Klein Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Victims Passes Senate

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ALBANY, NY — February 7, 2012 — Important legislation by Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), that would protect victims of domestic violence from their abusers passed unanimously today in the State Senate. The measure, (S.1031B), requires insurance companies to give domestic violence victims the option of registering an alternative address, phone number, or any other contact information needed to receive bills and claims. In many cases, when a …

eHeziKlein Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Victims Passes Senate

Governor Cuomo Signs Domestic Violence Firearm Protection Legislation

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New Law Will Bar People Convicted of Domestic Violence Misdemeanors From Purchasing Firearms Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a law on Monday, August 1, 2011, to ensure that individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors will be barred from legally purchasing firearms. "We have seen too often the tragic consequences of domestic violence. This new law provides further safeguards to keep …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Domestic Violence Firearm Protection Legislation

State Senate Passes Klein’s Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims

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ALBANY, NY – Important legislation by Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), that would protect victims of domestic violence from their abusers was passed unanimously today by the State Senate. The measure, (S.1031B), requires insurance companies to give domestic violence victims the option of registering an alternative address, phone number, or any other contact information needed to receive bills and …

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Landmark “Dignity for All Students Act” Signed Into Law

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Law Prevents Discrimination and Harassment Against Students on School Grounds Westchester, NY, Septemeber 8, 2010 — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District – D/WF) announced that the landmark “Dignity for All Students Act” (S1987B introduced by Senator Duane) has been signed into law, to prevent children from being subjected to harassment and abuse at school. The “Dignity for all Students Act” is …

eHeziLandmark “Dignity for All Students Act” Signed Into Law