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Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 17, 2014 A 10144 Reduces New York City Speed Limit House Co-sponsor
March 30, 2014 A 9206 Establishes Speed Violation Monitoring Systems in Certain Counties House Co-sponsor
Feb. 12, 2014 A 8769A Prohibits Discrimination Based on an Individual's Reproductive Health Decisions House Co-sponsor
June 17, 2013 A 8070 Requires Equal Pay House Co-sponsor
March 26, 2013 A 6357E Authorizes Medical Marijuana House Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing House Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 2013 A 5424B Prohibits Horizontal Oil and Gas Drilling House Co-sponsor
Jan. 16, 2013 A 2597A Establishes the New York DREAM Fund Commission House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 1792 Establishes a "Farm Worker Bill of Rights" House Sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 1793b Amends Worker Paid Leave Laws House Sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 38 Increases Minimum Wage House Sponsor
Jan. 30, 2012 A 9148 Increases Minimum Wage House Sponsor
Jan. 5, 2011 A 1157B Requires Firearms to Have Microstamping Technology House Sponsor
May 28, 2010 A 11310 Education Law Amendments Concerning Charter Schools House Co-sponsor
June 14, 2009 A 8903-A Extending City Board Jurisdiction Over New York City Schools House Sponsor
May 21, 2009 A 8501 Government Consolidation Bill House Sponsor
May 6, 2009 A 8180 Supplemental Fees and Taxes for MTA House Co-sponsor
March 4, 2009 A 6468 Microstamping Requirement for Semiautomatic Pistols House Co-sponsor
Aug. 16, 2008 A 11838 None House Co-sponsor
Feb. 27, 2008 A 10083 Foreclosure Assistance Finance House Sponsor
Jan. 16, 2008 A 9695 Foreclosure Relief House Co-sponsor
June 6, 2007 A 8972 Foreclosure and Lending House Co-sponsor

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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

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The Key Votes Program follows Project Vote Smart's strict policies, procedures and structure that guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. In order to ensure that all Key Votes are non-partisan in their selection and language, each is approved by a group of over 160 political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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