Legislation

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

Bills
Resolutions

Provides that certain persons living with HIV or AIDS shall not be required to pay more than 30% of the household income towards shelter costs


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

June 21, 2012

In Senate Rules Committee

Authorizes a certified psychologist or a certified nurse practitioner, in addition to other authorized individuals, to make a recommendation of the type of residence


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

June 21, 2012

In Senate Rules Committee

Provides that certain persons living with HIV or AIDS shall not be required to pay more than 30% of the household income towards shelter costs


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

June 15, 2012

In Senate Rules Committee

Provides for establishment of the New York Health plan and makes an appropriation to the temporary commission on implementation of the plan


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

May 18, 2012

In Senate Finance Committee

Prohibits participation in torture and improper treatment of prisoners by health care professionals


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

March 22, 2012

In Senate Health Committee

Proposes a constitutional amendment in relation to eliminating mandatory retirement for judges


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

February 08, 2012

In Senate Judiciary Committee

Provides that no person shall because of their sex be subjected to any discrimination in his or her civil rights


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

February 08, 2012

In Senate Judiciary Committee

Relates to the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified registered nurse anesthetist


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

January 25, 2012

In Senate Higher Education Committee

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelter or humane society


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

Enacts provisions relating to the reporting of child abuse


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

January 11, 2012

In Senate Children And Families Committee

Authorizes study of housing programs for low and middle income families; provides for a moratorium on the voluntary dissolution of limited profit, limited dividend and redevelopment housing companies


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

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2016


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

January 11, 2012

In Senate Energy And Telecommunications Committee