Reinvent Albany State Bill Memos, 2021-2022

Assembly BillSenate BillRA PositionStatusIssueDescription and Link to Memo
A6611-A (Hyndman)S5254-A (Biaggi)SupportOn Senate Floor Calendar, In Assembly CommitteeEthicsSimplifies Voting Requirements at the Joint Commission on Public Ethics
A7512 (Hyndman)S6364 (Gounardes)SupportIn CommitteeEthicsAllows JCOPE to Disclose Status of Investigations to Complainants and the Public
A2631-A (Thiele)S977-A (Gaughran)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesIncreases powers of Authorities Budget Office (ABO)
A1141-A (Paulin)S4817-A (Krueger)SupportSigned by GovernorTransparencyRemoves duplicative reporting requirements for nonprofits
No same-asS6964-A (Biaggi)SupportPassed SenateEthicsImproves Voting Processes at JCOPE and Equalizes Legislative Appointments
No same-asS6261 (Biaggi)SupportOn Senate Floor CalendarEthicsSimplifies JCOPE voting rules for appointment and removal of the executive director
A5825 (Cruz)S1096 (Liu)SupportIn CommitteeAnticorruptionIncludes legislative and judicial employees under state civil service law whistleblower and anti-retaliation protections
A2483-B (Niou)S3395-A (Gounardes)SupportPassed 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)SupportSigned by GovernorTransparencyMTA Open Data Act
A4078 (Colton)S5137 (Mattera)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesRequires Legislative Approval for Creation of Public Authority Subsidiaries
A1928 (Gottfried)S820 (Biaggi)SupportIn CommitteeStrong DemocracyConstitutional amendment to give the legislature more equal powers to the governor in the budget process
No same-asS5711 (Comrie)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyEstablishes a database of deals tracking state economic development projects
A5701 (Dinowitz)S1195 (Gianaris)SupportPassed in BudgetTax SubsidiesDecouples NYS and NYC's tax code from the federal Opportunity Zones program
A5967 (Stewart-Cousins)S5357 (Heastie)Support and Recommend ImprovementsSigned by GovernorStrong DemocracyRolls back some of Governor's emergency powers
A6882 (Cahill)S4816 (Krueger)SupportIn CommitteeTax SubsidiesEliminates non-essential fossil fuel subsidies
No same-asS516 (Gianaris)SupportPassed SenateVotingEstablishes absentee ballot deadlines
A454-A (Rozic)S4658 (Parker)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeVotingRequires polling places on college campuses in certain election districts
Various absentee ballot reform billsSupportPassed SenateVotingVarious reforms to absentee balloting in NYS
A8035 (Paulin)S7233 (Savino)OpposeIn CommitteeAccountable Public AuthoritiesSplits current leadership job into separate MTA Chair and CEO positions, removes senate confirmation of CEO
A6589-A (Galef)S286-A (Myrie)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeVotingMakes ballot images and cast vote records available to public upon request
A7925 (Zebrowski)S6809 (Reichlin-Melnick)SupportIn CommitteeClean ContractingRestores Comptroller oversight powers
A4635 (Thiele)S1311-A (Gaughran)SupportPassed Senate and AssemblyAccountable Public AuthoritiesRequires Long Island Power Authority to submit lobbying and advertising reports to state leaders
A7611-A (Kelles)S6268-A (May)
SupportPassed 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)
SupportVetoed by GovernorBudgetEstablishes NY State Aid and Incentives for Municipalities Redesign Task Force