Legislation

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

Bills
Resolutions

Authorizes certain cities to adjudicate traffic infractions


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

January 29, 2015

Vetoed by Governor

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of regents relating to the adoption of instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in senior high schools


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

October 21, 2014

Signed by Governor

Relates to the development of financial literacy education


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

October 21, 2014

Signed by Governor

Creates the parental choice private school voucher program; three hundred students shall be selected to receive vouchers to attend a participating school


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

October 20, 2014

In Senate Committee

Relates to authorized leave for volunteer fire department members or volunteer ambulance squad members for states of emergency


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

September 23, 2014

Signed by Governor

Relates to limiting eligible projects for the western New York power proceeds allocation act to certain businesses within the county of Erie


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

August 20, 2014

In Senate Committee

Authorizes the Buffalo school district to require minors five years of age to attend kindergarten


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

July 23, 2014

Signed by Governor

Relates to extending the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage fish


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

July 22, 2014

Signed by Governor

Relates to the sale of bonds and notes of the city of Buffalo


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

June 30, 2014

Signed by Governor

Regulates heavy metals, magnets and batteries in children's jewelry


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

June 23, 2014

Passed Senate

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps


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

June 20, 2014

In Senate Committee

Prohibits mercury-added rotational balancing products


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

June 20, 2014

In Senate Committee