The New York Senate Democrat will not face charges after allegedly pushing a lobbyist before the committee meeting

a New York state The senator who had to be restrained after allegedly pushing a lobbyist into the Capitol in Albany before a committee meeting on energy and telecommunications will not face charges.

Michael Carey, a lobbyist seeking support for a 911 civil rights bill, told Fox News Digital that he spoke with Democratic Senator Kevin Parker before the Standing Committee on Human Rights. Energy and Telecommunications on May 15, when the altercation occurred. Late Tuesday, New York State Police spokesperson Stephanie O'Neil said the investigation had been closed and no criminal charges had been filed related to the “disruption” at the Capitol that day.

Carey told The Associated Press that he spoke with Parker on Friday and that they resolved matters “in a peaceful manner.”

Parker's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Senator Kevin Parker speaks at Governor Kathy Hochul's signing of energy development and efficiency bills at Newlab's headquarters at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Last week, Carey was seeking a piece of legislation and approached Parker ahead of the meeting and asked for his support.

In particular, Carey has called for a change in developmental disability systems. Carey's son died in 2007 while in state care.

Carey allegedly tried to explain the situation to Parker prior to the meeting, to which the latter shouted back, “I don't care,” the lobbyist claimed.

The two men were standing about 15 feet away when Carey questioned Parker and said, “Don't you care that my son died?”

Parker said for the second time, “I don't care,” Carey said.

Carey then claims he turned to the others in the room and said, “You heard it, all of you.” He doesn't care.'

The next thing Carey knew, Parker would have looked him in the face.

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State Senator Kevin Parker speaks during a press conference in New York City. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Parker reportedly jumped at Carey after calling out the senator for showing no remorse for his late son. Bystanders then reportedly jumped in to stop Parker.

After the altercation, Parker was seen taking a seat at the beginning of the committee meeting video and joking about the issue.

“There's always a lot of excitement on this committee,” Parker said. 'Don't know. Someone said my committee meetings are boring.”

He then said he hoped Wednesday's meeting would be “as exciting as the pregame.”

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The New York Capitol on December 14, 2020 in Albany.

Last year, Parker was accused in a lawsuit of raping a woman early in his career as a lawmaker when he went to her home to discuss disaster relief for Haiti.

In 2005, Parker was arrested and charged with third degree assault after punching a traffic cop who gave him a ticket for double parking, according to news reports from the time. That same year, a former assistant accused Parker of threatening her after she publicly complained that he pushed and hit her when she worked for him.

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Parker was also convicted of misdemeanor assault in 2010 after chasing a New York Post photographer and damaging the person's camera.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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