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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1315
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1315 - Details
S1315 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1315 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to certain activities by members of a board of a community college PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Under current law, community college boards of trustees are exempt from Section 73 of the Public Officers Law and the ban on gifts exceeding $75.00. This bill would make members of the boards of trustees of the state's community colleges adhere to the gift limit of Section 73. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The proposal would amend subparagraph 1(g) of Section 73 of the Public Officers Law and adds a new subparagraph (v) to § 2 of Section 73 of the Public Officers Law to include, rather than exclude, members of a board of directors of a community college regardless of whether they receive compensation. JUSTIFICATION: Over the past twenty years there have been many reforms to the Public Officers Law to restore the public's trust and confidence in government through the prevention of corruption, favoritism and undue influence. In 1987 the state passed the Ethics in Government act, and
S1315 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1315 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 certain activ- ities by members of a board of a community college THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 of section 73 of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 283 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: (g) The term "state agency" shall mean any state department, or divi- sion, board, commission, or bureau of any state department, any public benefit corporation, public authority or commission at least one of whose members is appointed by the governor, or the state university of New York or the city university of New York, including all their constituent units [except] INCLUDING community colleges of the state university of New York and the independent institutions operating [stat- utory] STATUTORILY, or contract colleges on behalf of the state. S 2. Paragraph (i) of subdivision 1 of section 73 of the public offi- cers law, as amended by chapter 242 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: (i) The term "state officer or employee" shall mean: (i) heads of state departments and their deputies and assistants other than members of the board of regents of the university of the state of New York who receive no compensation or are compensated on a per diem basis; (ii) officers and employees of statewide elected officials; (iii) officers and employees of state departments, boards, bureaus, divisions, commissions, councils or other state agencies other than officers of such boards, commissions or councils who receive no compen- sation or are compensated on a per diem basis; [and] EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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