senate Bill S2549

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to restricting certain business or professional activities by certain former members of the legislature

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jan 25, 2011 referred to finance

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S2549 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2600

S2549 - Summary

Relates to restricting certain business or professional activities by former speaker of the assembly, temporary president of the senate and majority leader of the senate.

S2549 - Sponsor Memo

S2549 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2549

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BONACIC,  KRUEGER,  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to restricting
  certain business or professional activities by certain former  members
  of the legislature

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a)  of  subdivision  8  of
section  73  of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 14 of the
laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii) No person who has served as a member of  the  legislature  shall
within  a  period  of  two  years  after the termination of such service
receive compensation for any services on behalf  of  any  person,  firm,
corporation or association to promote or oppose, directly or indirectly,
the  passage of bills or resolutions by either house of the legislature.
No legislative employee shall within a period of  two  years  after  the
termination  of  such  service  receive compensation for any services on
behalf of any person, firm, corporation or association to appear,  prac-
tice  or  directly communicate before either house of the legislature to
promote or oppose the passage of bills or resolutions by either house of
the legislature. NO PERSON WHO WAS ELECTED  TO  OR  OTHERWISE  HELD  THE
POSITION  OF  SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY OR TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OR MAJORITY
LEADER OF THE SENATE SHALL, FOR COMPENSATION ON BEHALF  OF  ANY  PERSON,
FIRM,  CORPORATION  OR ASSOCIATION, SEEK THE SIGNING INTO LAW OF OR VETO
ANY LEGISLATION BY THE GOVERNOR OR THE ENACTMENT, AMENDMENT, OR  REMOVAL
OR  ANY  RULE,  REGULATION,  OR  POLICY OF ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY,
DIVISION, OR AUTHORITY, OR FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF  CONTRACTS  OR  AGREE-
MENTS  BY  ANY  SUCH  DEPARTMENT,  AGENCY, DIVISION, OR AUTHORITY, FOR A
PERIOD OF TWO YEARS UNTIL AFTER HE OR SHE SHALL  HAVE  CEASED  TO  BE  A
MEMBER OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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