Sen. Jen Metzger

Stats

District SD-042
Party Democrat
Bills Introduced 323

Sponsored Legislation

Title: Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act" to require acute care facilities and nursing homes to implement certain direct-care nurse to patient ratios in all nursing units; sets minimum staffing requirements; requires every such facility to submit a documented staffing plan to the department on an annual basis and upon application for an operating certificate; requires acute care facilities to maintain staffing records during all shifts; authorizes nurses to refuse work assignments if the assignment exceeds the nurse's abilities or if minimum staffing is not present; requires public access to documented staffing plans; imposes civil penalties for violations of such provisions; establishes private right of action for nurses discriminated against for refusing any illegal work assignment.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-1032

Subjects:

     

93% Democrat support
6% Republican support

Title: Enacts the "New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-1826

Subjects:

     

92% Democrat support
7% Republican support

Title: Provides that contributions received by a candidate shall not be expended for goods or services provided by an entity in which the candidate and/or one or more members of the candidates family collectively hold a thirty-five percent or greater ownership.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-3697

Subjects:

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relates to judgments of parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction or pursuant to surrogacy agreements; restricts genetic surrogate parenting contracts; regulates surrogacy programs; repeals provisions relating to the legitimacy of children born by artificial insemination.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-2071

Subjects:

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-1049

Subjects:

     

95% Democrat support
4% Republican support

Title: Relates to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization and other fertility preservation treatments.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-719

Subjects:

     

92% Democrat support
7% Republican support

Title: Provides that the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of a sexual offense committed against a child shall not begin to run until the child turns 23 years of age; provides that a civil action for conduct constituting a sexual offense against a child, shall be brought before the child turns 55 years of age; revives previously barred actions related to sexual abuse of children; grants civil trial preference to such actions; eliminates the notice of claim requirements for such actions when the action is brought against a municipality, the state or a school district; requires judicial training relating to child abuse and the establishment of rules relating to civil actions brought for sexual offenses committed against children.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-2440

Subjects:

     

97% Democrat support
2% Republican support

Title: Relates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-2375

Subjects:

     

97% Democrat support
2% Republican support

Title: Grants a state personal income tax deduction for retirement plan distributions used to purchase long-term care insurance; exempts distributions from individual retirement accounts and individual retirement annuities from state personal income taxation when such distributions are used to purchase long-term health care insurance.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-2684

Subjects:

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Establishes new criminal discovery rules; amends cross references.

Session: New York 2019-2020 General Assembly

Number: SB-1716

Subjects:

  

100% Democrat support