Judiciary Updates

Senator Bonacic Attends Event Honoring Judge E. Michael Kavanagh

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Senator Bonacic attended an event to honor the public service of Judge Kavanagh.  Judge Kavanagh served a dedicated career as a District Attorney in Ulster County and a Supreme Court Justice of the Appellate Division, Third Department. 

October 25, 2013
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Senator Bonacic is Recognized by the Dispute Resolution Center for CASA Funding Restoration

On Friday, September 27, 2013, Senator Bonacic attended a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) ceremony that recognized the successful restoration of essential CASA funding to the New York State 2013-2014 judiciary budget.  CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives.

October 1, 2013
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Testimony Submitted for Public Record on Spousal Maintenance Awards

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing regarding legislative recommendations for spousal maintaince awards.  The hearing was based on the report of the New York State Law Revision Commission, which can be found at http://www.lawrevision.state.ny.us/mas.php.  Attached is the public record of the testimony submitted for the hearing on the subject. 

September 27, 2013
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Public Hearing: The hearing will focus on the Law Revision Commission report entitled Maintenance Awards in Divorce Proceedings

Senate Standing Committee on JudiciaryChair: Senator John J. BonacicPublic Hearing: The hearing will focus on the Law Revision Commission report entitledMaintenance Awards in Divorce ProceedingsPlace: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor,Albany, New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M.Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181Media Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

September 24, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Spousal maintenance calculation

Senate Standing Committee on JudiciaryChair: Senator John J. BonacicPublic Hearing: Spousal maintenance calculationPlace: Van Buren Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181Media Contact: Jessica Cherry (518) 455-3181ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

September 24, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair Saturday, June 22, 2013 OFF THE FLOOR

June 22, 12:44 AM - 12:46 AM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 20, 2013 Room 124 CAP

June 20, 11:00 AM - 11:18 AM
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Room 510 LOB

June 4, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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Senator Bonacic's Bill to Counter "Paper Terrorism" Passes the Senate

Senator Bonacic speaks on the floor about his bill (S4042) to counter "paper terrorism," which is when false financing statements are filed against public officials in retaliation for carrying out their public duties. The bill passed the Senate 60-0. The bill will now be sent to the Assembly for consideration.

May 28, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John J. Bonacic, Chair 11:30 AM, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Room 510 LOB

 

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May 29, 11:30 AM - 11:35 AM
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