New York Senator Kevin Thomas [D]

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NYS01650PassRequires places of public accommodation, resort or amusement that operate televisions during regular hours of operation to provide closed captioning on certain televisions upon request.
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2019-09-13
SIGNED CHAP.295
NYS06697IntroProhibits the sale of electronic liquid, liquid nicotine, or e-liquid used to refill electronic cigarettes or electronic cigarette cartridges.
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2019-09-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04019PassRequires that a retail lessee shall not be liable for charges for the early termination of a retail lease agreement of a motor vehicle if he or she has deceased before the end of such lease.
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2019-09-05
SIGNED CHAP.246
NYS06387PassExtends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage blackfish.
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2019-08-30
SIGNED CHAP.236
NYS06386PassRelates to extending the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage American eel.
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2019-08-30
SIGNED CHAP.235
NYS04070PassRequires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to instruction on preventing child sexual exploitation and child abuse in grades kindergarten through eight.
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2019-08-29
SIGNED CHAP.187
NYS05052PassRelates to salary adjustments according to plan and step-ups or increments.
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2019-08-29
SIGNED CHAP.209
NYS06648IntroRequires instruction regarding symbols of hate, including the swastika and the noose, to be incorporated into the curricula for grades six through twelve.
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2019-08-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05685PassEnacts Brianna's Law; requires that operators of mechanically propelled vessels complete a boating safety course.
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2019-08-06
SIGNED CHAP.147
NYS03852PassEnacts "Shannon's law"; relates to requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammograms for breast cancer screening for covered persons aged thirty-five and older.
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2019-08-02
SIGNED CHAP.143
NYS00101PassLimits an educational institution's ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school grounds to certain officers or agents of a law enforcement agency.
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2019-07-31
SIGNED CHAP.138
NYS02449PassEstablishes the municipal gun buyback program by the division of state police for the voluntary return of guns; establishes the municipal gun buyback program fund to fund the program.
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2019-07-31
SIGNED CHAP.139
NYS02450PassAmends provisions relating to requirements for the safe storage of rifles, shotguns and firearms; requires sellers to provide notice of the duty to use gun locking devices and otherwise lock guns away from children and other persons not authorized to...
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2019-07-30
SIGNED CHAP.135
NYS02448PassProhibits the possession, manufacture, transport and disposition of rapid-fire modification devices.
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2019-07-29
SIGNED CHAP.130
NYS05575PassRelates to notification of a security breach; includes credit and debit cards; increases civil penalties.
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2019-07-25
SIGNED CHAP.117
NYS06599PassEnacts 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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2019-07-18
SIGNED CHAP.106
NYS05072PassRequires the commissioner of taxation and finance to cooperate with investigations by certain committees of the United States Congress under certain circumstances.
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2019-07-08
SIGNED CHAP.91
NYS00093EngrossSets forth the means of the disposition of campaign funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former candidate or holder of elective office.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Election Law Committee
NYS02375IntroRelates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02387EngrossRelates to menstrual product labeling; requires label affixed thereto or a package insert, upon which there shall be plainly and conspicuously printed a list of all ingredients which shall be listed in order of predominance.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS02898IntroProhibits consumer reporting agencies from reporting adverse information in credit reports of certain furloughed federal government employees.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02829EngrossRequires debt collectors to send consumers a written notice of their rights under state law along with their initial debt collection correspondence; such notice would contain information such as who and when a principal creditor may contact a debtor ...
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection 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
NYS02371IntroRelates to making false statements to district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney investigators.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS03697IntroProvides that contributions received by a candidate shall not be expended for goods or services provided by an entity in which the candidate and/or one or more members of the candidates family collectively hold a thirty-five percent or greater owners...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04020IntroProhibits telemarketers from knowingly placing unsolicited telemarketing sales calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency.
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2019-06-20
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NYS03844IntroRelates to requiring postsecondary institutions that participate in study abroad programs to report crime and harm that occurs to participating students.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS03399IntroEnacts Brianna's Law; requires that operators of mechanically propelled vessels complete a boating safety course.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02847IntroRelates to utilization review program standards; requires use of evidence-based and peer reviewed clinical review criteria; amends provisions relating to prescription drug formulary changes and pre-authorization for certain health care services.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
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
NYS02352IntroDirects the state energy planning board to conduct a study of the technical and economic feasibility of a one hundred percent renewable energy system and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00838IntroSeeks to comply with the federal equal pay act of 1963 by implementing a state policy of compensating employees in state service equally for work of comparable value by eliminating wage inequality in job titles having been segregated by sex, race or ...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02884IntroProhibits the use of consumer credit history in hiring, employment and licensing determinations.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02345IntroRequires children under the age of eighteen to wear protective headgear while skiing or snowboarding; imposes civil fines for violations thereof; applies safety in skiing code requirements to snowboarders and snowboarding.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS02156IntroRelates to prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04827IntroEnacts the "consumer credit fairness act"; establishes a 3 year statute of limitations for commencement of a cause of action arising out of a consumer credit transaction where the defendant is a purchaser, borrower or debtor; establishes a notice of ...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05056IntroProvides restrictions on advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes; prohibits misrepresentations regarding health consequences; prohibits agreements which suppress research data regarding health consequences of vaping.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04573EngrossRelates to decreasing the length of the suspension period applicable to certain individuals who lose their jobs due to a labor dispute, such as a strike, and who seek to obtain unemployment insurance benefits; decreases the suspension period from sev...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS03419EngrossEstablishes the right of adoptees to receive a certified copy of their birth certificate upon reaching the age of 18, or if the adopted person is deceased, the adopted person's direct line descendants, or the lawful representative of such adopted per...
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS00428IntroProhibits the sale and distribution of flavored e-liquid which creates a distinguishable flavor or aroma for use in e-cigarettes.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04128IntroRelates to the New York healthy vending act requiring a percentage of food in vending machines on state property to be healthy.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS04865EngrossEstablishes the uniform partition of heirs property act which supplements the general partition statute and governs actions to partition heirs property.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS05598IntroAuthorizes the attorney general to bring an action to enjoin unfair practices of proprietary institutions of higher education; defines unlawful unfair acts or practices.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS05855EngrossDirects the department of environmental conservation, with the assistance of the department of transportation, to conduct a study on the environmental and human health impacts of John F. Kennedy international airport and LaGuardia airport.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS04631EngrossProvides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2019.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Local Governments Committee
NYS02407IntroRelates to standing for persons affected by prohibited or unlawful business practices and expands prohibited acts to include unfair, deceptive or abusive acts.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
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
NYS00023EngrossRelates to maintaining the continued viability of the state's existing large-scale, renewable energy resources.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
NYS05198IntroRelates to eliminating the statute of limitations for certain crimes of rape and criminal sexual act.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS06559EngrossAuthorizes the commissioner of education and the chancellor of the board of regents, with the approval of the board of regents, to appoint monitors to oversee the Hempstead union free school district.
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2019-06-20
returned to senate
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