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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 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 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 the threshold for rape from vaginal penetration to vaginal contact.
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
Summary:
The bill proposes an amendment to sections 1 and 4 of Article 10 the Constitution of New York. The amendment would require the enactment by the legislature of a code of corporate responsibility; require all...
Subject:
Taxation - Corporate Income, Corporations
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits employers from discriminating against job-seekers and employees on the basis of their credit histories.
Subject:
Consumer Protections, Job Protection and Retention, Hiring Practices
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill contains ten provisions that strengthen state laws dealing with women's equality. These ten provisions relate to: the prohibition of differential pay because of sex; unlawful discriminatory...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Violent Crime, Hiring Practices, Wages and Compensation, Women
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill strengthens the current assault weapon ban in the state by creating a “one-feature” test for defining assault weapons. This test will ban any gun that is semi-automatic and has one additional...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This act establishes a comprehensive regulatory program for oil and gas well stimulation treatments (e.g., hydraulic fracturing, acid well stimulation), which includes, among other things, a study, the...
Subject:
Fossil Fuels
Year:
2013
Source:
New York Legislature