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Michael Kearns

Democratic — Assembly Member — District 142
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Michael Kearns represents Assembly District 142 in the New York Assembly, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1103 bills.

2012 87195.0

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News and Blog Coverage

Assemblyman sues state over FOIL requests

A lawyer for Buffalo Democratic Assemblyman Michael Kearns was in court in Albany on Friday as part of an Article 78 lawsuit in which Kearns is suing over what he describes as unanswered Freedom of Information Law requests from a state agency, the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, or ...

Senator Kennedy, Lackawanna Leaders Push for State Takeover of South Park Avenue and Ridge Road

With Lackawanna Financially Strained, Kennedy and City Leaders Push Legislation to Secure State Support for South Park & Ridge. As Kennedy pushes in Senate, Assemblyman Kearns supporting effort in Assembly. Critical routes through Lackawanna connect residents and visitors to Botanical Gardens, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, waterfront and other important ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • A 8330

    Relates to prohibiting smoking in and on the premises of public housing accommodations

  • A 8307

    Relates to the duty to report incidents to 911 and the county district attorney's office

  • A 8306

    Enacts the "prison privilege limitation act"

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  • K 806

    Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim October 6, 2015, as Organ Donor Enrollment Day in the State of New York

  • A 8247

    Relates to the weight assigned to state-created or administered testing results for calculating the student performance category of teacher assessments

  • K 730

    Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim July 26, 2015, as Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day in the State of New York

Recent Votes

S 4984

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9865.0
•••No: 3724.0
•••Other: 149.0
A 7844

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 12483.0
•••No: 42.0
•••Other: 2114.0
A 992

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 8557.0
•••No: 5033.0
•••Other: 149.0
A 7936

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 12281.0
•••No: 138.0
•••Other: 149.0
S 5317A

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 9765.0
•••No: 3825.0
•••Other: 149.0
A 8288

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 9161.0
•••No: 4429.0
•••Other: 149.0
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