Sponsored Legislation

Legislation

  • Co-sponsored legislation amending the 2007 Operating Budget and transferring funds for Sustainable Long Island.
  • Co-sponsored legislation that offered incentives to county employees for donating blood.
  • Co-sponsored legislation extending certain benefits to Suffolk County Auxiliary Police Officers.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program for the McClaughlin property- Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area.
  • Sponsored legislation amending the 2007Operating Budget and transferring funding for the contracted agency William Floyd Community Summit
  • Co-sponsored legislation adopting a local law to prohibit the sale, introduction and propagation of invasive, non-native plant species.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing the transfer of ten surplus County computers t Town of Brookhaven St. Michael’s Recreation Center.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing use of Smith Point County park property by Mastic Fire Department. Inc. for Fourth of July fund drive.
  • Co-sponsored legislation adopting a local law that prohibits the sale of Dextromethorphan (DXM) to minors with the County of Suffolk.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing the use of Smith Point County park property in 2007 by the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library’s Family Literacy project.
  • Sponsored legislation amending adopted Resolution Number 377-2005.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing planning steps for the acquisition of land in Yaphank under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation designating the month of April as “Autism Awareness Month” in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored legislation appropriating funds for the purchase of automated external defibrillators for County facilities.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program for the Froehlich property- Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area, Town of Brookhaven.
  • Co-sponsored legislation donating the decommissioned body armor vests to the United States Department of defense to protect our citizen-soldiers.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing use of Smith Point County park property by mastic Beach Ambulance Company of the “help Us Save You Program.”
  • Co-sponsored legislation adopting a local charter law to strengthen and streamline the process of local legislation.
  • Sponsored legislation designating June as “Prescribed Fire Awareness Month” in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation to identify dog parks.
  • Co-sponsored legislation directing Veterans Service Agency to establish a Suffolk County Veteran Identification Card Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation that appropriated funds in connection with a Memorial for the Victims of the September 11th Terrorist Attack.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program for the Parbus property- Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area, Town of Brookhaven.
  • Sponsored legislation amending he 2007 Operating Budget in connection with the median improvements to William Floyd Parkway.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing planning steps for acquisition under Suffolk County Multifaceted Land Preservation Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation making a SEQRA determination in connection with the proposed acquisition of land in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven for Open Space preservation purposes known as the Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II addition -Algieri property, Town of Brookhaven.
  • Co-sponsored legislation making a SEQRA determination in connection with the proposed acquisition of land in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven for Open Space preservation purposes known as the Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II addition -Casto property, Town of Brookhaven.
  • Co-sponsored legislation making a SEQRA determination in connection with the proposed acquisition of land in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven for Open Space preservation purposes known as the Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II addition -Graham Estate property, Town of Brookhaven.
  • Co-sponsored legislation amending Resolution Number 459-2007 regarding waiver policy for Civil Service Examinations for veterans.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing acquisition of land under the Suffolk County Save Open Space (SOS), Farmland Preservation and Hamlet Parks Fund- Open Space component - for the Peipman property- Forge River Watershed addition.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program. - Open Space component- for the Casto property- mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program. - Open Space component- for the Algieri property- mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program. - Open Space component- for the Graham Estate property- mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation amending resolution Number 459-2007 regarding the waiver policy for Civil Service Examinations for Veterans
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the Suffolk County Save Open Space (SOS), Farmland and Hamlet parks Fund- Open Space component - for the Peipman property - Forge River watershed addition - Town of Brookhaven.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program - Open Space component- for the Casto property - Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program - Open Space component- for the Algieri property - Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the New Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program - Open Space component- for the Graham Estate property - Mastic/ Shirley Conservation Area II.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to exempt deployed or mobilized (for other than required two week duty) active duty military personnel from paying County parks daily fees.
  • Co-sponsored legislation amending Resolution Number 1092-2004, to purchase a digital mammography unit for the Marilyn Shellabarger South Brookhaven Family Health Center in Shirley.
  • Co-sponsored a Home Rule Message requesting the New York State Legislature amend the Tax Law authorizing the County of Suffolk to exempt the purchase of any hybrid, fuel efficient, alternative fuel, “clean fuel,” or electric motor vehicle from certain taxes.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of life long learning centers within the New York State University system.
  • Co-sponsored memorializing resolution in support of State legislation to establish a statewide Integrational Educational and mentoring Service Program.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of new York State legislation to establish the mature Worker Employment Training Program
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of holding school districts harmless from effects of workforce housing development.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of New York State legislation to strengthen penalties for individuals who commit sexual offenses against children.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of State legislation to toughen vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter laws.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of dignity for All Students Act.
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution requesting United States Congress to enact the “Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007.”
  • Co-sponsored Memorializing resolution in support of doubling maximum allowance income limitations for volunteer firefighters eligibility to obtain a SONYMA mortgage.
  • Co-sponsored procedural Motion to retain a consultant for the purpose of reducing a consultant for the purpose of reducing pollution, traffic congestion, and financial impact of current solid waste disposal practices in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored the amending of the proposed 2008-2010 Capital Program and the proposed 2008 Capital Budget to provide a fiscally responsible plan for the Capital Investment, Environmental Protection and reduce borrowing by use of Water Quality Funds.
  • Sponsored legislation to allow Mastic Beach Ambulance Company to use Smith Point County Park for the “Help us Save You Program.”
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing the use of Smith Point County Park by Mastic Beach Fire Department for Fourth of July Fund Drive.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing the reconveyance of county owned real estate back to a former homeowner.
  • Sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting New York State share in the cost of constructing County correctional facilities.
  • Sponsored legislation to establish a civil service fee waiver policy.
  • Sponsored legislation to allow county workers excused leaves of absence for the purposes of prostate and breast cancer screenings.
  • Sponsored legislation to hold a 5k Race at Smith Point County Park to benefit the TWA Flight 800 Memorial and Crohn’s Disease.
  • Sponsored legislation to Creating a Yaphank Center Development RFEI Outreach Committee.
  • Sponsored legislation to extend the soccer field lease for Mastic Sports.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establishing the Suffolk County Parks Corps Volunteer Cleanup Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to authorize planning steps for the purchase of active parkland for the IRIE Horseback Riding Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to prohibit all registered sex offenders from residing near schools, day care centers and playgrounds.
  • Co-sponsored legislation amending the “Fair Share for Health Care” Act.
  • Co-sponsored legislation acquiring over 38 acres of land to protect the Forge River.
  • Co-sponsored legislation supporting a state law to prohibit sex offenders from driving school busses.
  • Co-sponsored legislation implementing Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Program for future County construction projects.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to supplement existing HEAP Program to benefit a wider range of Suffolk residents.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to create a County Department of Information Technology.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establish the Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated (“STOP-DWI”) as a Division within the Probation Department.
  • Co-sponsored legislation creating a County Department of Environment and Energy.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the use of electronic monitoring devices for all sex offenders.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to acquire Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) Units for the Department of Probation to enhance an Alternative to Incarceration (ATI) Pilot Program for DWI offenders and reduce jail overcrowding.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to establish the Homeowners Tax Reform Commission.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to reform County sick leave policy for exempt employees.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to promote non-political, professional diverse County Planning Commission.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing planning steps for implementation of Suffolk County Workforce Housing Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to authorize County registry for domestic partners.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to authorizing the acquisition of the Berkowitz property located in the Mastic/Shirley Conservation Area.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to authorize the acquisition of environmentally sensitive property along Mud Creek.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to protect Suffolk residents by permitting the seizure and forfeiture of vehicles engaged in unlawful speed contests or races.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers real property tax exemptions.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding veterans alternative real property tax exemption.
  • Co-sponsored legislation appropriation funds in connection with renovation of the 6th Police Precinct.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to approve the purchase of thirty hybrid/electric vehicles for County use.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting New York State enact Nixmary’s Law.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting the State of New York to amend Real Property Tax Law for eligible reservists.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution to prohibit the County Clerk’s office from accepting for filing or recording any documents which includes the social security number of any person.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting the United States Congress to enact the Reverse Mortgages to Help America Seniors Act.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution in support of increasing penalties for criminal convictions of drunk driving where children are passengers.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution which would allow communities to design and implement a program that would provide senior citizen volunteers with a reduction in their real property taxes.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution to repeal the Individual Alternative Minimum Tax.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting the United States Congress to enact the Medicare Informed Choice Act of 2005.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution requesting the State of New York to halt the Public Service Commission from its current proceedings to eliminate telecommunication consumer protections.
  • Co-sponsored a Memorializing resolution in support of the Health Care Responsibility Act.