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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to finance|
|Apr 08, 2011||referred to finance|
senate Bill S4520
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S4520 - Details
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 5-A §§80 - 88, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4520 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4520 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the investigation of public corruption by the attorney-general PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To authorize the attorney general to investigate public corruption whenever it shall appear that a public official may be engaged in conduct that could be considered public corruption and the attorney general believes it is in the public interest that an investigation be opened. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends executive law by adding a new article 5-A which expands the Attorney General's ability to investigate public corruption. within the new article will be the following new sections of executive law: Section 80. Definitions. Section 81. Investigation by Attorney General. Section 82. Action by Attorney General. Section 83. Examination of witnesses and preliminary injunction. Section 84. Procedure on hearing.
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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