Tony Avella's Legislation

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S4533-2015: Requires pet dealers to provide instructions on the care of small animals sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Requires pet dealers to provide instructions on the care of small animals; defines pet dealer and small animals; requires pet dealers to obtain care instructions from a veterinarian or a professional veterinarian group; requires purchaser to sign instructions and pet dealer to keep a copy for one year. Read more...
S4522-2015: Relates to establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Establishes a product stewardship program for primary batteries. Read more...
S4482-2015: Relates to requiring all for-hire vehicles to comply with vehicle accessibility requirements sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CITIES | Search
Relates to requiring all for-hire vehicles to comply with vehicle accessibility requirements; defines transportation network companies or operators and for-hire vehicle fleet; requires a portion of for-hire vehicle fleets be dedicated to be wheelchair accessible; requires that by 2020 50% of for-hire vehicle fleets of 100 or more be wheelchair accessible; fines violators $50-150 per day from the date violation occurred until it is cured. Read more...
S4431-2015: Establishes the New York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: HIGHER EDUCATION | Search
Establishes the New York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program for advanced degrees in nursing; such incentives shall be awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to registered professional nurses and certified nurse practitioners who are in a masters or doctoral program and agree to teach nursing for one year for each year such incentive is awarded. Read more...
S4421-2015: Relates to the creation of an early learning investment commission sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: SOCIAL SERVICES | Search
Relates to the creation of an early learning investment commission; provides support for public and private investment in early learning for children up to the age of five. Read more...
S914A-2015: Relates to observance of certain holidays by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: HIGHER EDUCATION | Search
Relates to observance of Eid Ul-Fitr and Eid Ul-Adha by institutions within the state university and the city university of New York. Read more...
S4350-2015: In relation to the metropolitan transportation authority providing signs that would give the public immediate instruction on how to react to a fall onto the transit facility tracks sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: TRANSPORTATION | Search
Relates to the metropolitan transportation authority providing signs that would give the public immediate instruction on how to react to a fall onto the transit facility tracks; such signage shall be posted on every transit facility station. Read more...
S4285-2015: Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS | Search
Prohibits the unilateral diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees and their dependents or reducing the employer's contributions for such insurance from May 1, 2008 until May 15, 2015; defines employers to include the state, municipalities, school districts, and public authorities and commissions. Read more...
S4260-2015: Establishes the crime of aggravated resisting arrest sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CODES | Search
Establishes the crime of aggravated resisting arrest; makes it a class E felony. Read more...
S1092A-2015: Provides protection to certain retirees from pension de-risking transactions sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: INSURANCE | Search
Provides protection to certain retirees from de-risking pension transactions. Read more...
S4189-2015: Relates to the authorization of solemnization of marriages by a civil celebrant sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: JUDICIARY | Search
Relates to the authorization of solemnization of marriages by a civil celebrant; establishes criteria to qualify as a civil celebrant. Read more...
S4088-2015: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of nail polish and nail hardener containing certain dibutyl phthalates (DBP), toluene, or formaldehyde sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CONSUMER PROTECTION | Search
Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of nail polish and nail hardener containing certain dibutyl phthalates (DBP), toluene, or formaldehyde; prohibits the use of such nail polish and nail hardener by appearance enhancement businesses. Read more...
S3945-2015: Relates to taxpayer eligibility for the green building credit for construction or rehabilitation of property in conformity with certain energy efficiency standards sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS | Search
Relates to taxpayer eligibility for the green building credit for construction or rehabilitation of property in conformity with certain energy efficiency standards. Read more...
S3946-2015: Establishes the sustainable communities fund sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Establishes the sustainable communities fund; authorizes grants to municipal corporations who meet certain requirements for eligible projects that incorporate smart growth principles or utilize climate resilient and environmentally friendly construction techniques. Read more...
S3580-2015: Relates to designating the month of May "Korean American Family Month" sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Relates to designating the month of May "Korean American Family Month". Read more...
S3521-2015: Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS | Search
Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations. Read more...
S1147A-2015: Relates to labeling requirements for fish wholesalers sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: AGRICULTURE | Search
Requires certain information to be included on labeling of seafood by fish wholesalers. Read more...
S3200-2015: Prohibits vandalism of a vehicle owned by law enforcement personnel or law enforcement agencies sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CODES | Search
Relates to vandalism of vehicles owned by law enforcement personnel or law enforcement agencies that have identifying markings including police insignias on the vehicle or a police parking placard placed on or inside the vehicle. Read more...
S3199-2015: Relates to including machete within the definition of a deadly weapon sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CODES | Search
Includes machetes within the definition of a deadly weapon. Read more...
S937A-2015: Enacts the traffic safety compliance act relative to requests for and study of implementation of traffic control devices in the city sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CITIES | Search
Enacts the traffic safety compliance act relative to requests for and study of implementation of traffic control devices in the city; creates an independent advisory board. Read more...
You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Tony Avella.