senate Bill S4794

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the Public Corruption Prevention and Enforcement Act of 2011

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Apr 25, 2011 referred to codes

S4794 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§10.00, 195.20, 200.00, 200.03 & 200.04, add §§195.18 & 200.28, Pen L; amd §§73-a & 74, ren §81 to be §80, add §80, Pub Off L; amd §80, Leg L; amd §94, Exec L; ren §99-d to be §99-t, add §99-u, St Fin L; amd §211, Judy L; amd §§14-100, 14-104, 14-108 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7707A

S4794 - Summary

Creates the Public Corruption Prevention and Enforcement Act; increases penalties for violations relating to scheme to defraud the government, duty to provide faithful public services, bribery; increases penalties for financial disclosure violations by public officials; relates to community project grants (view more) provides for an executive community projects fund; inspection of annual statements; election law provisions.

S4794 - Sponsor Memo

S4794 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4794

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to increasing  penalties  for
  violations  relating to scheme to defraud the government, bribery, and
  duty to provide faithful public services; to amend the public officers
  law, in relation to faithful public services and  increases  penalties
  for  financial  disclosure  violations,  and  in relation to community
  project grants; to amend the legislative law, in relation to reporting
  requirements; to amend the executive law, in relation to making  tech-
  nical  changes thereto; to amend the state finance law, in relation to
  the  legislative  community  projects  fund  and  executive  community
  projects  fund;  to  amend  the  judiciary  law,  in  relation  to the
  inspection of annual statements of financial disclosure; and to  amend
  the  election  law, in relation to campaign contributions and expendi-
  tures

  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 "public
corruption prevention and enforcement act of 2011".
  S 2. Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended  by  adding  three  new
subdivisions 21, 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  21.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF SECTIONS 195.18 AND 195.20 OF THIS CHAPTER
"SCHEME" MEANS ANY PLAN, PATTERN,  DEVICE,  CONTRIVANCE,  OR  COURSE  OF
ACTION,  AND "INTENT TO DEFRAUD" INCLUDES AN INTENT TO DEPRIVE THE STATE
OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OR A GOVERNMENTAL INSTRUMENTALI-
TY OF FAITHFUL PUBLIC SERVICES.
  22. "FAITHFUL PUBLIC SERVICES" MEANS CONDUCT THAT IS  FREE  OF  UNDIS-
CLOSED  SELF-DEALING  AND FREE OF THE UNAUTHORIZED OR UNLAWFUL CONFERRAL
OR INTENDED CONFERRAL OF A BENEFIT, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ON A  PUBLIC
SERVANT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00391-02-1

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