Senator Díaz introduces and re-introduces 101 Pieces of Legislation

Ruben Diaz

January 03, 2011

January 3, 2011

As you may know, the 2011-2012 Senate Session commences this Wednesday, January 5. Before session begins, I would like to present to you the 101 pieces of legislation that I have previously introduced and have re-introduced for the new legislative session.

I call on my Republican colleagues to carefully consider these bills to ensure their swift passage.

2011 Both Houses Bills, Prime Sponsored For: Díaz

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Bill No.    
S58    DIAZ -- Enacts the "behavioral health and long-term care act"
S59    DIAZ -- Establishes the office for diversity and educational equity within the state university of New York administration
S60    DIAZ -- Provides for the expungement of unsustained allegations of abuse and the sealing of records; repealer
S61    DIAZ -- Requires all dogs and their owners to successfully complete obedience training
S62    DIAZ -- Requires the micro-chipping of all dogs, excluding temporarily kept dogs; and creates a state registry to maintain contact information
S63    DIAZ -- Establishes a gift for preserving religious landmarks on state income tax returns, and provides for grants to preserve certain inner-city houses of worship
S93    DIAZ -- Requires coverage of medical nutrition therapy by health and accident insurance policies
S94    DIAZ -- Relates to implementing the immigrant assistance service enforcement act
S95    DIAZ -- Establishes the "keep effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act"; relates to procedures for the abolition of teaching positions; repealers
S96    DIAZ -- Requires elected officials to post certain information regarding contributions on his or her website
S97    DIAZ -- Relates to establishing the students with disabilities school choice act
S98    DIAZ -- Encourages voluntary, informed vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV)
S99    DIAZ -- Excludes a social security number or social security card from documentation required to be provided to renew an existing driver's license
S100    DIAZ -- Relates to the use of portable electronic devices
S108    DIAZ -- Provides that stalking by technological means shall be prohibited and shall be included in the crimes of stalking in the first, second and third degrees
S109    DIAZ -- Authorizes department of transportation to survey areas with a high incidence of pedestrian accidents involving senior citizens
S110    DIAZ -- Establishes a senior housing task force
S111    DIAZ -- Relates to establishing the NYS prescription medication cost containment program
S112    DIAZ -- Establishes the New York certified retirement community program within the office for the aging
S113    DIAZ -- Creates a shared housing registry for senior citizens
S114    DIAZ -- Requires commercial insurers to make available an option to parents/guardians to cover their mentally or physically challenged dependents
S115    DIAZ -- Relates to kosher for Passover product price gouging
S116    DIAZ -- Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child
S117    DIAZ -- Relates to increasing the availability of adult day health care programs in certain counties
S118    DIAZ -- Requires cultural awareness and competence training for all medical professionals as part of their licensing requirements; public ed program; appropriation
S119    DIAZ -- Prohibits the deferral of awards granted under the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
S120    DIAZ -- Provides a credit against tax for the purchase and installation of grab bars
S121    DIAZ -- Provides for local community board input in the liquor authority's decision to license establishments serving alcohol for on-premise consumption
S122    DIAZ -- Authorizes the panel to adopt policies to exclude certain non-recurring items from income for the program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage
S123    DIAZ -- Requires a warning instruction by entities which manufacture, assemble and sell roller skates and skate boards
S124    DIAZ -- Increases allowable maximum income of persons occupying rental units otherwise eligible for tax abatement in certain cases
S125    DIAZ -- Relates to the use of environmentally-sensitive cleaning and maintenance products in nursing homes and adult homes
S126    DIAZ -- Relates to establishing the New York state seniors trust fund and directing certain moneys to be deposited into such fund
S262    DIAZ -- Provides for an additional franchise tax on certain life insurance policies
S263    DIAZ -- Establishes a process for the regulation of collecting, recording, and disclosing confidential information by state employees
S266    DIAZ -- Limits the degree of physical force a parent, guardian, or other person entrusted with the care of a child or incompetent, may use to discipline such person
S267    DIAZ -- Prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle on a public road, street or highway which is equipped with a display device within the view of the operator
S268    DIAZ -- Relates to the New York Black Car Operators' Injury Compensation Fund, Inc.
S269    DIAZ -- Requires a course of instruction in the awareness of hate crimes
S270    DIAZ -- Authorizes the establishment of a caregiver support program for grandparents and other older adult relative caregivers
S271    DIAZ -- Relates to clarifying definitions of "illegal money transmission" and "money laundering"; and relates to penalties for unlicensed money transmitters
S284    DIAZ -- Prohibits a member of the legislature from engaging in any outside paid activity during his or her term of office
S285    DIAZ -- Prohibits use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education and prohibits co-mingling with funds for other purposes
S286    DIAZ -- Provides for all school buses to be equipped with on-board video cameras; for policies and procedures relating to their use; and for financing their installation
S287    DIAZ -- Provides that the commissioner of education shall provide students who are in fifth grade or below shall remain in the building unless released to an authorized person
S288    DIAZ -- Creates a task force on universal long term care insurance
S289    DIAZ -- Eliminates taxes on alternative energies
S290    DIAZ -- Prohibits approval by the commissioner of motor vehicles of defensive driving courses or defensive driving programs conducted over the internet only
S292    DIAZ -- Provides that the commissioner of health shall report improper measures by manufacturers, suppliers or retailers to attorney general which cause exposure to lead
S293    DIAZ -- Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work
S294    DIAZ -- Requires notice of potential liability to be given to applicants for medical assistance or family health care plus
S295    DIAZ -- Requires telegraph and telephone corporations to charge religious organizations residential rates
S296    DIAZ -- Provides that supervision fees for parolees shall be collected at a central location and shall not be collected by parole officers
S297    DIAZ -- Requires state campgrounds to provide a reduced fee for campsites to persons 65 or over
S298    DIAZ -- Requires telephone companies to provide essential equipment, including voice dialing equipment, to persons with disabilities
S299    DIAZ -- Establishes a senior dental services grant program
S300    DIAZ -- Establishes criminal offenses relating to criminal street gang enterprises and the abatement of premises used for such enterprises
S301    DIAZ -- Requires farm labor contractors to provide certified copies of payroll records to the commissioner of labor
S302    DIAZ -- Provides for the issuance of distinctive license plates for members of the clergy
S303    DIAZ -- Establishes the bureau of the senior tenants' advocate in the state office for the aging
S304    DIAZ -- Prohibits the use of social security numbers by an organization or governmental agency for the identification of an individual
S305    DIAZ -- Relates to authorizing school districts to establish policies prohibiting the wearing of gang-related apparel, markings or symbols
S306    DIAZ -- Increases promoting prostitution in the fourth degree from a class A misdemeanor to a class E felony
S307    DIAZ -- Regulates the proportional distribution of revenues from the sale of lottery tickets between expenses of the lottery and state education
S308    DIAZ -- Renames and broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and chemical dependence
S309    DIAZ -- Enacts the Senior Anti-Violence and Enforcement Act
S313    DIAZ -- Requires posting of sign in all premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages on the premises which offers to assist patrons in obtaining alternative transportation
S314    DIAZ -- Provides for an extension of time to the purchasing period for tenants to purchase a dwelling unit in a cooperative apartment building
S315    DIAZ -- Provides that municipalities must provide substance and alcohol abuse counseling and treatment for police officers
S316    DIAZ -- Makes victims of certain dog attacks eligible for awards by the crime victims board
S317    DIAZ -- Increases penalties and requires imprisonment for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting; presumption of avoiding prosecution for DUI
S318    DIAZ -- Authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards to persons not otherwise qualified to receive a driver's license
S319    DIAZ -- Enacts the New York state senior housing opportunities partnership act and establishes a state senior housing opportunities partnership authority
S331    DIAZ -- Relates to matching funds for grants under the naturally occurring retirement community supportive service program
S332    DIAZ -- Changes the designation of incest from a class E to a class B felony
S333    DIAZ -- Authorizes the city of New York to reconvey its interest in certain real property acquired by in rem tax foreclosure in the borough of Bronx to former owner St. Peter's Lutheran Church
S334    DIAZ -- Relates to the disciplinary hearings and procedures for teachers in the city district of the city of New York
S347    DIAZ -- Provides that issuers of debit and credit cards shall pay sales and use taxes directly to the commissioner of taxation and finance
S348    DIAZ -- Establishes the home delivered meal assistance program
S349    DIAZ -- Relates to public hearings prior to fee or rate increases by the metropolitan transportation authority
S350    DIAZ -- Requires court to advise aliens of deportation consequences of guilty plea; allows guilty plea withdrawal
S377    DIAZ -- Provides for the establishment of a voluntary chaplaincy program for the public schools
S378    DIAZ -- Requires banking institutions to accept the Dominican consular identification card as a valid form of identification for all banking transactions
S479    DIAZ -- Enacts the criminal street gang related crimes act
S480    DIAZ -- Relates to establishing NYS prescription medication cost containment program
S481    DIAZ -- Establishes the medicaid outreach and enrollment program
S482    DIAZ -- Relates to requiring renewal notices for applications under the SCRIE program
S483    DIAZ -- Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens where their rent is more than one-half of their income
S499    DIAZ -- Changes fine for violations by employment agencies to up to $500 a day and a class A misdemeanor for 3 or more violations in 5 years
S500    DIAZ -- Includes in definition of income all sources after deduction of all medical and prescription drugs not reimbursed or paid by insurance
S501    DIAZ -- Relates to making the cost of incarceration for non-violent felons available to the public
S502    DIAZ -- Relates to the senior citizen energy packaging pilot program; repealer
S503    DIAZ -- Prohibits secondary schools and colleges from withholding student transcripts for failure to pay tuition
S504    DIAZ -- Relates to prohibiting retained asset accounts
S505    DIAZ -- Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor
S556    DIAZ -- Regulates the provision of refund anticipation loans by persons and entities other than banking institutions
S557    DIAZ -- Authorizes the trustees of the state university of New York and city university of New York to create academic review boards to study the cost of college textbooks
S558    DIAZ -- Creates the offenses of aggravated sale of a firearm and aggravated sale of a firearm to a minor
S634    DIAZ -- Requires any person convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs to complete a drinking driver program as a condition of their sentence
S955    DIAZ -- Relates to venue for certain civil actions arising out of certain violations of the lien law and the vehicle and traffic law
S956    DIAZ -- Provides for a financial exploitation prevention outreach, education and training program and fund