Issues: Consumer Protection

SENATOR LAVALLE MAKES HOMEOWNERS AWARE OF NEW CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM REQUIREMENTS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle wants New York State residents to be aware that “Amanda’s Law” became effective February 22, 2010.  The law requires all residences with appliances, devices, or systems that emit carbon monoxide to have a carbon monoxide detector installed.

February 24, 2010
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February 3, 2010
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Public Forum on Statewide Drop-Side Crib Ban

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be holding a public forum on Thursday, February 4th at 11 am to examine the need for a statewide ban on drop-side cribs. Drop-side cribs have been blamed for multiple deaths and injuries of children, including on Long Island.

February 4, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM EXAMINING NEED FOR STATEWIDE BAN OF DROP-SIDE CRIBS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be holding a public forum on Thursday, February 4th at 11 am to examine the need for a statewide ban on drop-side cribs. Drop-side cribs have been blamed for multiple deaths and injuries of children, including on Long Island.

January 29, 2010
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Senators Saland and Fuschillo Introduce Legislation Banning Sale of Drop-Side Cribs in NYS -- Suffocation Deaths of New York State Infants Prompts Call for Proposed Law

State Senator Stephen M. Saland (R-I-C Poughkeepsie), Ranking Member of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) have introduced legislation to ban the sale of drop-side cribs in New York State, which have caused the suffocation deaths of at least two New York infants, and 11 infant fatalities nationwide. 

December 28, 2009
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Senators Fuschillo and Saland Introduce Legislation Banning Sale of Drop-Side Cribs in NYS

Suffocation Deaths of New York State Infants Prompts Call for Proposed Law

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Senator Stephen M. Saland (R-I-C Poughkeepsie), Ranking Member of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, have introduced legislation to ban the sale of drop-side cribs in New York State, which have caused the suffocation deaths of at least two New York infants, and 11 infant fatalities nationwide.

December 22, 2009
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DON’T GET DUPED

DON’T GET DUPED

Senator Klein Fights To Prohibit Deceptive Solicitations by Real Estate Brokers

December 18, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Offers Safety Tips For Holiday Shoppers

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is again reminding residents to be vigilant as they shop this season.  To help consumers protect themselves, especially those who do a majority of their shopping via the Internet, Senator Flanagan has established a special section on his web site – Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips – with a variety of tips and links to help make the holiday season safer.

December 11, 2009
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Landmark Consumer Protection Legislation Becomes Law

Reform Outlaws Improper Practices in the Life Settlement Industry

November 24, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS CONSUMERS TO BE AWARE BEFORE THEY BUY GIFT CARDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

With the official start of holiday shopping season kicking off on Black Friday in just a few days, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), is reminding consumers about their rights under New York State’s Gift Card Law.

November 23, 2009
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Sen. Foley Speaks on the Passage of Landmark Mortgage Foreclosure Bill

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) announced the passage of landmark legislation (S. 66007) that protects homeowners across New York State from the foreclosure crisis.

November 19, 2009
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Senator Oppenheimer Congratulates Briarcliff Middle School Students on Their "Internet Smarts"

 

 

The Senator Discusses Internet Safety with Students at Briarcliff Middle School

 

November 9, 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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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 28, 2009
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Senate Banking And Code Committees To Take On Mortgage Fraud Across NYC, Long Island, And SurroundingSuburbs

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

 

October 26, 2009
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