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Summary:
This bill requires a court to order recognizance for any defendant charged with an offense other than violent crime or the commission or attempted commission of a Class A felony unless the court determines...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits law officers from engaging in racial profiling, requires law agencies to promulgate and adopt procedures for reviewing complaints of racial profiling, allows for the Attorney General or...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Race and Ethnicity, Policing, Reports and Disclosure
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill creates 50 new medical residency positions in in medically under-served areas of the state to be made available to state residents. This bill requires doctors in this program to continue to...
Subject:
Health Care Providers, Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This act adopts and enacts into law for New York State the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote. This agreement shall take effect when states cumulatively possessing a...
Subject:
Election Administration
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This initiative creates the “New York City Identity Card” and the New York City Identity Card Program through the mayor’s office of operations. The initiative requires that the card display the holder’s...
Subject:
Immigrants and Immigration, Services, Benefits, and Programs
Year:
2014
Source:
New York City Council
Summary:
This bill amends criminal procedure law by adding requirements for disclosure consideration of the cost of non violent incarceration. This bill requires the department of correctional services to provide an...
Subject:
Reports and Disclosure, Incarceration, Sentencing
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires that a corporation wishing to contribute to a political candidate, party committee, or in support or opposition to a ballot initiative be permitted to contribute only if a majority of...
Subject:
Reports and Disclosure, Campaign Finance, Lobbying
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes a New York Dream Fund, which gives scholarships to selected children of immigrants and creates an appointed New York Dream Fund commission to administer the provisions of this bill. ...
Subject:
School Funding, Higher Education, Services, Benefits, and Programs
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill enacts the Women’s Equality Act which bolsters existing laws that protect women from employment or housing discrimination and harassment based on gender, adds protections for victims of domestic...
Subject:
Courts, Marriage and Families, Civil Liberties, Employment, Women, Housing and Property, Reproductive Health, Hiring Practices, Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation, Sentencing, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes New York state citizenship, regardless of immigration status, and provides certain rights and benefits to persons with such citizenship. The bill establishes state citizenship for any...
Subject:
Access to Services, Immigrants and Immigration, Higher Education, Medicaid, Health Insurance, Services, Benefits, and Programs, Voter Eligibility
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature