Joseph A. Griffo's Legislation

You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Joseph A. Griffo.
S2726-2015: Provides for the filling of vacancies in the office of lieutenant-governor by appointment of the governor subject to confirmation by the senate and assembly sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Provides for the filling of vacancies in the office of lieutenant-governor by appointment of the governor subject to confirmation by majority vote in the senate and majority vote in the assembly. Read more...
S2727-2015: Relates to the volunteer firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit; repealer sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Repeals the provision of law that volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers who receive a real property tax exemption for service may not receive the income tax credit for such service; makes technical corrections. Read more...
S2728-2015: Provides additional discharge planning for persons being released from civil confinement sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | Search
Provides additional discharge planning for persons being released from civil confinement including supervision, electronic monitoring, appropriate clothing, transportation, medication and a service plan. Read more...
S2723-2015: Allows for electronic court appearance in any county of the state, except an appearance at a hearing or trial sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: CODES | Search
Provides for electronic court appearance in a criminal action, anywhere in the state, at the discretion of the court having jurisdiction of the defendant; provides that the defendant must, after consultation with counsel, consent on the record; provides that the chief administrator of the courts must first approve the use of such electronic appearance. Read more...
S2725-2015: Provides for initiative and referendum and recall sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Provides for initiative and referendum and recall; empowers the electors with the ability to propose statutes and amendments to the constitution, approve or reject statutes or parts of statutes, and remove elected officers. Read more...
S2722-2015: Limits tenure of temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leaders and committee chairs sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Limits the tenure of the temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leader of the senate and minority leader of the assembly to 12 years; limits the tenure of the chairman of any single legislative committee to 8 years. Read more...
S2719-2015: Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2015 sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: LOCAL GOVERNMENT | Search
Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2015. Read more...
S2720-2015: Authorizes the state board of parole to require a violent felony offender to serve his or her maximum term, if release would pose an imminent threat to society sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: CODES | Search
Authorizes the state board of parole to require a violent felony offender to serve his or her maximum term, if, by clear and convincing evidence, release would pose an imminent threat to society; authorizes the withholding of good behavior allowances of violent felony offenders by the state board of parole upon such a finding. Read more...
S2717-2015: Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: ELECTIONS | Search
Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor; provides candidates be designated jointly either by the state committee or by petition; provides said petition will be valid only if it jointly designates both candidates. Read more...
S2718-2015: Permits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a duly licensed physical therapist assistant sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: LABOR | Search
Permits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a duly licensed physical therapist assistant. Read more...
S2715-2015: Increases the penalty for robbery of property from a bank; makes the crime a class C felony sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: BANKS | Search
Increases the penalty for robbery of property from a bank; makes the crime a class C felony. Read more...
S2716-2015: Authorizes a governmental agency or municipality to designate a highway or portion of highway as open for travel by an ATV sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Authorizes a governmental agency, by rule or regulation, or municipality, by local law ordinance, to designate a highway or portion of highway as open for travel by an ATV in order to gain access to areas or trails adjacent to such highways. Read more...
S2653-2015: Authorizes the town of Deerfield in Oneida county to transfer jurisdiction of a road to the state sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Authorizes the town of Deerfield in Oneida county to transfer jurisdiction of a road to the state. Read more...
S2652-2015: Establishes a non-trail snowmobile registration for snowmobiles which shall be used solely for the purpose of gaining access to hunting, fishing and trapping areas sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Establishes a non-trail snowmobile registration for snowmobiles which shall be used solely for the purpose of gaining access to hunting, fishing and trapping areas. Read more...
S2295-2015: Requires any state mandated program imposed on municipalities and school districts to be funded by the state sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: LOCAL GOVERNMENT | Search
Requires that the state fund any program which imposes a mandate upon municipal corporations or school districts; establishes criteria for any exemption from such law if such mandate is ordered by the judiciary, pursuant to an executive order or requested by the locality; expands the reporting requirements of the mandate relief council. Read more...
S2271-2015: Provides for special elections for the offices of comptroller and attorney general for vacancies during a term sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Provides for special elections for the offices of comptroller and attorney general for vacancies during a term. Read more...
S2272-2015: Requires legislative fiscal impact notes to include objective calculations of anticipated economic impacts for next three years on state or subdivisions; repealer sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Requires legislative fiscal impact notes to include objective calculations of anticipated economic impacts for next three years on state or political subdivisions. Read more...
S2273-2015: Prohibits the legislature from recessing after the start of the state fiscal year until it has passed a budget sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Prohibits the legislature from recessing after the start of the state fiscal year until it has passed a budget; allows recess during such period for public holidays. Read more...
S2264-2015: Establishes the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Establishes a temporary state commission to be known as the commission on public authority reform to study and investigate reducing the number of public authorities and their subsidiaries in New York state; requires reporting; appropriates $100,000 therefor. Read more...
S2265-2015: Relates to the maintenance, improvement and repair of certain town highways sponsored by GRIFFO
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Permits the designation of low volume roads and minimum maintenance roads by town boards and enacts provisions relating to the maintenance, improvement and repair of such roads. Read more...
You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Joseph A. Griffo.