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New York Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 5, 2014 A 1793b Amends Worker Paid Leave Laws Bill Passed - House
(89 - 44)
Yea
March 6, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing Bill Passed - House
(103 - 40)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 1793b Amends Worker Paid Leave Laws House Sponsor
June 20, 2011 A 6698A Freelance Wage Protection Bill Passed - House
(84 - 58)
Yea
April 11, 2011 A 6130 Prohibiting Discrimination in Wages Based on Gender, Race or National Origin Bill Passed - House
(93 - 53)
Yea
July 1, 2010 A10163 Establishing the Wage Theft Prevention Act Bill Passed - House
(88 - 49)
Yea
June 18, 2010 A 9705 2010-2011 Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Conservation Budget Bill Passed - House
(82 - 51)
Yea
June 16, 2010 A 11410 Emergency Housing Rent Control Extension Bill Passed - House
(94 - 41)
Yea
June 10, 2010 A 11410 Emergency Housing Rent Control Extension House Co-sponsor
June 7, 2010 S 8088 Requiring Prior Approval of Health Insurance Premium Rates Bill Passed - House
(117 - 17)
Yea
Feb. 2, 2009 A 1686 Reducing the Cap on Vacated Apartment Rent Increases Bill Passed - House
(100 - 43)
Yea
Feb. 2, 2009 A 2005 Expanding Rent Control Coverage Bill Passed - House
(91 - 52)
Yea
Feb. 2, 2009 A 860 Increasing Income and Rent Threshold to Qualify for Rent Deregulation Bill Passed - House
(86 - 58)
Yea
June 24, 2008 A 11258 Mandatory Cigarette Taxation Bill Passed - House
(141 - 3)
Yea
May 29, 2007 A 7526 Ticket Resale Price Cap Removal Bill Passed - House
(106 - 36)
Nay

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Project Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and State voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Key votes typically include the initial passage of legislation and final conference report vote versions (the compromised versions of bills passed in separate House and Senate versions). Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

Descriptions of the votes are written by Vote Smart staff and based on information included in the Congressional Record, State House Journals, or Senate Journals, with additional background information from newspapers, magazines, etc. Vote Smart provides summaries for each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the final version of the bill.

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