senate Bill S4520

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the investigation of public corruption by the attorney-general

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Apr 08, 2011 referred to finance

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S4520 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5-A ยงยง80 - 88, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7599

S4520 - Summary

Relates to the investigation of public corruption by the attorney-general.

S4520 - Sponsor Memo

S4520 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4520

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, CARLUCCI, KLEIN, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the investigation of
  public corruption by the attorney-general

  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 article 5-A to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 5-A
         INVESTIGATION OF PUBLIC CORRUPTION BY ATTORNEY-GENERAL
SECTION 80. DEFINITIONS.
        81. INVESTIGATION BY ATTORNEY-GENERAL.
        82. ACTION BY ATTORNEY-GENERAL.
        83. EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES AND PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION.
        84. PROCEDURE ON HEARING.
        85. APPLICATION OF PROVISIONS OF CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES.
        86. CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
        87. IMMUNITY.
        88. APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTIES.
  S  80.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  SET  FORTH  IN
SUBDIVISION (L) OF SECTION ONE-C OF THE LEGISLATIVE LAW; AND
  2.  "PUBLIC  CORRUPTION"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY ACT OF CORRUPTION, FRAUD OR
CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, OR ANY ACT CONSTITUTING A CONFLICT OF  INTEREST  MADE
BY A PUBLIC OFFICER.
  S  81.  INVESTIGATION BY ATTORNEY-GENERAL. 1. WHENEVER IT SHALL APPEAR
TO THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL, EITHER UPON  COMPLAINT  OR  OTHERWISE,  THAT  A
PUBLIC OFFICIAL MAY BE ENGAGED IN CONDUCT CONSTITUTING PUBLIC CORRUPTION
OR  HE  OR SHE BELIEVES IT TO BE IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST THAT AN INVESTI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10783-01-1

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