Tony Avella's Legislation

You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Tony Avella.
S4938-2015: Relates to protecting indoor air quality in state owned, leased or operated buildings sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: HEALTH | Search
Relates to protecting indoor air quality in state owned, leased or operated buildings. Read more...
S4936-2015: Implements state policy of fair and equal pay for equivalent value of work sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS | Search
Implements state policy of fair and equal pay for equivalent value of work; provides that the principle of fair and equal pay for similar work and for equivalent value of work shall be followed in the classification and reclassification and the allocation and reallocation of positions and all positions having the same title shall be allocated the same salary grade. Read more...
S4937-2015: Provides that the public service commission shall establish service performance standards for telephone corporations sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Search
Provides that the public service commission shall establish service performance standards for telephone corporations; provides that telephone corporations shall meet such standards; provides penalties for failure to meet such standards. Read more...
S4890-2015: Directs the division of criminal justice services to promulgate rules and regulations relating to residences of certain sex offenders sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION | Search
Directs the division of criminal justice services to promulgate rules and regulations relating to residences of certain sex offenders; further directs such division of criminal justice services to establish a uniform standard of measurement for determining distance restrictions including parameters to be used such as measurement from the "real property line boundary" of the school grounds and include clarification of the area of the proposed residence that is to be used in determining the restricted distance. Read more...
S4837-2015: Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage squid sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage squid to December 31, 2017. Read more...
S4533A-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 veterinary group; requires purchaser to sign instructions and pet dealer to keep a copy for one year. Read more...
S4749-2015: Authorizes licensed clinical social workers to provide services to injured employees under workers' compensation coverage sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: LABOR | Search
Authorizes licensed clinical social workers to provide services to injured employees under workers' compensation coverage. Read more...
S4708-2015: Relates to an affirmative defense to strangulation and related offenses sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CODES | Search
Provides that it shall be an affirmative defense to strangulation and related offenses that the defendant performed such conduct while engaged in instruction or athletic competition of Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Aikido. Read more...
S4704-2015: Allows property owners to prune obstructive branches of trees under the exclusive control of the commissioner sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CITIES | Search
Allows property owners to prune obstructive branches of trees under the exclusive control of the commissioner provided they do not use any device to aid in their reach. Read more...
S4705-2015: Authorizes certain owners of class one and class two properties to opt out of city tree planting sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: CITIES | Search
Authorizes certain owners of class one and class two properties to opt out of city tree planting. Read more...
S4706-2015: Prohibits tethering, restraining, caging or penning of dogs or animals between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: AGRICULTURE | Search
Prohibits tethering, restraining, caging or penning of dogs or animals between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m; may be tethered to a stationary object or a pen or cage in a sized pen or cage four times the height and length of said dog or animal. Read more...
S4707-2015: Relates to the prohibition of the declawing of cats or other animals sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: AGRICULTURE | Search
Relates to the prohibition of the declawing of cats or other animals. Read more...
S4690-2015: Prohibits certain lobbyists and political consultants from being affiliated with each other, or engaging in the other's profession sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: FINANCE | Search
Prohibits certain lobbyists from engaging in political consulting for state public officials or candidates for state office, and prohibits political consultants or anyone they are affiliated with from lobbying state officers; requires election financial disclosure statements to include a listing of all political consulting services provided to a campaign. Read more...
S4686-2015: Relates to foreign game sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Relates to foreign game; bans the importation, transportation and possession of certain African wildlife species and products. Read more...
S4676-2015: Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in pet products sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION | Search
Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in pet products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse. Read more...
S4647-2015: Restricts the performance of surgical devocalization procedures on dogs and cats sponsored by AVELLA
Committee: AGRICULTURE | Search
Restricts the performance of surgical devocalization procedures on dogs and cats. 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...
You are viewing the most recently published bills sponsored by Tony Avella.