Adriano Espaillat's Legislation

You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Adriano Espaillat.
S2061-2015: Relates to the provision of legal representation to certain persons in eviction, ejectment and foreclosure proceedings sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: LOCAL GOVERNMENT | Search
Requires counties and/or cities to establish a plan for providing legal counsel to persons who are defendants or respondents in eviction, ejectment and foreclosure proceedings and who are financially unable to obtain counsel; eligible person is one whose gross individual income is not in excess of one hundred twenty-five percent of the federal income official poverty line. Read more...
S1836-2015: Enacts the "plea agreement immigration consequences disclosure act" sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: CODES | Search
Enacts the "plea agreement immigration consequences disclosure act"; requires a court to advice a defendant that if he or she is an alien and he or she is convicted of a crime, whether by plea or trial, such conviction may result in his or her deportation; allows a withdrawal of a plea of guilty by an alien if such alien is threatened with deportation and such alien is not so advised of such threat of deportation. Read more...
S1787-2015: Authorizes the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York to establish standards for admission to special high schools sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: EDUCATION | Search
Authorizes the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York to establish standards for admission to special high schools. Read more...
S1786-2015: Prohibits a county rent guidelines board from establishing rent adjustments for class A dwelling units based on certain considerations sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT | Search
Prohibits a county rent guidelines board from establishing rent adjustments for class A dwelling units based on the current rental cost of a unit or on the amount of time that has elapsed since another rent increase authorized was authorized. Read more...
S1788-2015: Requires orders of protection issued in family court or in cases of family offenses in criminal court to be translated into the native language of the parties sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Requires orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued in family court or in cases of family offenses in criminal court or in matrimonial actions to be translated by an interpreter into the native language of the parties. Read more...
S1785-2015: Requires the commissioner of health to take action when areas of lead poisoning are designated sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: HEALTH | Search
Requires the commissioner of health to take action when high risk areas of lead poisoning are designated; requires the commissioner of health to provide written notice instructing such condition be discontinued within a specified period of time. Read more...
S1783-2015: Relates to alternative hardship applications for properties subject to the rent stabilization code sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT | Search
Relates to alternative hardship applications for properties subject to the rent stabilization code. Read more...
S1780-2015: Requires gas and electric utilities to make available to landlords upon request information concerning gas and electric charges incurred for residential premises sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Requires gas and electric utilities to make available to landlords or lessors, upon request of prospective tenants or lessees, information concerning gas and electric charges incurred for residential rental premises; provides that such information shall be furnished without any charge or fee. Read more...
S1784-2015: Provides that money damages shall not be considered in determining whether or not there exists an inability to pay for department of mental hygiene services sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | Search
Provides that moneys awarded as damages or obtained by judgment or settlement as a result of a cause of action commenced against officers or employees of the office of mental health shall not be considered assets for purposes of determining whether or not there exists an inability to pay for services; provides that such moneys shall not be seized, offset or otherwise attached for the purposes of paying fees for services rendered by the department of mental hygiene. Read more...
S1637-2015: Requires the legislature to provide for the maintenance and support of a system of free public libraries sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Provides a constitutional guarantee that the legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a system of free public libraries, wherein all the residents of this state may be provided with public library services. Read more...
S1638-2015: Requires awarding of costs and attorney fees in frivolous action involving public petition and participation sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: CODES | Search
Requires awarding of costs and attorney fees in frivolous action involving public petition and participation; expands application of actions involving public petition and participation. Read more...
S1639-2015: Prohibits the imposition of any charge or fee on the telephone bill of a consumer when such fee is imposed by a third party, without the consent of the consumer sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Prohibits the imposition of any charge or fee on the telephone bill of a consumer when such fee or charge is imposed by a third party, unless the consumer explicitly agrees to the nature and amount of such fee or charge; makes the unauthorized imposition of such a fee void and unenforceable; directs the public service commission to enforce such provisions. Read more...
S1629-2015: Authorizes the attorney general to bring an action for violation of the prohibitions concerning unlawful selling practices and specifies damages awardable sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Authorizes the attorney general to bring an action for violation of the prohibitions concerning unlawful selling practices and specifies damages awardable. Read more...
S1291-2015: Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act, granting collective bargaining rights, workers' compensation and unemployment benefits to farmworkers sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: LABOR | Search
Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act: grants collective bargaining rights to farm laborers; requires employers of farm laborers to allow at least 24 consecutive hours of rest each week; provides for an 8 hour work day for farm laborers; requires overtime rate at one and one-half times normal rate; makes provisions of unemployment insurance law applicable to farm laborers; provides sanitary code shall apply to all farm and food processing labor camps intended to house migrant workers, regardless of the number of occupants; provides for eligibility of farm laborers for workers' compensation benefits; requires employers of farm laborers to provide such farm laborers with claim forms for workers' compensation claims under certain conditions; requires reporting of injuries to employers of farmworkers. Read more...
S335-2015: Provides for the protection of the air quality at day care centers licensed by the state and head start day care centers funded pursuant to federal law sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: CHILDREN AND FAMILIES | Search
Provides for the protection of the air quality at licensed day care centers and head start day care centers funded pursuant to federal law; requires the office of children and family services to consult with the commissioners of environmental conservation and health regarding the air quality and environmental hazards that may be involved with any new day care center or head start day care center; requires such office to consult with the department of health if any new environmental or environmental health hazard arises. Read more...
S334-2015: Requires general hospitals to post patient rights and provides that hospital personnel shall not inquire as to patients' immigration status sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: HEALTH | Search
Requires all general hospitals, which provide emergency services, to post patient rights and provides that hospital personnel, prior to providing treatment, shall not inquire as to a patient's immigration status. Read more...
S305-2015: Clarifies eligibility requirements for admission to the New York state veterans' home sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS | Search
Clarifies eligibility requirements for admission to the New York State Veterans' home. Read more...
S308-2015: Requires public authorities to conduct open meetings and provide an internet broadcast of its meetings sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS | Search
Requires public authorities to conduct open meetings and provide an internet broadcast of its meetings. Read more...
S304-2015: Relates to supplemental brownfield credit reporting sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Relates to supplemental brownfield credit reporting; requires a supplemental brownfield credit report containing the information required in the brownfield credit report, regarding the credits claimed for the years two thousand five, two thousand six, and two thousand seven. Read more...
S311-2015: Relates to conforming the definition of palliative care throughout the public health law sponsored by ESPAILLAT
Committee: HEALTH | Search
Relates to conforming the definition of palliative care under hospice provisions to be the same as under other public health law provisions. Read more...
You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Adriano Espaillat.