senate Bill S6584

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to activities by former state officers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2012 signed chap.485
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 04, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.704
substituted for a9372
May 02, 2012 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2012 1st report cal.588
Mar 01, 2012 referred to finance


S6584 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง73, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S6584 - Summary

Relates to activities by former state officers; permits certain state officers, terminated between January 1, 2009 and April 1, 2014 due to a reduction in the state workforce, to engage in certain activities representing any entity before a state agency or board.

S6584 - Sponsor Memo

S6584 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2012

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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  activities  by
  former state officers


  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 8 of section 73 of the  public
officers  law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b) (i) The provisions of subparagraph (i) of paragraph  (a)  of  this
subdivision  shall  not  apply  to  any  state officer or employee whose
employment was terminated on or after January  first,  nineteen  hundred
ninety-five  and  before April first, nineteen hundred ninety-nine or on
or after January first, two thousand nine and before  April  first,  two
thousand  [twelve]  FOURTEEN because of economy, consolidation or aboli-
tion of functions, curtailment of activities or other reduction  in  the
state  work  force. On or before the date of such termination of employ-
ment, the state agency shall provide to the terminated employee a  writ-
ten certification that the employee has been terminated because of econ-
omy,  consolidation or abolition of functions, curtailment of activities
or other reduction in the state work force, and that  such  employee  is
covered  by  the provisions of this paragraph. The written certification
shall also contain a notice describing the rights  and  responsibilities
of  the employee pursuant to the provisions of this section. The certif-
ication and notice shall contain the information and  shall  be  in  the
form set forth below:
                        CERTIFICATION AND NOTICE

TO:  Employee's Name:   ____________________________
     State agency:     ____________________________
     Date of Termination: ____________________________

  I, (name and title) of (state agency), hereby certify that your termi-
nation from State service is because of economy, consolidation or aboli-

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


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