New York Senator Timothy Kennedy [D]

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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
NYS08695IntroGrants park rangers in Erie county peace officer status to issue appearance tickets, simplified traffic informations, simplified parks informations and simplified environmental conservation informations; provided that such shall not be deemed to auth...
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2020-07-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08693IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of transportation to enter into an agreement with all entities for use and occupancy of the state right of way for the purposes of installing, modifying, relocating, repairing, operating, or maintaining fiber optic facilit...
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2020-07-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08694IntroAuthorizes the city of Buffalo to adopt a local law requiring a member of the police force in such city to be a resident of Buffalo subsequent to the effective date of such local law.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS00090IntroProhibits persons from holding civil office when convicted of certain felonies.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
NYS08662IntroExempts certain property in Erie county from the prohibition of alcohol sales within a certain distance from a school.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08663IntroEstablishes the Adirondack road salt reduction task force, pilot plan and test program.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08661IntroRelates to paratransit services, permitting an applicant to submit correspondence from a licensed physician in lieu of an in-person assessment.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08630IntroAuthorizes, under certain circumstances, full-time college and university students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their college or university is located.
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2020-06-24
To Senate Rules Committee
NYJ03234IntroCelebrating the 2020 National Buffalo Wing Festival
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS08243PassRelates to the forbearance of residential mortgage payments; requires New York regulated banking organizations to make applications for forbearance for residential mortgages available to qualified mortgagors during the period in which the NY on PAUSE...
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.112
NYS08181PassEstablishes a state disaster emergency loan program to be administered by industrial development agencies for small businesses and small not-for-profit corporations.
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.109
NYS08251PassRelates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency.
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2020-06-17
SIGNED CHAP.113
NYS08597IntroRelates to establishing emergency mental health units; provides for certification of all emergency mental health units, the creation of regional emergency mental health unit councils, and a New York state emergency mental health unit council to devel...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08562IntroRemoves the exclusion of part-time employees from certain definitions relating to employment and expanding the definition of employer; removes certain exclusions for employer notice requirements for the closing of a facility; removes the discretionar...
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2020-06-16
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08245PassRequires the department of health to conduct a study on the health impacts of COVID-19 on minorities in New York state.
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2020-06-14
SIGNED CHAP.99
NYS08548IntroRequires a best-value contracting framework when evaluating procurement contract proposals for zero-emission buses and charging equipment.
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2020-06-11
To Senate Rules Committee
NYJ03222IntroCommending Walter H. Radt posthumously upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of a Liberty Medal
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2020-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS06052IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of transportation to conduct a comprehensive study on designation of private roads on the University at Buffalo North Campus and public roads in the town of Amherst for the purposes of autonomous vehicle technology testing...
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2020-06-09
AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6052C
NYS08521IntroDirects the department of civil service in consultation with the division of human rights to establish a racial equity, social justice, and implicit bias training program for all civil service appointees and employees.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08158IntroRenames the Thomas E. Dewey Thruway to the Frederick Douglass Thruway.
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2020-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
NYS08529IntroProvides for a special district meeting for a school budget revote after the voters have defeated a budget at an annual meeting and election held June 9, 2020 pursuant to executive order number 202.26 of two thousand twenty.
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2020-06-08
To Senate Rules Committee
NYS08130PassPermits electronic application for absentee ballots and removes requirement that such application be signed by the voter; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration.
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2020-06-07
SIGNED CHAP.91
NYS08189PassRelates to price gouging; prohibits price gouging for essential medical supplies and services and any other essential goods and services used to promote the health or welfare of the public.
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2020-06-06
SIGNED CHAP.90
NYS08247IntroAuthorizes 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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2020-06-04
To Senate Social Services Committee
NYS08138EngrossRelates to deferring certain property taxes during a declared state disaster emergency and providing for installment payments thereafter to be determined by the local legislative body.
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2020-05-28
returned to senate
NYJ03122PassMourning the death of Ronald Peoples, retired educator, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community
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2020-05-27
ADOPTED
NYJ03123PassMourning the death of Ramona Donatta Aviles, devoted matriarch, distinguished citizen and beloved member of her community
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2020-05-27
ADOPTED
NYJ03126PassMourning the death of Mark Joseph Schroeder, family man, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community
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2020-05-27
ADOPTED
NYJ03156PassMemorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 6-12, 2020, as Suicide Prevention Week in the State of New York
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2020-05-27
ADOPTED
NYS07082EngrossExtends the time in which to file a claim relating to certain child sexual abuse cases.
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2020-05-27
returned to senate
NYS08246IntroPermits unemployment benefits in the case of voluntary separation from employment during the COVID-19 emergency for persons over age 65 or persons with health conditions which make them at risk where the claimant has a reasonable belief that their wo...
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2020-05-24
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08015IntroAuthorizes absentee voting; defines the term "illness" for the purposes of absentee voting to include instances where a voter who, during a declaration of a state disaster emergency related to an epidemic or disease outbreak declared by the Governor ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Elections Committee
NYS08393IntroExempts alcoholic beverages sold at retail by a licensed producer of alcoholic beverages to a customer where such sale occurs either at the brewery, winery or distillery where such alcoholic beverage was produced or as a direct delivery from the tax ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS08320IntroExtends the excelsior jobs program and certain incentives for medical equipment projects within such program.
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2020-05-20
To Senate Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee
NYS08379IntroEstablishes recreational vehicle dealer agreements; defines terms; provides that a manufacturer or distributor may not sell a recreational vehicle in this state to or through a dealer without having first entered into a manufacturer/dealer agreement ...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS03577IntroEstablishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benef...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Health Committee
NYS08377IntroRequires employers to pay a severance pay equal to one week of pay for each full year of employment to employees when there is a plant closing, relocation, or mass layoff.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08312IntroEstablishes the industry targeted unemployment task force for the purpose of concentrating unemployment assistance, job training, and job development assistance during times of high unemployment to individuals who have previously been employed by an ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08313IntroProvides relief to businesses for late fees and interest for any delayed payments for businesses filing sales or property taxes for a period of one year.
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2020-05-11
To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
NYS08295IntroRequires short-term rental hosting platforms to require a short-term rental host to submit a license or permit where such host is offering a short-term rental in a municipality which requires such license or permit.
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2020-05-08
To Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee
NYS08294IntroDirects the empire state development corporation and the governor's office of motion picture and television development to promulgate rules and regulations for municipalities charging film permit fees.
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2020-05-08
To Senate Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee
NYS08211IntroRequires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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2020-05-01
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS08262IntroRequires school districts to continue to make payments of benefits, compensation and emoluments pursuant to the terms of any contract for transportation of school children that were in effect as of the date of any school closure which is due to a dec...
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2020-05-01
To Senate Education Committee
NYS08278IntroDirects the commissioner of education, in conjunction with the commissioner of health and the commissioner of labor, to develop a program which incentivizes unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare, including but not limited to, certified n...
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2020-05-01
To Senate Education Committee
NYS08266IntroIncludes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee.
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2020-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS03657EngrossEstablishes the aging in place task force, and provides for its powers and duties.
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2020-04-27
To Senate Aging Committee
NYS06955PassEstablishes a postconsumer paint collection program; requires producers of architectural paint sold at retail in the state or a representative organization to submit a plan to the department of environmental conservation for the establishment of a po...
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2020-04-17
SIGNED CHAP.63
NYS08210IntroProvides that each investor owned utility must file with the public service commission an electric vehicle charging commercial tariff that allows a customer to purchase electricity for the purpose of recharging an electric vehicle.
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2020-04-17
To Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee
NYS08209IntroEstablishes the office of racial equity and social justice to act as the official state planning and coordinating office for changes in policy, practice and allocation of state resources so that race or social justice constructs do not predict an ind...
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2020-04-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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