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SENATOR ALESI LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN MEGAN’S LAW PASSES SENATE

 Legislation Creates Penalty for Providing False Information When Registering as a Sex Offender    

March 14, 2012
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SENATOR ALESI ANNOUNCES 2012 NEW JOBS-NY JOB CREATION PLAN

Plan Would Create Jobs, Cut Taxes and Control State Spending

March 8, 2012
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March 8, 2012
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SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION PROHIBITING HARMFUL LEVELS OF TOXICS IN CHILDREN’S JEWELRY

 

The New York State Senate today passed a measure that would prohibit the sale of children’s jewelry which may contain harmful levels of cadmium and other hazardous substances. The bill (S.4055A), sponsored by Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I, Perinton) protects children from accidentally ingesting cadmium, often used in inexpensive charm bracelets, pendants and other jewelry.

March 6, 2012
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Senator Alesi Supports Measure to Reduce Administrative Costs for New York Businesses

Legislation Eliminates an Employer’s Annual Notice Requirement    

The Senate acted yesterday to pass a bill to amend the “Job Theft Prevention Act of 2010,” to alleviate burdensome administrative provisions with aggregate costs in the millions of dollars. 

March 1, 2012
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February 24, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Senator James S. Alesi, Chair 10:30 AM, Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Room 511 LOB

February 29, 10:30 AM - 10:32 AM
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SENATOR ALESI CO-SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO FIGHT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

Senator Alesi Joins Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to Target Prescription Drug Addiction

Senator Jim Alesi announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation to establish AN Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) – an initiative targeted at combating prescription drug addiction.  This important legislation, S.5720, would require the Department of Health to create and maintain a real-time, online reporting system to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of certain controlled substances.  Health care practitioners and pharmacists would be required to report specific information to the database when Schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances are prescribed and dispensed.

February 15, 2012
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