senate Bill S2156A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the waiver of annual fees for professional fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law of ethics in fundraising

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1469
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2014 print number 2156a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S2156 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4463A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §178, Exec L; amd §8-1.4, EPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7624, A10615

S2156 - Summary

Provides for the waiver of annual fees for professional fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law of ethics in fundraising.

S2156 - Sponsor Memo

S2156 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2156

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  VALESKY,  RANZENHOFER  --  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  providing  for  the
  issuance  of a certificate of ethics course completion to professional
  fundraisers and charitable organizations  who  complete  a  course  of
  instruction in the law and ethics of fundraising

  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 section 178 to
read as follows:
  S 178. COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW AND THE ETHICS OF  FUNDRAISING
AND  PHILANTHROPY.  1. ANY PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER, PROFESSIONAL SOLICI-
TOR, OR FUNDRAISING COUNSEL, WHO IS AN INDIVIDUAL REQUIRED  TO  REGISTER
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE, WHO SHALL
HAVE COMPLETED AN ACCEPTABLE COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW AND ETHICS
OF  FUNDRAISING  AND  PHILANTHROPY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A CERTIFICATE OF
ETHICS COURSE COMPLETION BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. SUCH INDIVIDUALS SHALL
VERIFY ON THEIR REGISTRATION OR  RE-REGISTRATION  FORM  THAT  THEY  HAVE
COMPLETED SUCH COURSE AND SHALL PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF SUCH COMPLETION
AT THE REQUEST OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
  2. ANY PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER, PROFESSIONAL SOLICITOR, OR FUNDRAISING
COUNSEL  WHICH  IS  AN  ORGANIZATION,  GROUP,  ASSOCIATION, PARTNERSHIP,
CORPORATION, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO
SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE, SEVENTY-FIVE  PERCENT
OF  WHOSE  EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HIRING, TRAINING OR SUPERVISION
OF EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN THE FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES OF THE  ORGANIZATION,
GROUP,  ASSOCIATION,  PARTNERSHIP  OR CORPORATION COMPLETE AN ACCEPTABLE
COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW AND ETHICS OF FUNDRAISING  AND  PHILAN-
THROPY,  SHALL  BE ENTITLED TO A CERTIFICATE OF ETHICS COURSE COMPLETION
BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.   SUCH  PROFESSIONAL  FUNDRAISER,  PROFESSIONAL
SOLICITOR,  OR  FUNDRAISING  COUNSEL SHALL VERIFY ON ITS REGISTRATION OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04817-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2156A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4463A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §178, Exec L; amd §8-1.4, EPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7624, A10615

S2156A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the waiver of annual fees for professional fundraisers who complete a course of instruction in the law of ethics in fundraising.

S2156A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2156A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2156--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  VALESKY,  RANZENHOFER  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Finance
  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the estates, powers and trusts
  law, in relation to providing for the issuance  of  a  certificate  of
  ethics  course  completion  to professional fundraisers and charitable
  organizations who complete a course of  instruction  in  the  law  and
  ethics  of  fundraising;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 section 178 to
read as follows:
  S  178.  COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAW OF ETHICS IN FUNDRAISING AND
PHILANTHROPY, AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION GOVERNANCE.  1. ANY PROFES-
SIONAL FUNDRAISER, PROFESSIONAL SOLICITOR OR FUNDRAISING COUNSEL, WHO IS
AN INDIVIDUAL AND IS  REQUIRED  TO  REGISTER  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED  SEVENTY-THREE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  WHO  SHALL HAVE COMPLETED AN
ACCEPTABLE FUNDRAISING ETHICS COURSE SHALL BE ENTITLED TO  A  WAIVER  OF
THE  ANNUAL  REGISTRATION FEE BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE YEAR IMME-
DIATELY FOLLOWING THE YEAR IN WHICH  SUCH  COURSE  WAS  COMPLETED.  SUCH
INDIVIDUALS  SHALL  VERIFY ON THEIR REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATION FORM
THAT THEY HAVE COMPLETED SUCH COURSE AND SHALL PROVIDE  A  COPY  OF  THE
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AT THE REQUEST OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
  2.    ANY  CHARITABLE  ORGANIZATION  REQUIRED  TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO
SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO OF  THIS  ARTICLE  WHOSE  VOLUNTEERS  OR
EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HIRING, TRAINING OR SUPERVISION OF EMPLOY-
EES ENGAGED IN THE FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES OF THE CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION
COMPLETE AN ACCEPTABLE FUNDRAISING ETHICS COURSE, SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04817-02-4

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