Legislation

This Senator is no longer serving in the New York State Senate.

Bills
Resolutions

Prohibits more than one increase in the price of motor fuel in any twenty-four hour period


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

February 02, 2010

In Senate Committee Codes Committee

Creates a private right of action for unlawful price gouging for injunctive relief and recovery of actual damages or $1000 whichever is greater


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

February 02, 2010

In Senate Committee Finance Committee

Establishes the "New York state consumers' right to repair act of 2009"


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 27, 2010

In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee

Requires mortgage lenders and brokers to provide consumer with mortgage bill of rights pamphlet which must be signed by the consumer prior to mortgage application


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Banks Committee

Ensures language assistance services by state agencies and requires state agencies to maintain records and to submit an annual report on language services


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee

Increases to $10,000 the contribution that a resident taxpayer may make to family tuition accounts for each child during a taxable year


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

Increases civil penalties for violations of building maintenance standards within the city of New York


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Provides that real property tax exemption for professional basketball and hockey franchises in a city of one million or more shall be subject to local law


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Local Government Committee

Prohibits service providers from solely relying upon consumer credit reports for the purpose of determining whether to provide or continue to provide service


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee

Provides sales tax exemption for reduced portion and cost food sales to senior citizens in restaurants and other establishments


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

Requires every state and local agency to post or provide a written list of the amount of every fee it collects or imposes


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

Sets out the procedures and requirements for special primary elections


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

January 21, 2010

In Senate Committee Elections Committee