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2003 - 2004 LEGISLATIVE MEMOS

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Legislative Memos

A.90 (John) / S.2617 (Velella) - Oppose, Authorizing nurse practitioners to provide care and treatment, 5/13/03

A.94 (Lentol) - Oppose, DEC Consent Orders, 5/3/04

A.159 / S.780 - Oppose, Requiring certain establishments to post lists of prices for services, 3/11/03

S.200 (Spano) / A.6254 (John) - Oppose, Requires Employers to Implement Programs to Prevent Workplace Violence, 3/8/04

S.309 (Nozzolio) / A.11470 (Abbate) - Oppose, Limiting the Use of Social Security Numbers

S.397-A / A.1042-A - Support, Vicarious Liability

S.406 (Velella) A. 7895 (John) - Oppose, Public Utility Truth in Reporting and Worker Protection Act, 6/9/03

A.476 (Grannis) - Oppose, Performance bonds, 3/17/03

A.714 - Oppose,Criminal Penalties for "Endangering Public Health", 2/20/04

A.737 (Grannis) - Oppose, Comparable Worth, 1/9/04

S.772 (Marcellino) / A.8231 (John) - Oppose, Replacement Employees, 2/6/04

S.850 (Balboni) /A.8148 (John) - Oppose, Additional penalties for failure to pay prevailing wage, 5/27/03

S.883 (Marcellino) - Oppose, Limits on engine idling, 2/6/04

S.896 (Marcellino / A.4387 (Koon) - Oppose, Enacts Toxic Mold Protection Act, 5/13/03

S.897 (Marcellino) - Oppose, Regulation of electronic equipment recycling, 2/24/03

S.900 (Marcellino) - Oppose, Enforcement of solid waste statute and regulations, 1/27/03

S.912 / A.4129 - Support, Annuities Guarantee, 3/11/03

A.1061 (Weisenberg) 1/12/04

S.1227 (Spano) / A.8017 - Oppose, Pharmacy whistleblower, 5/27/03

S.1373 - Support, Commercial Insurance Deregulation, 3/11/03

S.1409/A.2190 (Budget) - Oppose, Superfund/Brownfields, 1/30/03

S.1564 (Seward) / A.8961

A.1652 (Brodsky) - Oppose, Discounted Telephone Service, 3/4/2003

A.1961 (Levy) - Oppose, Electric and Gas Executive Compensation Review

S.2174 (Marcellino) / A.4886 (Englebright) - Support, Professional Geologists, 4/9/03

S.2301 (DeFrancisco) - Oppose, An Act to amend the public service law in relation to gas and electric service, 1/26/04

S.2452 (Onorato) / A.8014 (Nolan) - Oppose, Record keeping of employees who handle toxic substances, 6/17/03

A.2496 (Brodsky) - Oppose, An Act prohibiting the recovery of costs in connection with a radiation leak at the Indian Point 2 nuclear facility on February 15, 2000, 3/31/03

A.2546 (Tonko) - Oppose, An Act to amend the public service law in relation to gas and electric service, 4/8/02

S.2683 (Mendez) - Oppose, Claim forms to farm laborers, 4/28/03

A.2707 - Oppose, Pre-retirement seminars, 3/28/03

A.2847 (Dinowitz) - Oppose, SEQRA Cumulative Impacts, 5/3/04

S.2935 (Marcellino) - Oppose, Brownfield incentives & superfund refinancing, 3/18/03

S.2974-a (Kuhl) / A.677-A (Gantt) - Support, Special hauling permits and divisible load permits, 1/21/04

S.2994 (DeFrancisco) / A.6637 - Oppose, Wrongful death, 4/15/03

S.2995 (Defrancisco) / A.7017-A (Weinstein) - Oppose, "Sunshine in Litigation Act", 5/27/03

S.3003 (Marcellino) / A.6950-A - Oppose, Light pollution 5/27/03

A.3175-A (Nolan) / S.3905 (Robach) - Oppose, Workers' Compensations coverage, 6/9/03

A.3275 (Nolan) - Oppose, Allows disability benefits for non-disabled persons and other time off, 3/8/04

S.3292 (Fuschillo) /A. 7136 (Grannis) - Oppose, Expanding restrictions on smoking, 3/24/03

S.3321 (LaValle) / A.7177 (Brodsky) - Oppose, Including lyme disease as an occupational disease

S.3436 (Leibell) - Oppose, Non-compete agreements, 4/22/03

A.3749-A (Englebright) - Oppose, "Children's Environmental Health & Safety Policies", 5/3/04

S.3752 (J.Wright) / A.8122 (K. Wright) - Oppose, An Act to Amend the Public Service Law in relation to telephone service, 5/14/04

A.3772 (Stringer) - Oppose, Orders of protection, 5/24/2004

A.3884 (DiNapoli) - Oppose, Oil transfer requirements, 3/17/03

A.3890 (Eddington) - Oppose, Work Reduction Notice Act, 5/17/2004

A.3922 - Oppose, Expanded Bottle Bill, 2/26/04

A.3998 - Oppose, Comparable Worth, 1/9/04

A.4082 (DiNapoli) -Oppose, Greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles

S.4208 (Velella) / A.7211-A (John) - Oppose, Health care provider notice, 6/2/03

S.4210 (Velella) / A.7209 (John) - Oppose, Administrative resolution of disputed medical bills, 3/12/03

S.4212 (Velella) / A.4193 (Nolan) - Oppose, Unemployment Insurance waiting, 5/7/04

S.4428-A (LaValle) / A.8589 (Abbate - Oppose, Petroleum Producers/Refiners retail geographic divorcement legislation, 2/23/04

A.4583 (Carrozza) / S.2074 - Oppose, Comparable Worth, 3/17/03

S.4693 (Velella) - Oppose, Volunteer rescue workers, 6/17/03

S.4813-A - Oppose, expands whistleblower protections 6/18/03

A.4835 (Lifton) - Oppose, Environmental liens, 4/9/03
Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

A.4856 (Luster) - Oppose, Environmental impacts on RPT, 5/21/04

S.5191 (Golden) - Support, Workplace smoking provisions, 6/4/03

A.5303 (DiNapoli) - Oppose, Increased industry fees to support Superfund, 3/17/03

A.5446 (Sanders) -Oppose, Extending the complaint filing period, 3/24/03

S.5673 (Wright) - Support, Siting of major electricity generating facilities, 6/18/03

S.5708 (Marcellino) / A.7073 (DiNapoli) - Oppose, Religious apparel, 5/7/04

A.5932 (Brodsky) - Oppose, Mercury-containing products, 3/24/03

A.5936 (Brodsky) - Oppose, Citizen Suits, 3/8/03

A.5967 (Brodsky) - Oppose, "Record of Compliance", 2/20/04

S.6040 (Spano) / A.9567 (Brodsky) - Oppose, "Poison Pill for Job Growth" Act, 2/26/04

S.6056 (Budget) / A.9556 (Budget) - Part F, Oppose, Wrap-up insurance, 2/25/04

S.6208 (Seward) - Support, Rates for annuities, 3/5/04

A.6237 (Stringer) - Oppose, Requires employers to implement programs to prevent workplace violence

A.6248-B (Tonko) - Oppose, Siting of electric generating facilities

A.6251 (Nolan) / A.3897 - Oppose, Restricts overtime for nurses, 5/7/04

A.6252 (Nolan) - Oppose, Comparable Worth, 1/9/04

A.6253 (Nolan) - Oppose, Medical Care Trust Fund, 3/12/03

A.6254 (John) / S.200 (Spano) - Oppose, Requires Employers to Implement Programs to Prevent Workplace Violence, 3/8/04

A.6255 - Oppose, Benefit Increase 3/12/03

S.6338 (Velella) - Oppose, Study of "Offshore" IT Jobs, 3/15/2004

S.6615 (Spano) - Oppose, Disclosure of a breach of security by any business that owns or maintains data

S.6872 (LaValle) - Oppose, Retirement Fund Investments, 4/23/04

S.6040 (Spano) / A.9567 (Brodsky) - Oppose, "Poison Pill for Job Growth" Act, 2/26/04

S.6949-A (Marcellino) - Oppose, Town Real Property Transfer Taxes, 5/21/04

A.6950-A (Grannis) - Oppose, Light Pollution, 6/1/04

A.7048-B (Ramos) / S.3061-A (Flanagan) - Support, Possession of billies or blackjacks by person employed in fulfilling certain contracts, 5/2/03

S.7161 - Oppose, Union organizing at residential facilities for the disabled, 5/10/04

A.7234-A (Delmonte) - Oppose, PCB Waste Disposal, 5/3/04

A.7493 (Weinstein) - Oppose, Permitting a plaintiff in a tort case to recover against a third party defendant when the third party plaintiff is insolvent, 5/12/03

S.7528 (Rules @ Request of Marcellino) - Oppose, "Bio-Diesel", 6/21/04

S.7577 (Rules, A.11660 (John) - Oppose, Plastic pipe restrictions, 6/21/04

S.7682/A.11760 - Oppose, Minimum wage, Vetoed, 11/17/04

A.8149 (John) / S.4571 (Velella) - Oppose, Occupational diseases, 6/17/03

A.8168 (John) / S.3605 (Spano) - Oppose, Utility workers on excavations, 6/19/03

A.8231 (John) / S.772 - Oppose, Replacement Employees, 5/27/03

A.8235 (Aubertine) - Oppose, New York State specific labeling of milk products, 6/9/03

A.8294 (John) - Oppose, Non-compete agreements 4/28/03

A.8301 - Oppose, Requiring insurance coverage of mental-health services 5/29/03

A.8461 (Grannis @ request of the Attorney General) - Oppose, Criminal Penalties, 2/20/04

A.8589 (Abbate) - S.4428-A (LaValle) - Oppose, Petroleum Producers/Refiners retail geographic divorcement legislation, 4/26/04

A.8601 (Abbate) - Support, workplace smoking provisions, 5/30/03

A.8794 (John) - oppose, expands whistleblower protections, 6/6/03

A.8844 (Rules-Silver) - Oppose, Volunteer rescue workers, 6/17/03

A.8852 (Tonko) - Support, relates to liquefied natural and petroleum gas; establishes standards for the production, storage, transport and dispensing of liquefied natural gas, 6/17/03

A.9021 (Rules / Silver) - Oppose, Empire Zones, 4/1/04

A.9184-A (Rules / Klein) / S.6517 (Fuschillo) - Oppose, notification of unauthorized acquisition of personal information

A.9330 (Ortiz) - Oppose, an act to amend the public servicve law in relation to telephone rates for not-for-profect corporations

A.9567 (Brodsky) / S.6040 (Spano) - Oppose, "Poison Pill for Job Growth" Act, 2/26/04

A.9661 (Gromack) / S.5900 (Morahan) - Support, An act to amend the transportation law in relation to exempting drivers engaged in the restoration of telephone service

A.9710 (John) - Oppose, Minimum wage, 2/27/04

A.9736 (John) / S.6135 (Velella) - Oppose, Workers' Compensation and Benefits Improvement Act

A.10049 (DiNapoli) - Oppose, Power plant CO2 Emissions

A.10051 (DiNapoli) - Oppose, Mercury Product Labeling

A.11325 - Oppose, Limits the use of standardized tests for purposes of promotion or graduation, 6/10/04

S.7577 (Rules, A.11660 (John) - Oppose, Plastic pipe restrictions, 6/21/04

S.7577 (Rules, A.11660 (John) - Oppose, Plastic pipe restrictions, 6/21/04

A.11682 (Rules / Brodsky) - Oppose, Outsourcing Penalties, 6/21/04