County Legislature


The Nassau County Legislature, formed in 1996, is the legislative arm of the Nassau County government. Comprised of single representatives from each of the county's 19 districts, it is the legislature's duty to draft and approve local laws that affect the county and its residents.

Legislators


LD 01

District 1


Kevan Abrahams

LD 02
District 2


Siela A. Bynoe
LD 03

District 3


Carrié Solages
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District 4


Denise Ford

LD 05
District 5


Laura Curran





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District 6


C. William Gaylor III
LD 07
District 7
Howard J. Kopel
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District 8


Vincent T. Muscarella
Richard J Nicolello

District 9


Richard J. Nicolello

LD 10
District 10


Ellen W. Birnbaum





Delia DeRiggi-Whitton
District 11


Delia DeRiggi-Whitton

LD 12

District 12


James Kennedy
LD 13

District 13


Norma L. Gonsalves

LD 14
District 14


Laura Schaefer
LD 15

District 15


Dennis Dunne, Sr.





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Arnold W. Drucker

LD 17

District 17


Rose Marie Walker
LD 18

District 18


Donald N. MacKenzie
LD 19

District 19


Steven D. Rhoads

Committees


The Nassau County Legislature is based on a committee system, consisting of 12 committees. Issues are assigned to a committee for review and consideration. Upon approval, issues move to the Rules Committee for further review. If approved, issues are placed on the calendar of the Nassau County Legislature at full session where it is voted on by all 19 legislators. The public is invited to attend and observe all committee meetings. Public comment is welcomed at full sessions of the legislature.