Sponsored Legislation

District 16 Sponsored Legislation

  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the County Sheriff and Police Department to monitor registered sex offenders.
  • Sponsored legislation creating a County-wide Senior Citizen Task Force.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establishing a Tuition Assistance Program for Children of Fallen First Responders.
  • Co-sponsored legislation requesting the State of New York to authorize the County of Suffolk to establish an independent Office of School Inspector General.
  • Sponsored legislation in support of emergency prescription drug benefits under Medicaid during the implementation of the Medicare Part D program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation requesting the State of New York to create the Long Island Workforce Housing Incentive Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation in support of amending the County Law to prohibit a County Clerk's Office from accepting for filing or recording any documents which include the social security number of any person.
  • Co-sponsored legislation in support of establishing a procedure for the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
  • Co-sponsored legislation in support of extending the statute of limitations for sex crimes against children.
  • Co-sponsored legislation in support of amending the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation in support of the Counterfeit Drug Enforcement Act of 2005.
  • Co-sponsored legislation directing the County Attorney to file an Amicus Curiae Brief on behalf of Suffolk County Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establishing a Tuition Assistance Program in Suffolk County Community College for children and spouses of fallen Soldiers.
  • Co-sponsored legislation prohibiting registered sex offenders from residing near schools, day care centers, and playgrounds.
  • Co-sponsored legislation implementing Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) for future County construction projects.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to promote non-political, professional diverse County Planning Commission.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the use of electronic monitoring devices for all sex offenders.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers real property tax exemptions.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding veterans alternative real property tax exemptions.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to further extend first time homeowner County property tax exemption.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to establish a County policy permitting leaves of absence for breast cancer and prostate cancer screening.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to amend and strengthen requirements for fiscal impact and revenue impact statements.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to further accelerate the County's Affordable Housing Program.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to enact "Alec's Law" to help protect Suffolk children from SUV accidents.
  • Co-sponsored legislation designating the last week in April as "Alec's Week".
  • Co-sponsored legislation declaring November as "Mental Health Awareness Month" in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under Suffolk County Save Open Space (SOS) Farmland Preservation and Hamlet Parks Fund acquiring the Mohlenhoff property in the Town of Huntington.
  • Co-sponsored legislation linking County park fees for veterans to park fees for senior citizens.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to enhance evacuation plans for pets and animals.
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the acquisition of land under the Suffolk County Multifaceted Land Preservation Program-Open Space Preservation Program acquiring Emerald Estates in the Town of Huntington.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establishing a policy to restrict placement of sex offenders.
  • Sponsored legislation authorizing the Suffolk County Department of Health Services to promote awareness of the benefits of cord blood and encourage cord blood donations.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to extend protections to residents of planned retirement communities.
  • Co-sponsored legislation prohibiting sex offenders from loitering on or about the grounds of playgrounds and day care centers and other locations where minors gather.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding income eligibility limits for real property tax emption for seniors.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding income eligibility limits for real property tax exemption for people with disabilities.
  • Co-sponsored legislation expanding tax exemptions to veterans.
  • Sponsored Legislation establishing "New Advocacy Program for Victims of Domestic Violence.
  • Sponsored Legislation requiring the use of Mercury-Free vaccines in County Health Centers.
  • Sponsored Legislation in support of the "Federal Combating Autism Act of 2005.
  • Sponsored Legislation requesting the New York State Legislature to pass the Mental Health Parity Bill known as "Timothy's Law.
  • Sponsored legislation requiring sufficient notice of Planning Commission referrals and meetings.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to strengthen nursing home screening requirements.
  • Sponsored legislation in support of tougher penalties for hazing and bullying in public school.
  • Sponsored legislation in support of the “Health Care Responsibility Act” requiring large big box retailers to provide health insurance for employees.
  • Sponsored legislation to amend New York State “Real Property Tax Law for Eligible Reservists” of our Armed Forces.
  • Sponsored legislation requesting the United States Congress to enact the “Reverse Mortgages to Help American Seniors Act”.
  • Sponsored legislation requesting New York State to provide tax credits to seniors for performing volunteer services.
  • Sponsored legislation to support the repeal of “Individual Alternative Minimum Tax”.
  • Sponsored legislation requesting the United States Congress to enact the “Medicare Informed Choice Act of 2005” to extend deadline to enroll in Medicare Part D.
  • Co-sponsored the successful creation of a new County Department of Environment & Energy.
  • Co-sponsored the successful creation of a new Department of Information Technology.
  • Co-Sponsored legislation to depoliticize the Suffolk County Planning Commission.
  • Co-sponsored Green Energy Bill, which requires compliance with environmentally friendly standards for certain County Capital projects.
  • Supported legislation to reform the County’s sick leave policy, which changes the way sick time is paid out to exempt (non-union) employees upon retirement.