Light pollution legislation for 2013 has been introduced in both the Assembly (A1182-A) and the Senate (S4126). You can review text of the bill at http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A01182&term=2013. The bill requires that new/replacement outdoor lighting done by the State be fully shielded.
Please contact your representatives in the Senate and the Assembly and encourage them to become co-sponsors and to work for passage of this bill!
From the above page you can also view the Sponsor’s Memo, which contains information about and justification for the bill that may be useful in contacting your Senator and Assemblymember. As the memo notes, the purpose of the legislation to protect the nighttime environment, enhance safety and security, and conserve energy.