Issues: Codes

Sen. Hassell-Thompson on S.4018 (Part 3 of 3)

(Part 3 of 3) New York State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson speaks on her bill, Senate Bill 4018. The legislation, which "adds registered nurse and licensed practical nurse to assault of emergency professionals and provides for class C and D felonies for physical injury to them," was approved by the Senate on Jan. 25, 2010

January 25, 2010
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January 19, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Standing meeting of the Codes committee.

January 12, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Sen. Schneiderman and Assm. Espaillat Crack Down on "Nutcracker"

Northern Manhattan Leaders Join Forces To Support Schneiderman-Espaillat Bill That Increases Penalties For Selling Illegal Drinks To Teens

January 10, 2010
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Hope for the Wrongfully Convicted

By John EligonIn a recent 79-page decision, a Manhattan judge could well have stopped after the first four sentences of his concluding paragraph and still conveyed his main point: that Fernando Bermudez was no longer guilty of murder.

Instead, the judge, Justice John Cataldo of State Supreme Court in Manhattan, tacked on a fifth sentence that ended with two powerful words: “actual innocence.”

November 22, 2009
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Ian's Law Press Conference Highlights

Sen. Schneiderman introduced Ian's Law in the New York State Senate to protect patients from egregious insurance industry practices. Among other things, it makes it illegal for insurers to drop entire classes of insurance as a pretext to deny coverage to individual policyholders.

November 6, 2009
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Senate Banking and Codes Committees Take On Mortgage Fraud In New York

SENATE BANKING AND CODES COMMITTEES TAKE ON MORTGAGE FRAUD IN NEW YORK STATE

As FBI identifies New York State as a top mortgage fraud state, joint committee holds hearing to assess damage done and prevent future fraud

October 29, 2009
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Public Hearing: Residential Mortgage Fraud Hearing

New York State SenateNotice of Public HearingOral Testimony by Invitation OnlySenate Standing Committee on BanksBrian X. Foley, ChairHugh T. Farley, Ranking Minority MemberSenate Standing Committee on CodesEric T. Schneiderman, ChairDale M. Volker, Ranking Minority MemberWednesday, October 28, 200910:00am – 3:00pm250 Broadway, 19th Floor Hearing RoomNew York, NY  10007

October 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sen. Schneiderman and Attorney General Cuomo Announcing TRUST Act

With Attorney General Cuomo, Sens. Foley, Sampson and Flanagan announcing the TRUST ACT, a bipartisan bill to end the sole trustee system for the New York's pension fund in order to prevent future "pay-to-play" scandals.

October 9, 2009
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Senator Oppeheimer's Legislation Providing for Lisensure of Electrical Inspectors in Westchester County is Signed into Law

 

Senator Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) is pleased to announce that her bill, S. 5713, which provides for the licensing of electrical inspectors by the county of Westchester, was recently signed into law by Governor Paterson.

September 1, 2009
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August 14, 2009
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Senator Valesky hosts Senator Eric Schneiderman, Chair of Senate Codes Committee, in Central New York

(SYRACUSE, N.Y.)—In a continuing effort to bring Central New York-specific issues to the forefront of the New York State Senate, Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) hosted Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-Manhattan/Bronx), chairman of the Senate Codes Committee, for a day of events in Madison and Onondaga counties.   “The Senate Codes Committee deals with law enforcement and criminal justice related legislation, which impact communities and constituents across Central New York,” said Senator Valesky, Vice President Pro-Tempore of the Senate.

August 13, 2009
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Sen. Valesky Hosts Sen. Schneiderman In Central New York For Events On Law Enforcement And Criminal Justice Issues

SYRACUSE – In a continuing effort to find common ground on criminal justice issues across New York State, Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) hosted Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Chairman of the Senate Codes Committee, for a day of events Monday in Madison and Onondaga counties.  

August 12, 2009
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