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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 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 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 report provides an overview of the positive experiences in other states with higher local minimum wages and makes the case for empowering cities and counties in New York to do the same. The report also...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
National Employment Law Project
Summary:
This bill establishes a 24 hour toll-free statewide hotline to report criminal or unlawful possession of a weapon. Information obtained through this hotline will be sent to the relevant state or local police...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill amends the general business law to prohibiting website publishers and advertising networks from collecting personally identifying information online. This bill increases transparency by requiring...
Subject:
Consumer Protections
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes new clinical education requirements for health care professionals in the state. Health care professionals are expected to complete coursework or training every four years in pain...
Subject:
Health Care Providers
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the current New York definition of rape to include oral and anal contact. The bill also changes a threshold for rape from vaginal penetration to any non-consensual contact with a person's...
Subject:
Sentencing
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This law requires hospitals that offer medical residency training in obstetrics, gynecology, internal medicine, women's health and osteopathy to provide training which follows the Accreditation Council on...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Health Care Providers, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature