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Herman Farrell, Jr.'s Selected Sponsorships

Office: State Assembly (NY) - District 71, Democratic

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 29, 2015 A 7257 Increases Minimum Wage House Co-sponsor
April 15, 2015 A 6937 Amends Existing Labor Laws House Sponsor
March 17, 2015 A 3870 Requires Employers to Provide Paid Family Leave House Sponsor
March 17, 2015 A 6221 Prohibits the State from Prohibiting Access to Abortion Services House Co-sponsor
June 17, 2014 A 10144 Reduces New York City Speed Limit House Co-sponsor
June 17, 2013 A 8070 Requires Equal Pay House Co-sponsor
March 26, 2013 A 6357E Authorizes Medical Marijuana House Sponsor
Feb. 26, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing House Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 2013 A 5424B Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing for 3 Years House Co-sponsor
Jan. 16, 2013 A 2597A Establishes the New York DREAM Fund Commission House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 1792 Extends Worker's Benefits to Farm Laborers House Sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 38 Increases Minimum Wage House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 A 689A Authorizes Early Voting House Co-sponsor
Jan. 30, 2012 A 9148 Increases Minimum Wage House Co-sponsor
Jan. 4, 2012 A 5039 Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression House Sponsor
June 23, 2011 A 8514 Health Benefit Exchange Act House Co-sponsor
June 18, 2011 A 8496 Increases The Number Of Taxicabs Serving New York House Co-sponsor
June 14, 2011 A 8354 Marriage Equality Enactment House Co-sponsor
Jan. 19, 2011 A 2674 Rent Regulation House Co-sponsor
June 10, 2010 A 11410 Emergency Housing Rent Control Extension House Co-sponsor
March 24, 2010 E 1153 2010-2011 Executive Budget Proposals House Co-sponsor
March 9, 2010 A10163 Establishing the Wage Theft Prevention Act House Sponsor
Jan. 13, 2010 A 9544 Election and Campaign Finance Ethics Amendments House Co-sponsor
Dec. 1, 2009 A 40003 Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Senate Co-sponsor
June 14, 2009 A 8903-A Extending City Board Jurisdiction Over New York City Schools House Co-sponsor
May 21, 2009 A 8501 Government Consolidation Bill House Co-sponsor
May 6, 2009 A 8180 Supplemental Fees and Taxes for MTA House Co-sponsor
April 22, 2009 A 7732 Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage House Sponsor
Feb. 19, 2009 A 5710 Prohibiting Gender Identity Discrimination House Sponsor
Jan. 14, 2009 A 2005 Expanding Rent Control Coverage House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2009 A 1688 Expanding Local Control Over Rent Laws House Co-sponsor
Jan. 7, 2009 A 860 Increasing Income and Rent Threshold to Qualify for Rent Deregulation House Sponsor
Jan. 6, 2009 A 1686 Reducing the Cap on Vacated Apartment Rent Increases House Sponsor
Aug. 16, 2008 A 11838 None House Co-sponsor
March 10, 2008 A 10219 Mortgage Bill of Rights House Co-sponsor
Feb. 27, 2008 A 10083 Foreclosure Assistance Finance House Co-sponsor
May 21, 2007 A 8590 Same-Sex Marriage House Sponsor
May 3, 2005 A 8098 Drug Law Reform and Drug Treatment House Co-sponsor

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