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Jan
25
2012
To Amend the Law to Authorize Religious Worship in School Buildings

Subject: A.8800/Castro Position: OPPOSED (AN ACT to amend the education law in relation to authorizing religious meetings and worship in school buildings and school sites)

Jun
2
2011
Regulation of Demonstrations and Military Funerals

Subject: A. 7697 / Cusick (AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to requiring permits for demonstrations at veteran funerals) Position: Opposed This legislation authorizes towns, villages, cities and counties to establish a permit procedure for the regulation of demonstrations that take place within one thousand feet of a funeral event. The bill authorizes the state to promulgate the same regulatory procedures as applied to state property, including parks.

Feb
10
2011
Protecting Fundamental Rights and Liberties: A Legislative Agenda for 2011

Introduction

Governor Cuomo has challenged legislators, agency officials and administrators to make the operations of government more efficient and productive, more accountable, and less costly. He asks for measurable results.

Jan
1
2006
Cyber-café Restrictions

S.2197-A/ Golden et al. A.7029-A/Colton et al. AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to cyber-cafes Position: Opposed

Jan
1
2004
Cyber-cafe Restrictions

Subject: A.9294-C/ Colton et al. S.5745-C Golden et al. -- AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to cyber-cafes Position: OPPOSED

Jan
1
2003
Farm Worker's Labor Rights

Subject: A.2859/ Nolan et al. S.3351/ Mendez et al.

Jan
1
2003
Fax Advertising Ban

Subject: A.2266/ Magee, et al. AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the sending of unsolicited telefacsimile messages at any time where no prior contractual or business relationship exists Position: OPPOSED This bill would completely ban unsolicited commercial telefacsimile (fax) messages. Under current New York State law these transmissions are not allowed between 6am and 9pm. In extending the fax advertising ban this bill duplicates a provision of federal law which likewise imposes a complete ban on such transmissions.

Jan
1
2003
E-mail "Spam" Advertising

Subject: S.1680/ Rath et al. AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the regulation of unsolicited commercial electronic mail. Position: OPPOSED

Jan
1
2003
Do-Not-Call Registry for E-mail

Subject: S.4511/ Rath et al. AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to unsolicited e-mails Position: SUPPORT This bill would expand the statewide registry that permits individuals to restrict telemarketing sales calls so as to place similar restrictions on unsolicited commercial electronic mail (UCEM). The NYCLU supports expansion of the registry as a reasonable, common sense way to address network congestion and other problems caused by UCEM.

Jan
1
2001
Journalist Shield Law

Subject: A.569/ Sanders S. 708/Goodman AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to protecting book publishers under the shield law. Position: Support New York’s Shield Law codifies the privilege, arising under the First Amendment, that protects professional journalists from compulsory disclosure of confidential sources contacted or materials obtained in the course of gathering information for public dissemination. Under New York law a professional journalist is defined as one who is engaged in

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