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Metal Bats Ban

(Intro 341-A)
Introduced: 2006
Passed City Council: March 14, 2007
Mayor Veto: July 4, 2007
City Council Override: July 23, 2007

A ban on the use of metal baseball bats by minors.


How Councilmembers Voted (second vote):

42-Yes  4-No  0-Abstain  5-Absent

Name Party District Vote
Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.Democrat32Yes
Maria del Carmen ArroyoDemocrat17Yes
Tony AvellaDemocrat19 No
Maria BaezDemocrat14 Absent
Charles BarronDemocrat42Yes
Gale A. BrewerDemocrat6Yes
Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.Democrat27Yes
Bill de BlasioDemocrat39Yes
Inez E. DickensDemocrat9Yes
Erik Martin DilanDemocrat37 No
Mathieu EugeneDemocrat40Yes
Simcha FelderDemocrat44Yes
Lewis A. FidlerDemocrat46Yes
Helen D. FosterDemocrat16Yes
Dennis P. GallagherRepublican30Yes
Daniel R. GarodnickDemocrat4 No
James F. GennaroDemocrat24Yes
Vincent J. GentileDemocrat43Yes
Alan GersonDemocrat1Yes
Eric N. GioiaDemocrat26Yes
Sara M. GonzalezDemocrat38Yes
Vincent IgnizioRepublican51Yes
Robert JacksonDemocrat7Yes
Letitia JamesWorking Families35Yes
Melinda R. KatzDemocrat29 Absent
G. Oliver KoppellDemocrat11Yes
Jessica S. LappinDemocrat5 Absent
John C. LiuDemocrat20Yes
Melissa Mark ViveritoDemocrat8Yes
Miguel Martinez10Yes
Michael E. McMahonDemocrat49Yes
Darlene MealyDemocrat41Yes
Rosie MendezDemocrat2 Absent
Hiram MonserrateDemocrat21Yes
Michael C. NelsonDemocrat48Yes
James S. OddoRepublican50Yes
Annabel PalmaDemocrat18 Absent
Christine C. QuinnDemocrat3Yes
Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.Democrat47Yes
Diana ReynaDemocrat34Yes
Joel RiveraDemocrat15Yes
James Sanders, Jr.Democrat31Yes
Larry B. SeabrookDemocrat12Yes
Helen SearsDemocrat25Yes
Kendall StewartDemocrat45Yes
James VaccaDemocrat13Yes
Peter F. Vallone, Jr.Democrat22Yes
Albert VannDemocrat36Yes
David I. WeprinDemocrat23 No
Thomas White, Jr.Democrat28Yes
David YasskyDemocrat33Yes


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