Hugh Farley

Hugh Farley REPRepublican

New York State Senator

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Hugh FarleyREPRepublican New York State Senator
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Hugh T. Farley (born November 26, 1932) is an American attorney, professor and Republican politician from Schenectady County, New York. He served as a member of the New York Senate from 1977 until his 2016 retirement.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Mohawk Valley Community College
AS
State University of New York at Albany
BS
American University School of Law
JD
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Senator
New York State Senate
1976 - 2017
Vice President Pro Tempore
New York State Senate
2015 - 2017
Majority Program Development Chair
New York State Senate
2010 - 2015
Majority Whip
New York State Senate
1995
Majority Conference Secretary
New York State Senate
1993 - 1994
Council Member
Town of Niskayuna
1970 - 1976
Former Assistant Minority Leader
New York State Senate
Full Professor
School of Business, University at Albany
1965 - 2000
Served
United States Army
1954 - 1955
Attorney
Author
Teacher
High School
Other Experience1 - 25 of 25
Chair
Council of State Governments
1986 - 1987
Member
Executive Committee, National Conference of State Legislators
1985 - Current
President
National Republican Legislators Association
1985
President
Northeastern Business Law Association
1966
Member
American Bar Association
Member
Governing Board, Council of State Governments
Member
Maryland State Bar Association
Member
New York State Bar Association
Former Member
Governor's Commission on Libraries
Former Member
University Senate, University of Albany
Member
Schenectady County Bar Association
Member
Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
Chair
Libraries Subcommittee, New York State Senate
1978 - 2008
Chair
Banks Committee, New York State Senate
1989
Chair
Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Senate
1985
Chair
Aging Committee, New York State Senate
1979
Former Chair
Majority Program Development Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Majority Task Force on Privacy Invasion, New York State Senate
Former Chair
Senate Select Committee on Interstate Cooperation, New York State Senate
Former Chair
Libraries (Temporary Committee), New York State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Banks Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Rules Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Ethics Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, New York State Senate
Former Member
Social Services Committee, New York State Senate