senate Bill S3868

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "politician self-immortalization prevention act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2012 1st report cal.667
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Mar 08, 2011 referred to finance

Votes

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May 1, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S3868
27
1
committee
27
Aye
1
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3868 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A203
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง73-c, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1558, A9909

S3868 - Summary

Enacts the "politician self-immortalization prevention act"; provides that no facility supported by state funds may be named after a living public official unless such person has been out of public service for at least ten years.

S3868 - Sponsor Memo

S3868 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3868

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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  enacting  the
  "politician self-immortalization prevention act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "politician self-immortalization prevention act".
  S  2.  The public officers law is amended by adding a new section 73-c
to read as follows:
  S 73-C. NAMING OF FACILITIES AFTER PUBLIC OFFICIALS; PROHIBITED.    1.
NO  FACILITY,  THE CONSTRUCTION, REHABILITATION OR OPERATION OF WHICH IS
SUPPORTED BY STATE FUNDS, MAY BE NAMED AFTER  A  LIVING  PERSON  WHO  IS
SUBJECT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE UNLESS SUCH PERSON HAS BEEN
OUT OF PUBLIC OFFICE FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS.
  2. THE PROHIBITION SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY WHERE THE
LEGISLATURE APPROVES THE NAMING OF SUCH FACILITY IN THE MANNER  PROVIDED
FOR  IN SECTION FOURTEEN OF ARTICLE THREE OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION, AND
THE GOVERNOR APPROVES THE NAMING OF SUCH FACILITY IN THE MANNER PROVIDED
FOR IN SECTION SEVEN OF ARTICLE FOUR OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION.
  3. WHERE ANY PERSON, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR  OTHER  ENTITY  VIOLATES
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY INITIATE A
CIVIL ACTION TO ENFORCE THE PROHIBITION SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01419-01-1

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