Reinvent Albany State Bill Memos, 2021-2022

Assembly BillSenate BillStatusIssueDescription and Link to Memo
A6611-A (Hyndman)S5254-A (Biaggi)On Senate Floor Calendar, In Assembly CommitteeEthicsSimplifies Voting Requirements at the Joint Commission on Public Ethics
A7512 (Hyndman)S6364 (Gounardes)In CommitteeEthicsAllows JCOPE to Disclose Status of Investigations to Complainants and the Public
A2631-A (Thiele)S977-A (Gaughran)Passed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesIncreases powers of Authorities Budget Office (ABO)
A1141-A (Paulin)S4817-A (Krueger)Signed by GovernorTransparencyRemoves duplicative reporting requirements for nonprofits
No same-asS6964-A (Biaggi)Passed SenateEthicsImproves Voting Processes at JCOPE and Equalizes Legislative Appointments
No same-asS6261 (Biaggi)On Senate Floor CalendarEthicsSimplifies JCOPE voting rules for appointment and removal of the executive director
A5825 (Cruz)S1096 (Liu)In CommitteeAnticorruptionIncludes legislative and judicial employees under state civil service law whistleblower and anti-retaliation protections
A2483-B (Niou)S3395-A (Gounardes)Passed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeHuman RightsEnsures that employees of elected and appointed officials are better able to hold state government accountable and are protected under NYS Human Rights Law’s anti-discrimination and harassment provisions
A1442-B (Carroll)S4625-A (Comrie)Signed by GovernorTransparencyMTA Open Data Act
A4078 (Colton)S5137 (Mattera)Passed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesRequires Legislative Approval for Creation of Public Authority Subsidiaries
A1928 (Gottfried)S820 (Biaggi)In CommitteeStrong DemocracyConstitutional amendment to give the legislature more equal powers to the governor in the budget process
No same-asS5711 (Comrie)In CommitteeTransparencyEstablishes a database of deals tracking state economic development projects
A5701 (Dinowitz)S1195 (Gianaris)Passed in BudgetTax SubsidiesDecouples NYS and NYC's tax code from the federal Opportunity Zones program
A5967 (Stewart-Cousins)S5357 (Heastie)Signed by GovernorStrong DemocracyRolls back some of Governor's emergency powers
A8483 (Cahill)S7438 (Krueger)In CommitteeTax SubsidiesEliminates non-essential fossil fuel subsidies
No same-asS516 (Gianaris)Passed SenateVotingEstablishes absentee ballot deadlines
A454-A (Rozic)S4658 (Parker)Passed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeVotingRequires polling places on college campuses in certain election districts
Various absentee ballot reform billsPassed SenateVotingVarious reforms to absentee balloting in NYS
A8035 (Paulin)S7233 (Savino)In CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesSplits current leadership job into separate MTA Chair and CEO positions, removes senate confirmation of CEO
A6589-A (Galef)S286-A (Myrie)Passed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeVotingMakes ballot images and cast vote records available to public upon request
A7925 (Zebrowski)S6809 (Reichlin-Melnick)In CommitteeClean ContractingRestores Comptroller oversight powers
A4635 (Thiele)S1311-A (Gaughran)Signed by GovernorAccountable Public AuthoritiesRequires Long Island Power Authority to submit lobbying and advertising reports to state leaders
A7611-A (Kelles)S6268-A (May)
Passed Assembly, in Senate CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesProtects Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Funds from Raiding by Prohibiting Transfers to General Fund
A6601-A (Rivera JD)S5418-C (Cooney)
Vetoed by GovernorBudgetEstablishes NY State Aid and Incentives for Municipalities Redesign Task Force
A924-A (Paulin)S1625-A (Skoufis)
Signed with Chapter Amendment Different from RecommendationTransparencyAmends definition of "public body"
A5470 (Englebright)S6017 (Skoufis)
Signed with Chapter AmendmentTransparencyImproves FOIL administration
A795 (Wallace)S1634 (Skoufis)
Vetoed by GovernorAccountable Public AuthoritiesEqualizes IDA fees within a county
A8107 (Paulin)S7305 (Kaplan)
In CommitteeTransparencyRequires public bodies to post video recordings of open meetings within 5 business days
A7745 (Rosenthal L)S7260 (Salazar)
In CommitteeTax SubsidiesEnds certain horse racing tax exemptions