senate Bill S5883

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the issuance of a certificate of ethics course completion to professional fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law and ethics of fundraising

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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Jun 15, 2010 reported and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2010 referred to finance
Jun 15, 2009 referred to rules

S5883 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8908
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง178, Exec L

S5883 - Summary

Provides for the issuance of a certificate of ethics course completion by the attorney general to professional fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law and ethics of fundraising.

S5883 - Sponsor Memo

S5883 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5883

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  WINNER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  issuance  of a certificate of ethics course completion to professional
  fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law and ethics
  of fundraising

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 178 to
read as follows:
  S  178. COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW AND THE ETHICS OF FUNDRAISING
AND PHILANTHROPY. 1. ANY PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER,  PROFESSIONAL  SOLICI-
TOR,  OR  FUNDRAISING COUNSEL, WHO IS AN INDIVIDUAL REQUIRED TO REGISTER
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE, WHO SHALL
HAVE COMPLETED AN ACCEPTABLE COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW AND ETHICS
OF FUNDRAISING AND PHILANTHROPY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO  A  CERTIFICATE  OF
ETHICS COURSE COMPLETION BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. SUCH INDIVIDUALS SHALL
VERIFY  ON  THEIR  REGISTRATION  OR  RE-REGISTRATION FORM THAT THEY HAVE
COMPLETED SUCH COURSE AND SHALL PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF SUCH COMPLETION
AT THE REQUEST OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
  2. ANY PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER, PROFESSIONAL SOLICITOR, OR FUNDRAISING
COUNSEL WHICH  IS  AN  ORGANIZATION,  GROUP,  ASSOCIATION,  PARTNERSHIP,
CORPORATION, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO
SECTION  ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
A CERTIFICATE OF ETHICS COURSE COMPLETION BY THE ATTORNEY  GENERAL  WHEN
SEVENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  THE EMPLOYEES OF THE PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER,
PROFESSIONAL SOLICITOR,  OR  FUNDRAISING  COUNSEL  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE
HIRING,  TRAINING OR SUPERVISION OF EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN THE FUNDRAISING
ACTIVITIES OF THE CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION COMPLETE AN ACCEPTABLE  COURSE
OF  INSTRUCTION  IN  THE LAW AND ETHICS OF FUNDRAISING AND PHILANTHROPY.
SUCH PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER,  PROFESSIONAL  SOLICITOR,  OR  FUNDRAISING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14348-02-9

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