Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) joined his colleagues on the New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction in releasing a report summarizing findings and recommendations resulting from forums held across the state to address New York’s ongoing heroin epidemic. The Task Force announced the report’s findings which include comprehensive legislative recommendations to address shortcomings in the state’s existing opioid prevention and treatment-delivery strategies.
Enacts the "independent senior housing resident freedom of choice act" to authorize persons in independent housing to receive services they could get at home
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
May 19, 2016
In Senate Aging Committee
Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) announces the New York State Senate has once again approved Alix’s Law, which makes it illegal to leave the scene of an accident while intoxicated. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Senate has approved the bill and sent it to the Assembly, where it has stalled in the past. The final vote in the Senate was 58-0.
Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) announces the New York State Senate today passed legislation to protect communities from violent felons given early release from prison. The bill (S2720), sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo, authorizes the State Board of Parole to require a violent felony offender to serve his or her maximum term if they pose an imminent threat to society and also authorizes the withholding of good behavior allowances.
Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) announces the State Senate has once again passed legislation that would make it possible for members of Kiwanis International to request special New York State license plates. The bill (S-6669) would allow members to purchase distinctive plates bearing the words “Kiwanis International.”
Free Electronic Recycling Drop-Off
4050 Avon Road
Drop-off and properly dispose of your old electronics. Sunnking Electronics Recycling will be accepting computers, TV's, small appliances and other electronics.
Go to Sunnking.com for a full list of acceptable items.
Free drop-off available from 9am - 2pm.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
BY Senator Rev Rubén Díaz
District 32 Bronx County, New York
CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE
You should know that in 2002, when I was elected to the New York City Council, I was one of the first Councilmembers to work to support Mayoral Control of New York City’s public school system under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.