NY - Westchester: Committee on Legislation

Issues discussed this meeting include:

Committee on Legislation

Committee on Legislation

AGENDA

Monday, March 18, 2019

1:00 PM Committee Chair: Kitley Covill

Committee Room, 148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601 www.westchesterlegislators.com

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CALL TO ORDER

MINUTES APPROVAL

1. Monday, March 04, 2019 at 1:00 PM

2. Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM

I. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

1. (ID 11632) Local Law LL-Restricting the Outdoor Tethering of Dogs:

Tagged Interests: pets

A LOCAL LAW amending the Laws of Westchester County by adding a new Chapter 681,

restricting the outdoor tethering of dogs.

Tagged Interests: pets

Joint with Public Safety

Tagged Interests: public safety

Guest: Chief Deputy County Attorney Stacey Dolgin-Kmetz

Tagged Interests: legal

2. (ID 11633) Resolution PH-Restricting the Outdoor Tethering of Dogs:

Tagged Interests: pets

A RESOLUTION to set a Public Hearing on a LOCAL Law amending the Laws of Westchester

Tagged Interests: hearing

County by adding a new Chapter 681, restricting the outdoor tethering of dogs. [Public

Tagged Interests: pets

Hearing set for ______________, 2019 at ____.m.].

Tagged Interests: hearing

Joint with Public Safety

Tagged Interests: public safety

3. (ID 11318) Resolution PH-Qualifications of the Board of Plumbing Examiners:

A RESOLUTION to set a Public Hearing on a LOCAL LAW amending Section 277.504 of the

Tagged Interests: hearing

Laws of Westchester County relating to the qualifications of the Board of Plumbing

Examiners. [Public Hearing set for _____________, 2018 at ______ .m.] Local Law

Tagged Interests: hearing

11319-2018.

Joint with Appointments

Tagged Interests: appointments

Guest: James Maisano, Director, Dept. of Consumer Protection

John McGlinchey, Dept. of Consumer Protection from my office

4. (ID 11319) Local Law Qualifications of the Board of Plumbing Examiners:

A LOCAL LAW amending Section 277.504 of the Laws of Westchester County relating to the

qualifications of the Board of Plumbing Examiners.

Joint with Appointments

Tagged Interests: appointments

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II. OTHER BUSINESS

Tagged Interests: business

Unfinished Business and any other agenda items to come before the Committee.

Tagged Interests: business

III. RECEIVE FILE

1. (ID 10651) Communication HON. ALFREDA WILLIAMS: Journal News Article - NY State Lawmakers Again Pushing for Voting Reforms :

Tagged Interests: voting, communications, and Communications

Forwarding a Journal News article entitled, NY State Lawmakers Again Pushing for Voting

Tagged Interests: voting

Reforms.

2. (ID 10697) Communication HON. CATHERINE BORGIA: A Primer on New York's Heroin Opioid Epidemic:

Tagged Interests: communications, opioid abuse, and Communications

Forwarding a Report from the 2018 NYSAC Conference entitled, A Primer on New York's

Heroin and Opioid Epidemic.

Tagged Interests: opioid abuse

3. (ID 10700) Communication HON. CATHERINE BORGIA: County Case Studies In Battling NY's Heroin Opioid Epidemic:

Tagged Interests: communications, opioid abuse, and Communications

Forwarding a Report from the 2018 NYSAC Conference entitled, County Case Studies In

Battling New York's Heroin and Opioid Epidemic.

Tagged Interests: opioid abuse

4. (ID 10701) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Journal News Article - Judge to drugmakers: Stop fights and curb the opioid epidemic :

Tagged Interests: legal, communications, opioid abuse, Communications, and judge

Forwarding a Journal News article entitled, Judge to drugmakers: Stop fights and curb the

Tagged Interests: legal and judge

opioid epidemic.

Tagged Interests: opioid abuse

5. (ID 10704) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Journal News Article - Fewer pain pills prescribed, but death toll rises :

Tagged Interests: communications and Communications

Forwarding a Journal News article entitled, Fewer pain pills prescribed, but death toll rises.

6. (ID 10708) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: USA Today Article - How painkillers became killers :

Tagged Interests: communications and Communications

Forwarding a USA Today article entitled, How painkillers became killers.

7. (ID 10740) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: The Journal News Article - Opioid death toll grows; takes more time to count the bodies :

Tagged Interests: communications, opioid abuse, and Communications

Forwarding a Journal News article entitled, Opioid death toll grows; takes more time to

Tagged Interests: opioid abuse

count the bodies.

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8. (ID 10850) Communication HON. CATHERINE F. PARKER: Washington Post Article - Why So Many Dog Rescuers Are Buying Animals From The Breeders They

Tagged Interests: pets, communications, and Communications

Scorn :

Forwarding an article from The Washington Post entitled, Why So Many Dog Rescuers Are

Tagged Interests: pets

Buying Animals From The Breeders They Scorn.

9. (ID 10911) Communication LEGISLATORS PEREZ AND CUNZIO: Correspondence - Request for review and possible draft of animal abuse

Tagged Interests: animal rights, communications, and Communications

legislation:

Forwarding correspondence from Legislator Virginia Perez to Westchester County Attorney

Tagged Interests: legal

John Nonna requesting a review and possible draft of animal abuse legislation.

Tagged Interests: animal rights

10. (ID 10914) Communication LEGISLATORS PEREZ AND CUNZIO: Correspondence - Request for updates on Animal Cruelty:

Tagged Interests: communications and Communications

Forwarding correspondence from Legislator Virginia Perez requesting an update on the

Animal Abuse Registry and Police Training on Animal Cruelty.

Tagged Interests: public safety, training, and animal rights

ADJOURNMENT