Tag Archive for Governor Cuomo

NY DNA DATABANK GOES INTO EFFECT

New York Statehas a new DNA Databank today making New Yorkthe first state in the nation to require the collection of DNA samples from anyone convicted of any felony or Penal Law misdemeanor. Governor Cuomo at the bill signing ceremony in March said the bill will go far to assist law enforcement agencies across the state..…

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SENATOR’S BILLS GET GOV’S SIGNATURE

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILLS TO ALLOW PROCUREMENT ‘PIGGYBACKING’ and to ENCOURAGE HYDRO-ELECTRIC Two bills sponsored by Senator Betty Little are now laws, having been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. PIGGYBACKING The first (S.5525c, Chapter 308) allows municipalities and school districts in New York to jointly contract for goods and services with any other federal, state…

NEW LAW IMPROVES CANCER DETECTION

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs legislation designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention..  The New regulations require mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam.  Cuomo says “The new law will give women who may be at…