Reinvent Albany State Bill Memos, 2023-2024

Assembly BillSenate BillRA PositionStatusIssueDescription (Links to Memo)
S1571 (Gianaris)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeTransparencyRequires online publishing of NYS judges’ financial disclosure statements
A7266 (Rosenthal L)S2422 (Hoylman-Sigal)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeHome RuleAllows New York City to Set Speed Limits as Low as 20 mph (Sammy’s Law)
A2229 (Hyndman)S1081 (Comrie)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable AuthoritiesRequires Municipal Housing Authorities to Report Use of State Funding to ABO Oversight
S2872 (Comrie)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable AuthoritiesExempts the MTA from State Bond Issuance Charges
A846 (Weprin)S1632 (Kavanagh)SupportIn CommitteeTax SubsidiesRepeals Madison Square Garden Property Tax Exemption
A351 (Bronson)S89 (Ryan)SupportIn CommitteeTax SubsidiesPrevents IDAs From Abating School District Taxes
A1768 (Colton)S979 (Mattera)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable GovernmentAllows the Governor, Senate, or Assembly to Reject New Authority Subsidiaries
A4043 (Carroll)S3545 (Ramos)SupportPassed in BudgetAccountable AuthoritiesRequires Additional Transparency of Spending on MTA Capital Projects
A2610 (Hyndman)S153 (Krueger)SupportPassed in BudgetAccountable AuthoritiesImproves MTA Bus Service with Automated Camera Enforcement of NYC Traffic Laws
A2895 (Gonzalez-Rojas)S1205 (Gounardes)SupportIn CommitteeAccountable AuthoritiesRemits Internet Sales Tax Funds Directly to the MTA Without Appropriation
A1560 (McDonald)S3544 (Breslin)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires electronic financial disclosures of legislative members and candidates
A1609 (McDonald)S2833 (Breslin)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires legislative members and candidates to link their financial disclosure
statements on their official state and campaign websites
A2507 (Paulin)S3574 (Skoufis)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires financial disclosure statements of candidates for office to be posted on the
Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government website
A2873-B (Kelles)S5621-B (May)SupportSigned by GovernorTransparencyAdds a Question to State Financial Disclosure Statements about Crypto Holdings
A2170 (Dinowitz)S543 (Gianaris)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeTax SubsidiesFully End Opportunity Zone Tax Break
S3507 (Skoufis)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires members of regional economic development councils, including volunteers, to file financial disclosure statements
S1883 (Skoufis)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires economic development entities to be subject to Open Meetings and Freedom of Information Laws; requires members to file financial disclosures
A5118 (Thiele)S5174 (Jackson)SupportOn Senate Floor Calendar, In Assembly CommitteeTransparencyStrengthens FOIL Attorneys' Fees
A5983 (Lavine)S6061 (Hoylman-Sigal)OpposeSigned by GovernorAccountable GovernmentAllows Vacancies for Associate Judge of NYS Court of Appeals to Be Appointed from List for Chief Judge
A6542 (Carroll)S2362 (Rivera)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyRequires Disclosure of Employer for Campaign Contributors
A712 (Weprin)S160 (Hoylman-Sigal)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeAccountable GovernmentAuthorizes the use of cameras in New York State’s appellate and trial courts
A5786 (McDonald)S4152 (Gianaris)SupportPassed Senate and Assembly
TransparencyDiscloses Lobbying Activities for Confirmation or Nomination of Persons to State Office
A3992 (Carroll)S2385 (Myrie)SupportIn CommitteeVotingBans Hybrid Voting Machines
A2160 (Dinowitz)S145 (Gianaris)SupportIn CommitteeAccountable AuthoritiesExempting MTA from Public Authorities Reimbursement Fee
A3291 (Dinowitz)S7046 (Fernandez)SupportIn CommitteeVotingMakes Expansion of Absentee Voting Provisions Permanent
A7179 (McDonald)S6247 (Myrie)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeCampaign FinanceEstablishes Doing-Business Restrictions in NYS Elections
A6115 (Paulin)S5512 (Rivera)SupportPassed Senate and AssemblyTransparencyLead Pipe Right to Know Act
A1438 (Rosenthal L)S481 (Salazar)SupportIn CommitteeTax SubsidiesRepeals Certain Use Tax Exemptions for Racehorses
A3484-A (Gallagher)S995 (Hoylman-Sigal)SupportPassed Senate and AssemblyTransparencyRequires Disclosure of LLC Beneficial Owners
(“LLC Transparency Act”)
A5934-A (Cunningham)S6169-A (Cleare)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeVotingVoting Integrity and Verification Act of New York (VIVA NY)
A1722-A (Zinerman)S1381-A (Comrie)SupportSigned by GovernorVotingRequires Plain Language in Statewide Ballot Amendments
A7404 (Solages)S6941 (Cooney)SupportPassed Senate and AssemblyTransparencyRequires contracts exempted from OSC oversight to be published
A7760 (Walker)S7564 (Myrie)OpposePassed Senate and AssemblyCampaign FinanceMakes structural changes to NYS public campaign finance law
A7760 (Walker)S7564 (Myrie)OpposePassed Senate and AssemblyCampaign FinanceMakes structural changes to NYS public campaign finance law
A5613 (Zebrowski)S1726 (Harckham)SupportIn CommitteeTransparencyClarifies NYS Freedom of Information Law
A7757 (Weinstein)S7562 (Gianaris)OpposeSigned by GovernorAccountable AuthoritiesExpands eligibility for the Empire State Film Production Credit
A2873-B (Kelles)S5621-B (May)SupportSigned by GovernorTransparencyRelates to reporting of digital assets on the annual statement of financial disclosure
A4282-A (Paulin)S3505-B (Skoufis)SupportPassed Senate and AssemblyVotingMoves certain county and town elections in New York to November of even-numbered years
A3778 (Zebrowski)S521 (Comrie)SupportVetoed by GovernorAccountable AuthoritiesRepeals 2019 Changes to Public Authorities Control Board
A4847-A (Jacobson)S520-A (Comrie)SupportVetoed by GovernorAccountable AuthoritiesProhibits Conflicts of Interest at IDAs
A6606 (Solages)S3576 (Skoufis)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeTax SubsidiesProhibits Funds, Financial Incentives, Subsidies or Tax Exemptions for Projects with Non-Public Occupants
A1048 (Solages)S127 (Ryan)SupportPassed Senate, In Assembly CommitteeTax SubsidiesProhibits Subsidies for E-Commerce Warehouse Facilities

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