assembly Bill A7657A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain lobbyists and political consultants from being affiliated with each other, or engaging in the other's profession

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Jun 04, 2013 print number 7657a
Jun 04, 2013 amend and recommit to governmental operations
May 29, 2013 referred to governmental operations

A7657 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5009
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c & 1-m, Leg L; amd §§14-100, 14-102 & 14-104, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6585, S4690
2017-2018: A6006, S1449
2019-2020: A7043, S5893

A7657 - Summary

Prohibits certain lobbyists from engaging in political consulting for state public officials or candidates for state office, and prohibits political consultants or anyone they are affiliated with from lobbying state officers; requires election financial disclosure statements to include a listing of all political consulting services provided to a campaign.

A7657 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7657

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to  prohibiting  lobby-
  ists from engaging in political consulting of candidates for and hold-
  ers of state office and prohibiting certain political consultants from
  engaging  in  lobbying;  and to amend the election law, in relation to
  requiring the reporting  of  the  provision  of  political  consulting
  services

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

  Section 1. Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X)  THE  TERM  "POLITICAL  CONSULTING"  SHALL  MEAN  AND  INCLUDE THE
PROVISION, FOR COMPENSATION, TO ANY STATE PUBLIC OFFICIAL, CANDIDATE  OR
PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE FOR AN ELECTED STATE OFFICE OF ADVICE, SERVICES OR
ASSISTANCE IN SECURING SUCH PUBLIC OFFICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
CAMPAIGN  MANAGEMENT,  FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS OR MEDIA
SERVICES, BUT MAY EXCLUDE BONA FIDE LEGAL WORK DIRECTLY RELATED TO LITI-
GATION OR LEGAL ADVICE WITH REGARD TO SECURING A PLACE  ON  THE  BALLOT,
THE  PETITIONING  PROCESS,  THE CONDUCT OF AN ELECTION OR WHICH INVOLVES
THE ELECTION LAW.
  S 2. Section 1-m of the legislative law, as added by chapter 14 of the
laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1-m. Prohibition of gifts AND POLITICAL CONSULTING.  (A) No individ-
ual or entity required to be  listed  on  a  statement  of  registration
pursuant  to this article shall offer or give a gift to any public offi-
cial as defined within this article, unless under the  circumstances  it
is  not reasonable to infer that the gift was intended to influence such
public official. No individual or entity required  to  be  listed  on  a
statement of registration pursuant to this article shall offer or give a
gift  to  the  spouse  or  unemancipated child of any public official as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10467-03-3

A7657A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5009
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c & 1-m, Leg L; amd §§14-100, 14-102 & 14-104, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6585, S4690
2017-2018: A6006, S1449
2019-2020: A7043, S5893

A7657A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain lobbyists from engaging in political consulting for state public officials or candidates for state office, and prohibits political consultants or anyone they are affiliated with from lobbying state officers; requires election financial disclosure statements to include a listing of all political consulting services provided to a campaign.

A7657A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7657--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting lobby-
  ists from engaging in political consulting of candidates for and hold-
  ers of state office and prohibiting certain political consultants from
  engaging in lobbying; and to amend the election law,  in  relation  to
  requiring  the  reporting  of  the  provision  of political consulting
  services

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

  Section  1.  Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding a
new subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X) THE  TERM  "POLITICAL  CONSULTING"  SHALL  MEAN  AND  INCLUDE  THE
PROVISION,  FOR COMPENSATION, TO ANY STATE PUBLIC OFFICIAL, CANDIDATE OR
PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE FOR AN ELECTED STATE OFFICE OF ADVICE, SERVICES OR
ASSISTANCE IN SECURING SUCH PUBLIC OFFICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT, FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS  OR  MEDIA
SERVICES,  BUT  SHALL  EXCLUDE  BONA FIDE LEGAL WORK DIRECTLY RELATED TO
LITIGATION OR LEGAL ADVICE WITH  REGARD  TO  SECURING  A  PLACE  ON  THE
BALLOT,  THE  PETITIONING  PROCESS,  THE CONDUCT OF AN ELECTION OR WHICH
INVOLVES THE ELECTION LAW.
  S 2. Section 1-m of the legislative law, as added by chapter 14 of the
laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1-m. Prohibition of gifts AND POLITICAL CONSULTING.  (A) No individ-
ual or entity required to be  listed  on  a  statement  of  registration
pursuant  to this article shall offer or give a gift to any public offi-
cial as defined within this article, unless under the  circumstances  it
is  not reasonable to infer that the gift was intended to influence such
public official. No individual or entity required  to  be  listed  on  a
statement of registration pursuant to this article shall offer or give a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10467-05-3

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