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Consumer Protection Alert from Senator Venditto

Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) would like to alert you to the following scams recently targeting New Yorkers.  Please follow the links below to make yourself aware of them. 

Nassau County Phone Scams

Alert For Scams Involving Fake Lottery Prizes

Scammer Posing As Official From Attorney General’s Office

January 29, 2015
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Senator Venditto Selected to Chair Committee on Consumer Protection

Albany, NY-New York State Senator Michael Venditto (R, C, I- Massapequa), announced today that he has been selected to Chair the Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection.

“It’s an honor to be appointed to chair the Senate Committee on Consumer Protection. As Chairman this will give me a unique opportunity to be forceful advocate for not only the rights of consumers in the 8th Senate District, but all of New York,” said Senator Venditto.

“In this ever-changing economical climate, our committee will work hard to deliver real results to consumers, especially those consumers and constituents throughout the 8th Senate District and the Long Island- Metro region who are still rebuilding from Super-Storm Sandy,” continued Senator Venditto.

January 22, 2015
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Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Protect our Children

Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Protect our Children

New Law Protects Children from Identity Theft

ALBANY—Outgoing Third District State Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), Chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced today that his bill aimed at protecting minors from identity theft has been signed into law.

The bill, S. 6682, creates a mechanism whereby parents or guardians can place a freeze on the credit record of a minor in order to prevent their child from becoming a victim of identity theft.

November 24, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Governor Cuomo Signs Zeldin Bill Allowing Consolidation into One Single Permit for Electrician Licensing in Suffolk

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), Chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced today that his bill to help consolidate licenses into one single master electrician license in Suffolk County has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 New Law Allows Private Investors to Rehabilitate Vacant and Deteriorated State Buildings

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) announced today that his bill to authorize the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to establish a Resident Curator Program has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Consumer Protection Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection Senator Lee Zeldin, Chair 1:00 PM, Monday, May 12, 2014 Room 801 LOB

May 12, 1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
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Committee Meeting: Consumer Protection Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection Senator Lee Zeldin, Chair 1:00 PM, Monday, May 5, 2014 Room 801 LOB

May 5, 1:00 PM - 1:06 PM
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Committee Meeting: Consumer Protection Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection  Senator Lee Zeldin, Chair  1:00 PM, Monday, March 10, 2014  Room 801 LOB

March 10, 1:02 PM - 1:04 PM
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Committee Meeting: Consumer Protection Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection  Senator Lee Zeldin, Chair  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 

PLEASE NOTE CONSUMER PROTECTION WILL MEET IMMEDIATLY FOLLOWING SESSION ON FEBRUARY 26, 2014 IN ROOM 801 LOB

February 26, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Consumer Protection Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection Senator Lee Zeldin, Chair 1:00 PM, Monday, February 3, 2014 Room 801 LOB

February 3, 1:00 PM - 1:03 PM
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