Senator Joseph Griffo
(R-47/Utica)

Office: Senate
Affiliation: Republican
Key Position(s): Energy Committee Member
First Year in Office: 2007
Status: Currently in Office
Phone Number: 518-455-3334
Email Address: griffo@nysenate.gov
Office Website: Click to visit website

Yearly Scores


Environmental Super Bills

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Child Safe Products Act

Joseph Griffo's Level of Support:
Did Not Support
(Not a co-sponsor of this legislation)

Bill Number: A.6328 (Assembly) / S.4614 (Senate)

Description:
Identifies chemicals of concern, prioritizes them based on the likelihood for exposure, and requires disclosure by children’s product manufacturers as to whether their products contain priority chemicals. Phases out children’s products made with priority chemicals starting January 1, 2018. Authorizes the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse to collect, manage, and publish the data collected from manufacturers.

Climate Protection Act

Joseph Griffo's Level of Support:
Did Not Support
(Not a co-sponsor of this legislation)

Bill Number: A.6327 (Assembly) / S.735 (Senate)

Description:
Establishes a limit on greenhouse gas emissions from all sources in New York and requires that the limit not be greater than statewide emissions for the year 1990. Statewide limit is to be reduced until emissions are 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.

Fracking Moratorium & Health Impacts Assessment

Joseph Griffo's Level of Support:
Did Not Support
(Not a co-sponsor of this legislation)

Bill Number: A.5424-A (Assembly) / S.4236-A (Senate)

Description:
Directs New York State to conduct a comprehensive assessment of fracking’s public health impacts and ensures that no gas drilling permits will be issued within the Marcellus or Utica Shales prior to the final assessment.

New York Solar Bill

Joseph Griffo's Level of Support:
Voted Yes
(A correct vote for the environment)

Bill Number: A.5060-D (Assembly) / S.2522 (Senate)

Description:
Establishes a 10-year, $1.5 billion incentive program which solidifies New York’s solar-energy commitment to spark private investment and bring more solar power to New York.