assembly Bill A5868A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2012 print number 5868a
Jan 18, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental operations
Mar 02, 2011 referred to governmental operations

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A5868 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-131 - 14-133 & 14-134, amd §§14-130 & 14-102, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8814
2013-2014: A2020
2015-2016: A5752
2017-2018: A8546

A5868 - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid.

A5868 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5868

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  GALEF, STEVENSON -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
  disclosures required for lobbyists

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

  Section  1.  Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding a
new subdivision (w) to read as follows:
  (W) THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING,  INCLUD-
ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
  S 2.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:
  (VI) THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN  OR
POLITICAL  COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON WHOSE
BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY  THE  LOBBY-
IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
  (VII)  THE  AMOUNT  OF  COMPENSATION  PAID AND THE NAMES OF ANY FAMILY
MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT  BY  WHOM
OR  ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED HAS
PAID COMPENSATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED  DOLLARS  IN  THE  PRECEDING
CALENDAR YEAR FOR PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
  S  3. Subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
  (6) THE NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF ANY PUBLIC OFFICIAL WITH
WHOM THE LOBBYIST HAS ANY BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP.
  S 4. Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-j of the  legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00987-01-1

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A5868A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-131 - 14-133 & 14-134, amd §§14-130 & 14-102, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8814
2013-2014: A2020
2015-2016: A5752
2017-2018: A8546

A5868A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid.

A5868A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5868--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  GALEF, STEVENSON -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance  with  Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
  disclosures required for lobbyists, and to amend the election law  and
  the  public  officers  law, in relation to campaign funds for personal
  use

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

  Section  1.  Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding a
new subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X) THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING,  INCLUD-
ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
  S 2.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:
  (VI) THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN  OR
POLITICAL  COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON WHOSE
BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY  THE  LOBBY-
IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
  (VII)  THE  AMOUNT  OF  COMPENSATION  PAID AND THE NAMES OF ANY FAMILY
MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT  BY  WHOM
OR  ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED HAS
PAID COMPENSATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED  DOLLARS  IN  THE  PRECEDING
CALENDAR YEAR FOR PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
  S  3. Subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00987-02-2