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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 clarifies that any person may record an officer making an arrest and prohibits police from obstructing a person's attempt to do so through harassment, detention, search or seizure of recording...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Policing
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 clarifies existing law by guaranteeing a woman’s fundamental right to determine the course of her pregnancy, guarantees the right to an abortion if a woman’s health is endangered, and preserves the...
Subject:
Women, Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature