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2005 LEGISLATIVE WRAPUP

Following is The Business Council's End of Session Wrap-Up.

CONSTRUCTION

Public Work Enforcement Fund
A.6623-A (John)

Independent Contractor Lists
S.3282 (Spano)

Written Notification of Prevailing Wage Rate
S.4549 (Leibell)

Subcontract Wage Scale
S.4890 (Fuschillo)

"Safe Place to Work" - 240/241
A.2946 (Morelle)

Plastic Pipe Restrictions
A.7566 (John)

CONSUMER

Rebate Redemption Forms
S.4888-A (Fuschillo)

Interstate Shipment of Wine
A.7379-C (Farrell)

Direct Shipment of Wine
S.5925 (Winner)

Out-Of-State Grape Purchases for Wineries
A.7432 (Magee)

Wine Manufacturing
A.8851 (Rules at the Request of Magee)

Vicarious Liability
S.1410 (Johnson)

Sunscreen Expiration Dates
A.983 (Weisenberg)

CONTRACT PROCUREMENT

Procurement Lobbying
S.5873 (Winner)

Procurement Lobbying
S.5918 (Winner)

Restrictions on State Agency Consulting Contracts
S.1920 (Robach)

MTA Contracting Flexibility
S.5829 (Libous)

Anti-Outsourcing / Benefit Recapture
S.4750 (Spano) / A.1213 (Brodsky)

Anti-Outsourcing Under State Contracts
S.5427 (Maziarz) / A.8669 (John)

State Personal Service Contract Restrictions
S.3923-A (Spano) / A.1259 (John) and A.8948 (Rules)

Utility Call Centers
S.2189 (Volker) / A.4184 (Cahill)

E-COMMERCE

Breach of Security
S.3492 (Fuschillo) / A.4254-A (Brennan)

Do Not Call Registry
S.4180 (Fuschillo) / A.7710 (Pheffer)

Spyware
S.186-C (Balboni) / A.549-C (Towns)

Sale of E-mail Addresses
S.2901-A (Rath) / A.227 (Pheffer)

Disposal of Records
S.5178 (Fuschillo) / A.8456 (Pheffer)

Identity Theft
S.2899 (Spano) / A.6073 (McLaughlin)

Social Security Numbers
S.5406 (Spano) / A.8224 (Boyland, Jr.)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Economic Development Power Programs
S.5866 (Wright)

Empire Zones/Technical Amendments
S.5928 (Rules)

IDA "Civic Authority" Extender
A.8963 (Sweeney)

WTC Area Development
S.5930 (Rules)

Oil and Gas Exploration
S.5553-B (Winner)

NYC Energy Programs
A.7384-A (Silver)

Film Production Facility ITC
S.5904 (Golden)

Excelsior Linked Deposit Program
S.5078 (Alesi)

S.5358 (Padavan)

S.5596 (Maltese)

IDA Extender/Restrictions
A.8359 (Sweeney)

Biofuels Production Credits
S.5285 (Wright) / A.8205 (Magnarelli)

EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING

State Assessments
S.3192 (Saland) / A.6286 (Brodsky)

A.5126-A (Sanders)

S.5051-A (Saland) / A.7918 (John)

ENERGY

Oil and Gas Exploration
S.5553-B (Winner) / A.8672-B (Rules/Parment)

Energy Efficient Appliances
S.5614-A (Wright) / A.8757-A (Rules/Tonko)

Agricultural Waste Cooperatives
S.4746 (Leibell) / A.8837 (Rules/Tonko)

Fuel Cell Tax Credits
S.2994-B (Winner) / A.5881-B (Tonko)

Article X
S.4961 (Wright)
S.5717 (Wright) - Governor's Program Bill #66
A.1908 (Nesbitt)

Zone Pricing of Gasoline
S.973 (Alesi) / A.3856 (Brodsky)

Pilot Light
S.3286 (DeFrancisco) / A.2719 (Tonko)

Energy Efficient Lighting
S.4474 (Marcellino) / A.7404 (Grannis)

ENVIRONMENT

Pollution Prevention Assistance
S.2828-B (Flanagan)

Hazardous Waste Siting Plan Consistency
A.8484 (DelMonte)

Brownfield RPT Penalty Waiver
S.3044-A (Johnson)

Creosote Phase-Out
S.5419 (Spano)

Mercury Product Restrictions
S.4469-A (Marcellino)

"Community Preservation Funds"
S.3153 (Marcellino) / A.6450 (DiNapoli)

Wetlands Regulation
S.2081 (Marcellino) / A.2048 (DiNapoli)

Wetlands Regulation
S.5551 (Marcellino)

"Bigger Better Bottle Bill"
S.1290-B (LaValle) / A.2517-B (DiNapoli)

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Credit Card Protections
S.4225-A (Saland) / A.75-A (Pheffer)

Billing Practices
S.5736-A (Saland) / A.8919 (Pheffer)

Mortgage Discharge Certificates
S.48-B (DeFrancisco) / A.4540-C (Nolan)

Linked Deposit Program
S.4755 (Farley) / A.8064 (Nolan)

State Charter Deposit Program
S.5081 (Farley) / A.8227 (Nolan)

Mortgage Loan Originators
S.2003 (Balboni) / A.4956-B (Nolan)

HEALTH

Hospital Infection Rates
S.5086-A (Hannon) / A.8698-A (Rules at the request of Gottfried)

Posting of Retail Drug Prices
S.1936-A (Golden) / A.5403-A (Gottfried)

Cardiac Defibrillator
S.1074 (Alesi) / A.112 (Weisenberg)

Medicaid Drug Rebates
S.5835 (Hannon) / A.8869 (Rules)

Safe Patient Handling
S.4929 (Maziarz) / A.7641 (Gottfried)

Vaccines containing mercury
S.2707-C (Skelos) / A.5543-C (Weisenberg)

Mental health parity
A.2912 (Tonko)

S.1672 (Libous)

Freedom Health Plans
S.1405 (Seward) / A.2688 (Morelle)

Mandate Cost/Benefit Commission
S.1372 (Seward) / A.6193 (Crouch)

Mail order pharmacy
S.5456-A (Spano) / A.8420-A (Nolan)

Marketing of prescription drugs
S.696-C (Maziarz) / A.5574-C (Grannis)

INSURANCE

NYPIUA
S.5739 (Rules) / A.8818 (Grannis)

Medical Malpractice Insurance
S.3668 (Rules) / A.6842 (Rules)

Derivatives
S.5770 (Rules) / A.2843 (Grannis)

Foreign Investments
S.5769 (Rules) / A.2840-A (Grannis)

Licensing Fees
S.3669 (Rules) / A.6843 (Rules)

Decertifying Health Care Providers
S.5784 (Seward) / A.8376-A (Diaz)

Limits on Surplus
S.5888 (Seward) / A.7559-B (Grannis)

Medical Malpractice
S.4096-A (Seward) / A.7558-A (Grannis)

File and Serve
S.4854-A (DeFrancisco) / A.7255-B (Weinstein)

Workers Compensation
S.4179-A (Skelos) / A.3356-A (John)

Viatical Settlements
S.5476-B (DeFrancisco) / A.8785-A (Grannis)

Current Procedural Terminology
S.4392-A (Spano) / A.7351-A (Bradley)

LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES

"Card Check" at residential facilities for the disabled
S.3008 (Spano) / A.3292 (John)

Paid Family Leave - "Families in the Workplace Act"
S.1501 (Morahan) / A.1301 (Nolan)

Enhanced Whistleblower Protection
S.3893 (Maziarz) / A.7185 (John)

Waiver of striker's UI waiting period
S.654 (Marcellino) / A.1302 (Nolan)

Access to Personnel Files
S.3597 (Maltese) / A.4411 (Heastie)

Mandated Leave for Blood Donation
S.514 (Nozzolio) / A.5497 (Gottfried)

Nurses Overtime
S.169 (Morahan) / A.1199 (Nolan)

Use of Public Funds/Union Elections
A.3350 (John)

Work Reduction Notice Act
A.2115 (Eddington)

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

"Toxic Mold" Task Force
S.1771-B (Marcellino)

OSHA Training Course
S.3013 (Fuschillo)

Cardiac Defibrillator Training
A.112 (Weisenberg)

Licensing of Occupational Safety and Hygiene Professionals
A.3309 (Morelle)

SMALL BUSINESS

Small Business Compliance Guides
S.688 (Maziarz)

Installment Payments
A.7061-A (Christensen)

Small Business Advisory Board
A.8633 (Weprin)

Tax Exempt Car Washes
A.5521 (Schimminger)

GORR Analysis of Small Business Regulations
S.5632 (Alesi)

Notice Requirements for LLC and Partnerships
S.85-A (Skelos)

CDL Reform
A.7535 (Gantt)

Vendor Sales Tax Credit
S.2625 (Alesi)

Expanded Bottle Bill
A.2517 (DiNapoli)

TAXATION

Single Sales Factor
S.3671 (Rules) / A.6845 (Rules)

Other items in S.3671 / A.6845 were:

Budget Chapter Amendment
S.4271 (Budget) / A.7298 (Budget)
Modifies Chapter 61 to:

NYC UBT
S.5568 (Marchi) / A.8434 (Nolan, et al.)

Westchester Commercial Assessment Ratio
A.5793 (Bradley, et al.) / S.3368 (Spano)

Suffolk Commercial Assessment Ratio
A.3114 (Sweeney)

Fuel Cell Credit
A.5881-B (Tonko)

Clean Fuel Vehicle Credit
S.5565-A (Wright)

Article 7 Certiorari Venue
S.1767 (Bonacic) / A.5514 (Parment)

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Carrier Switch Study
S.4585-A (Leibell) / A.2103-B (Brodsky)

Termination of Wireless Equipment Insurance
S.5842 (Seward) / A.8513 (Grannis)

Wireless Phone Numbers
S.2963-A (Lavalle) / A.7180-A (Dinowitz)

Modem Hijacking
S.3249-B (Wright) / A.5608-B (Brodsky)

Equal Access to Buildings
S.3252 (Wright) / A.6524 (Brodsky)

Service Standards
S.5910 (Spano) / A.8979 (Tonko)

Free or Reduced-Cost Services
S.5690 (Wright) / A.8842 (Brodsky)

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION

Federal Conformity Anti-Dumping
S.5748 (Maziarz) / A.8828 (Rules, request of John)

WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Loans to the Workers' Comp Security Fund
S.5248 (Rules) / A.7708 (Grannis)

Volunteer firefighters / Ambulance Workers Benefit Increases
S.593-A (Seward) / A.7688 (Sweeney)

Alternative Dispute Resolution Extender
S.2173 (Maziarz) / A.5502 (John)

Workers' Comp Referees
S.4184 (Maziarz) / A.5398 (Abbate, Jr.)

Reducing Second Injury Fund Assessments
S.3531 (Winner) / A.6703 (Weprin)

Assessment Methodology for Self-Insured Trusts
S.5612 (Winner) / A.8713 (Farrell)

Assessment Methodology for Commercial Insurance Carriers
S.4179 (Skelos) / A.3356 (John)

Fundamental Workers' Comp Reforms
S.5064 (Meier)

Workers' Comp Benefit Increase
A.8764 (John)

Lyme Disease Designated as Occupational Disease
S.718 (LaValle) / A.1458 (Brodsky)

Adoption of GAAP for Self-Insured Trusts
S.4950 (Maziarz) / A.8724 (Rules at the request of John)

World Trade Center
S.4818 (Maziarz) / A.3163 (John)

OTHER ISSUES

Public Authorities Reform Act
S.5927 (Leibell)

Ethics Commission Jurisdiction
A.4975-A (Destito)

Foil Disclosure Protection
S.5129-A (Flanagan) / A.8009 (Paulin)