model tariff to provide for the transfer of bill credits associated with electricity produced by community distributed generation facilities in one electric corporation territo...
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
NYS06491EngrossRelates to the establishment of the North Shore water authority.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee
NYS06739EngrossRelates to the creation of vacancies in a public office upon entering a guilty plea in federal court to a felony or crime involving a violation of an oath of office.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYS06758IntroRelates to the disposal of construction and demolition waste; provides penalties for the unlawful disposal and dealing in construction and demolition wastes; requires waste tracking documents for the disposal of construction and demolition waste; cre...
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A10803A
NYS07038IntroLegalizes, validates, ratifies and confirms the actions of the Huntington union free school district regardless of the failure of such district to timely file final building cost reports.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A8898
NYS07037IntroRelates to legalizing, validating, ratifying and confirming a transportation contract of the Cold Spring Harbor central school district.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A8896
NYS08247EngrossAuthorizes the use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase online groceries in accordance with federal laws and regulations and relates to the state supplemental nutrition assistance program outreach program.
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2020-07-23
returned to senate
NYS05777EngrossRelates to clarifying provisions prohibiting wage theft; provides that there are no exceptions to liability for failure to pay wages.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Labor Committee
NYS07762EngrossEnacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first, second and third degrees as class C, D and E felonies, respectiv...
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Codes Committee
NYS03688EngrossRequires liability insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course.
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2020-07-23
returned to senate
NYS06829EngrossProhibits the use of trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning process or use beginning December 1, 2021.
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2020-07-23
returned to senate
NYS05282EngrossProhibits hotels from making available to its hotel guests small plastic bottles containing hospitality personal care products; imposes a monetary penalty for violation of such prohibition after notice, and a hearing or opportunity to be heard.
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2020-07-23
ordered to third reading rules cal.307
NYS06886EngrossRequires electors to vote for the presidential and vice presidential candidate who received the highest number of votes in the state.
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2020-07-23
ordered to third reading rules cal.327
NYS08585EngrossAuthorizes school districts to use school transportation aid to pay for the cost and expenses of transporting and delivering meals, homework materials and any other school materials to students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Education Committee
NYS08298EngrossProhibits the state of New York from selling or displaying symbols of hate or any similar image, or tangible personal property, inscribed with such an image unless the image appears in a book, digital medium, museum or serves an educational or histor...
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2020-07-23
returned to senate
NYS08750IntroRequires the commissioner of the department of environmental conservation to include species designated by the Secretary of the Interior as endangered or threatened to the endangered and threatened species list.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A4077A
NYS08623EngrossRelates to special act school districts and special education; authorizes boards of education of special act school districts to establish fiscal stabilization reserve funds.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Education Committee
NYS08525IntroEnacts the Jonah Bichotte Cowan Law; relates to pre-term labor care and directs the commissioner of health to require hospitals to provide pre-term labor patients with information regarding the potential health effects of pre-term labor and pre-term ...
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A2770C
NYS08724IntroDirects the public service commission to study and report on time-of-use plans offered by electric and gas utilities.
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A8517A
NYS08782EngrossRequires municipalities with the highest population in each county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting.
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2020-07-23
returned to senate
NYS08609EngrossAuthorizes peer recovery advocate telehealth services for reimbursement.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Health Committee
NYS08014IntroProvides that certain schools shall experience no financial harm for reduced enrollment or inability to operate for the full 180 session days due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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2020-07-23
SUBSTITUTED BY A10193
NYS07763EngrossCriminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble, manufacture, fabricate, build, or if they fit together the component parts of a firearm...
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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
SUBSTITUTED BY A1436C
NYS06712EngrossEstablishes September twenty-second of each year as a day of commemoration known as Veteran Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Day.
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2020-07-22
To Assembly Governmental Operations Committee
NYS06868IntroRelates to comprehensive and regular management and operations audits.
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2020-07-22
SUBSTITUTED BY A8936
NYS06266EngrossRelates to minimum wage rates for covered airport workers.
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2020-07-22
returned to senate
NYS07589IntroDirects the office of fire prevention and control within the division of homeland security and emergency services to form a task force and issue a report relating to volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention; creates the New York state voluntee...
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2020-07-22
SUBSTITUTED BY A9779A
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