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The New York State Assembly makes a wide variety of helpful publications available to the public free of charge.

You can request publications by completing the following four-step electronic request form or by contacting the Assembly Public Information Office at (518) 455-4218.

You can also use the Internet request form to sign up for electronic mail notices when new publications are added, or if you have a particular area of interest.

Please note that the Assembly takes the confidentiality of any information you provide seriously. The Assembly will not release, sell or give away any information provided--including electronic and postal addresses--without your express permission. Also, if you request to receive electronic mail notices, they will contain simple instructions to allow you to discontinue receiving them at any time.

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Note that many of the Assembly's publications are available in English or Spanish. Please select your preference:   English    Español

Agriculture - explains state agricultural tax reforms and programs helping the state's largest industry -- agriculture.
AIDS - reports on the fight against AIDS in NYS and where to get information on AIDS treatments.
Air Bag Safety - reports on air bag safety and explains the dangers of putting children in the front seat of vehicle with air bags.
Alcohol Purchase Law - explains penalties and enforcement of New York's strict Alcohol Purchase and Zero Tolerance Laws.
American Flag - explains proper way to handle and dispose of American Flag.
Asthma - An overview of this growing health risk, with descriptions of what can initiate an asthma attack and asthma treatments. It also explains how to prevent asthma attacks and how to help children with asthma.
Auto Leasing - explains protections for consumers leasing vehicles.
Bike Safety and Helmet Law - information on bicycle rules of the road and on the state's bicycle helmet law.
Bill Becomes a Law - shows how your idea can become state legislation and, ultimately, be signed into state law.
Bottle Law - explains New York's bottle return program and how the deposit system works.
Breast Cancer/Tax Contribution - provides information on how taxpayers can contribute to breast cancer research and education.
Carbon Monoxide - explains the dangers of carbon monoxide and how to detect this odorless invisible, deadly gas.
Child Support - outlines the child support system in the state and explains some of the responsibilities of parents.
Clean Air Act - outlines the NYS Clean Indoor Air Act which restricts smoking in public places.
(Paying for) College - brief overview of state and federal college financing programs.
Co-ops New York City - Explains the basic laws of co-op conversion and ownership.
Co-ops Nassau, Westchester & Rockland counties - Explains the basic laws of co-op conversion and ownership.
Consumer Rights - consumer tips on how to avoid being scammed.
Credit Cards - answers common questions about credit and credit card usage.
Crime Watch - safety tips on how to avoid being a crime victim.
Domestic Violence and Stalking Laws - outlines laws that protect victims of domestic violence and stalking.
Drunk Driving Laws - overview of New York's tough drunk driving laws and penalties for driving while drunk.
E.D.I.T.H (Exit Drills in the Home) - illustrated explanation of fire safety plans everyone should practice in their home.
Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Plan (EPIC) - answers questions about who is eligible for the State's prescription plan for senior citizens.
Generic Drugs - information on the generic drug law and how it can save consumers money.
Health Care Proxy - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Health Care Proxy Law which allows proxies to make your health care decisions if you can't.
Homeowners - consumer tips for homeowners on tax savings, insurance, and how to avoid scams aimed at homeowners.
Household Hazardous Waste - information on how to properly dispose of household hazardous wastes.
Identity Theft Protection - Tips on how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft.
Lead Poisoning - how to lessen the chances of lead poisoning in your home.
The Legislative Process and YOU - a brief description of the legislative process and an overview of how a bill becomes a law
Lemon Law - consumer guide on the State's "Lemon Law," which protects consumers on sale of new and used cars.
Lobbying - citizen's guide on how to lobby in Albany for issues important to you and your community.
Long Term Health Insurance - information on New York State's innovative Long Term Care Insurance program.
Lyme Disease - FAQs about how to protect you and your family from lyme disease.
Managed Care - information on consumer protections for individuals receiving health care from health maintenance organizations.
Organ Donation - FAQs about organ donation and where to get more information on it.
Patients' Rights - Information on the NYS Patients Bill of Rights as well as phone numbers to call if you have questions about quality of health care.
Phone Scams - consumer information on telemarketing scams and how to get your name taken off telemarketer lists.
Playing it Safe - safety tips for parents and children.
Prompt Payment Law - questions and answers on the Prompt Payment Law and how it helps business.
Radon - information on radon, a potentially deadly gas found in many homes today.
Real Property Tax Credit for Homeowners and Renters - provides information on this important tax benefit for senior citizens and lower income families.
Safety Tips for Seniors - crime prevention tips for senior citizens.
Sales Tax - lists taxable and tax exempt products sold in New York State.
Say No to Drugs - tips for children and teens on how to fight peer pressure to use drugs and alcohol.
Senior Citizen Programs - overview of senior citizens programs in the state which help cut costs of taxes, transportation and utilities.
Small Business - helpful information and phone numbers for small business owners.
Smoke Detector - FAQs on the smoke detector law.
Solid Waste Reduction - tips on how to reduce your household wastes.
Spousal Impoverishment - information on how this law helps seniors avoid spending their life savings on nursing home costs.
Summer Reading - explains the Assembly's Summer Reading Program for youths and lists suggested books for summer reading.
Teen Suicide - guide on how to recognize warning signs of teen suicide and alcohol and drug use.
Tenantsí Rights NYS, New York City - Outlines tenantsí rights and protections.
Tenantsí Rights Nassau, Westchester & Rockland counties - Outlines tenantís rights and protections.
There Ought To Be A Law - comment sheet to send to your Assembly representative on ideas you think might make good laws.
Utility Consumers - overview on consumer rights with utility companies.
Veterans - overview of veterans programs in the state.
Volunteer Firefighters - explains the state's Volunteer Firefighter's Benefit Law and protections due volunteer firefighters.
Voter Registration - includes a voter registration form and information on voter registration.
Water Conservation - tips on how to save water in your home.
Welcome to the State Assembly - information about the Assembly and a listing of Assembly committee meetings.
Women Veterans - explains programs in the state aimed at women veterans.
Workers Rights - overview of unemployment insurance, occupational safety and health, and other rights of workers in New York.
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