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2017 New York Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Bill Title Outcome
June 19, 2017 NY S 5512A Establishes Harsher Penalties for Bomb Threats Against Community Centers Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 0)
June 15, 2017 NY S 5682 Authorizes Phone Call After Prison Transfer Bill Passed - House (107 - 29)
May 17, 2017 NY A 516 Expands Cigarette Legislation to Apply to Electronic Cigarette Bill Passed - House (92 - 36)
May 16, 2017 NY A 4738 Establishes New York Health Plan Bill Passed - House (94 - 46)
April 25, 2017 NY S 1229 Establishes Term Limits for Legislative Leadership Positions Bill Passed - Senate (49 - 9)
April 9, 2017 NY A 3009 Establishes State Fiscal Plan (53 - 4)
Jan. 17, 2017 NY S 362 Prohibits Tax on Merchandise Bags Bill Passed - Senate (42 - 18)

About the Selection and Description of Key Votes

Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. 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

Vote Smart provides a summary of the version of the bill text associated with each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the content of the final version of the bill. Summaries are written by Vote Smart's staff and interns, who adhere to the project's strict policies and procedures in order to guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. Each key vote selection is reviewed by the project's community of advisors, who are political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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