senate Bill S31

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the commission on governmental ethics of 2011; repealer

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Apr 05, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

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S31 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §94, rpld §94 sub 13-a, Exec L; amd §107, Civ Serv L; amd §§1-c & 60, rpld Art 5, Leg L; amd §3-104, El L; amd §212, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5738

S31 - Summary

Enacts the commission on governmental ethics act of 2011.

S31 - Sponsor Memo

S31 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   31

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  ADAMS, BRESLIN, DUANE, KLEIN, KRUEGER,
  PARKER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SERRANO, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS,  VALESKY
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, the civil service law, the legisla-
  tive law, the election law and the racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and
  breeding  law,  in relation to enacting the commission on governmental
  ethics act of 2011; and to repeal certain provisions of the  executive
  law and the legislative law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "commission
on governmental ethics act of 2011".
  S 2. The section heading and subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 of  section
94  of  the executive law, as amended by chapter 14 of the laws of 2007,
are amended to read as follows:
  [Commission on public integrity;] COMMISSION ON  GOVERNMENTAL  ETHICS;
functions, powers and duties; review of financial disclosure statements;
advisory  opinions;  investigation  and  enforcement. 1. There is estab-
lished within the department of state a [commission on public integrity]
COMMISSION ON GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS which shall consist of [thirteen] NINE
members and shall have and exercise the powers and duties set  forth  in
this  section  only  with respect to [statewide] STATE elected officials
and state officers and employees, as defined in  sections  seventy-three
and  seventy-three-a  of the public officers law, candidates for [state-
wide] STATE elected office, and the political  party  chairman  as  that
term  is  defined in section seventy-three-a of the public officers law,
lobbyists and the clients of lobbyists as  such  terms  are  defined  in
article  one-A of the legislative law, and individuals who have formerly
held such positions, were lobbyists or clients  of  lobbyists,  as  such

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

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