Sponsored Legislation

Introduced Resolutions (IR)

  • Co-Sponsored IR 1043-14 (PDF) - Adopting a Local Law to strengthen policy against dual public salaries.
  • Co-Sponsored IR 1044-14 (PDF) - To make permanent discounted golf fees for Veterans and active Military personnel.
  • Co-Sponsored IR 1249-14 (PDF) -Directing the County Attorney to examine the feasibility of commencing a legal action against major cigarette manufacturers.
  • Sponsored IR 1615-14 (PDF) - Appointing Annmarie LaRosa to the Suffolk County Youth Board Coordinating Council representing Legislative District 11.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution 7-14 (PDF) - Setting land acquisition priorities in accordance with “AAA Program” requirements.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution 21-14 (PDF) - Setting land acquisition priorities with “AAA Program” requirements (Phase 2-2014).
  • Sponsored IR 1508-13 (PDF) - Adopting a Local Law to require use of safety helmets by all bicyclists in Suffolk County.
  • Sponsored IR 1443-12 (PDF) - To Amend the 2012 Operating Budget to support the Islip Arts Council.
  • Sponsored IR 1938-12 (PDF) - Adopting Local Law Number - 2013, A Local Law to clarify escrow requirements for licensed home furnishings sellers.
  • Co-Sponsored Legislation IR 2058-12 (PDF) - Designating January 27th as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Suffolk County.
  • Co-Sponsored Legislation IR 2151-12 (PDF) - Amending the 2012 Adopted Operating Budget to accept and appropriate 100% State Aid from the New York State Office of Mental Health to Clubhouse of Suffolk for the purpose of developing a Pilot Program in Suffolk County to assist veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Sponsored Home Rule Message 13 (PDF) - Requesting the State of New York to enact amendment to the Retirement and Social Security Law, in relation to performance of duty disability retirement allowance for Deputy Sheriffs employed by Suffolk County.
  • Co-Sponsored legislation to reappoint Lynda A. Moran as a member of the Suffolk County Citizens Advisory Board for the Arts.
  • Co-Sponsored legislation to establish Boating Safety Instruction requirements (“Suffolk’s Safer Waterways Act”)
  • Sponsored Local Law to regulate the sale of tattoo equipment in Suffolk County.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution, a Charter Law to establish a Common Sense Policy for special meetings of the Legislature.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution establishing a Suffolk County Emergency Preparedness Coordination Council.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution accepting and appropriating one hundred percent Federal pass-through grant funds from the United States Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency for the recruitment and retention of volunteers for the Volunteer Fire Departments Serving Suffolk and Nassau Counties.
  • Co-Sponsored Resolution directing the County Attorney to bring action against New York State regarding the MTA payroll tax.
  • Co-sponsored Resolution donating decommissioned insulated jackets to Suffolk County Veterans in-need.
  • Sponsored a Local Law making it more difficult for young people to sell jewelry and precious metals to get cash in order to buy heroin, by raising the age limit from 18 years of age to 21.
  • Co-sponsored a Local Law to prohibit cyber-bullying of minors in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored a Local Law prohibiting cyber stalking in Suffolk County.
  • Sponsored Introductory Resolution Number 1397 - legislation to temporarily reduce beach fees by $1 at Suffolk County Parks.
  • Co-sponsored legislation creating a Silver Alert System in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored legislation accepting the donation of a Gold Star Families Monument and authorizing the placement and siting of the Gold Star Families Monument in Armed Forces.
  • Co-sponsored a Local Law banning the sale of drop-side cribs in Suffolk County.
  • Co-sponsored legislation establishing AGROW green - save green initiative by promoting “Recession Gardens” in client benefit applications.
  • Co-sponsored legislation preventing registered sex offenders from maintaining accounts on social networking websites.
  • Co-sponsored legislation amending the 2009 Capital budget and Program and appropriating funds in connection with preparing a Sewering Feasibility Study for the Deer Park/North Babylon, Wyandanch and West Islip areas.
  • Co-sponsored legislation directing the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to prepare a report on the Community Service Program and to make recommendations to increase its effectiveness.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to implement a Responsible Plan for Cost Savings to Mitigate an Anticipated 2009 Shortfall.
  • Co-sponsored legislation canceling auction sale of property (SCTM Number 0500-441-02-0440)
  • Co-sponsored legislation authorizing the transfer of thirty-four surplus County computers, monitors, mousse and keyboards to RSVP.
  • Co-sponsored legislation directing the Commissioner of Information Technology to complete a feasibility study for the implementation of a “Project Sunlight” program in Suffolk County.
  • In 2008, sponsored legislation which prohibits the sale of tires over six years old by retailers.
  • Sponsored Introductory Resolution Number 1250 to adopt a local law requiring placement of consumer deposits in escrow.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to establish a Cold War Veteran Property Tax Exemption.
  • Co-sponsored legislation to ban the sale of DXM to minors.
  • Supported Resolution 2264 to prohibit Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders from loitering within 100 feet of a playground, day care center, public swimming pool, video arcade or youth center.
  • In 2006, voted for a budget that calls for a decrease in the County portion of the general property tax. As a result, in 2006 the County bond rating became the highest it has ever been.
  • Supported County Executive's Reform Package to drastically reform so-called member items given to legislators.
  • Supported steps to increase the Tax Stabilization Fund (surplus) that will exceed $127 million by the end of 2007.
  • In 2006, voted to preserve over 658 acres of open space to protect our ground water and to preserve pockets of our rural heritage. Partnering with New York State and our towns, over $56 million was expended on land preservation.
  • Sponsored legislation to amend the Suffolk Community College recommended Budget 2006 to 2007 to properly resource an affordable education for residents of Suffolk County.
  • In 2007, supported Resolution 2599- a Charter Law to ensure a non-partisan fair and objective process by which Legislative Districts are reapportioned.
  • Supported "Member Item" reform measure to enhance transparency, provide greater accountability and control costs.