Michael Gianaris's Legislation

You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Michael Gianaris.
S2539-2015: Relates to the surrender of certificates of registration and number plates sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Requires the surrender of certificates of registration and number plates of all motor vehicles which a person has registered where such person has a suspended or revoked driver's license. Read more...
S2540-2015: Provides that every schedule of rates of gas and electric corporations which is based on operation of over 18 months, shall be reviewed annually sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Provides that every gas or electric rate schedule, which is based on projections of revenues, expenditures and utility operations for more than 18 months, shall be annually reviewed by the public service commission; such review proceeding shall include all the parties involved in the proceeding at which such schedule was originally approved. Read more...
S2538-2015: Enacts the "voter empowerment act of New York" to streamline the process for registering to vote sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ELECTIONS | Search
Enacts the "voter empowerment act of New York" to streamline the process for registering to vote. Read more...
S2485-2015: Authorizes family court judges to transfer certain child support arrears matters to criminal courts sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Authorizes family court judges to transfer certain child support arrears matters to the criminal courts; amends the jurisdiction of the criminal courts. Read more...
S2476-2015: Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy. Read more...
S2477-2015: Requires the public service commission to provide notice and opportunity to comment to local community boards in N.Y. city before sale of land by utility sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Directs the public service commission to provide notice, in a city having a population of one million or more, to the appropriate local community board prior to such commission's consideration of granting permission to a gas corporation or electric corporation furnishing utility service to acquire or sell land; such community boards shall also be provided with the opportunity to submit comments and recommendations on the proposed sale or acquisition; directs the public service commission to address and respond to such comments and recommendations. Read more...
S2478-2015: Establishes the traffic infraction of interference with a funeral procession sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Establishes the traffic infraction of interference with a funeral procession. Read more...
S2479-2015: Makes certain sex offenses committed against a child class A-I felonies subject to a sentence of imprisonment of 25 years to life; repealer sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CODES | Search
Makes the commission of rape, a criminal sexual act, aggravated sexual abuse or course of sexual conduct against a child less than 12 years of age or against a child less than 14 years of age by a person 21 years old or more a class A-I felony; eliminates references to such offenses in less severe crimes; includes such offenses within murder in the second degree for purposes of sentencing to life imprisonment without parole for murder committed in the course of committing such sex offenses against a child; designates such sex offenses against a child as sexually violent offenses for the purposes of sex offender registration; requires every sex offender convicted of such an offense to be subject to lifetime electronic monitoring by the division of criminal justice services upon release from prison. Read more...
S2480-2015: Requires transmitters of money to provide a certain warning to consumers sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: BANKS | Search
Requires transmitters of money to provide a warning which informs consumers of certain fraudulent activities that may occur. Read more...
S2481-2015: Grants immunity from liability for personal injury and property damage sustained by a crime victim upon the premises of a business or nonprofit seeking assistance sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Grants immunity from liability for personal injury and property damage sustained by a crime victim upon the premises of a business or nonprofit while seeking assistance, except in the case of gross negligence. Read more...
S2482-2015: Increases the penalties imposed upon gas and electric utilities for failure to file or correct an annual report with the public service commission sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Increases the penalties imposed upon gas and electric utilities for failure to file or correct an annual report with the public service commission; such penalties shall not be more than one-tenth of 1% of the utilities' annual net revenue for each day of violation, but not to exceed $25,000 nor be less than $100. Read more...
S2483-2015: Provides that qualified persons who are not registered to vote may register on a day of election at their polling places sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: ELECTIONS | Search
Provides that qualified persons who have never previously registered to vote in this state may apply personally for registration by appearing at the appropriate polling place for the election district in which such person resides on the day such polling place is open for voting; requires establishment of a procedure to enable such registrants to cast their votes at the appropriate polling places. Read more...
S2484-2015: Includes in the class E felony of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious physical injury or death while operating a vehicle with suspended, revoked or no license sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CODES | Search
Includes in the class E felony of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious physical injury or death to another person, while operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license, or if he or she is unlicensed. Read more...
S2473-2015: Establishes the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system and provides for its powers and duties sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Establishes the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system and provides for its powers and duties; such commission shall, upon its own initiative, investigate, hold hearings, and make findings of fact and recommendations on any case in which it is reasonably alleged that a person was wrongfully convicted of an offense in this state. Read more...
S2474-2015: Establishes a penalty and cause of action for intentional destruction of medical records by a party to a medical malpractice action, or by an agent thereof sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Establishes a penalty of not less than $1,000 for each intentional destruction, mutilation or significant alteration of a medical record by a party to a medical malpractice action, or by any officer, director, member, employee or agent of such party; also establishes a cause of action on behalf of any person injured as the result of such destruction, mutilation or significant alteration. Read more...
S2475-2015: Directs the division of homeland security and emergency services to establish rules and regulations providing for truck rental security sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS | Search
Directs the division of homeland security and emergency services to develop rules and regulations relating to truck rental security; requires any person or organization in the business of renting trucks, vans or trailers to the public to be registered with the state. Read more...
S2442-2015: Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CODES | Search
Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor. Read more...
S2443-2015: Prohibits the purchase of more than 1 firearm during any period of 30 days sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CODES | Search
Establishes the class A misdemeanor of unlawful procurement of a firearm, for the purchase or acquisition of more that 1 firearm during any period of 30 days. Read more...
S2444-2015: Creates a private right of action for improper debt collection procedures sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Creates a private right of action for improper debt collection procedures; allows plaintiffs to recover punitive damages and reasonable attorneys' fees. Read more...
S2445-2015: Provides for universal background checks for the sale of firearms sponsored by GIANARIS
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Provides for universal background checks for the sale of firearms; makes the violation of such provisions a class A misdemeanor. Read more...
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