senate Bill S2654

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the public corruption prevention and enforcement act of 2013

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 23, 2013 referred to codes

S2654 - 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 §94, Exec L; ren §99-d to be §99-v, amd §99-v, add §99-u, St Fin L; amd §211, Judy L; amd §§14-100, 14-104, 14-108 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4794
2009-2010: S7707A

S2654 - 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, and bribery; increases penalties for financial disclosure violations by public officials; relates to community project grants (view more) provides for an executive community projects fund; provides for inspection of annual statements; amends related election law provisions.

S2654 - Sponsor Memo

S2654 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2654

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

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, increasing penalties for
  financial disclosure violations,  and  community  project  grants;  to
  amend the executive law, in relation to making technical changes ther-
  eto;  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 expenditures

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "public corruption prevention and enforcement act of 2013".
  S  2.  Section  10.00  of the penal law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 22, 23 and 24 to read as follows:
  22. 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.
  23.  "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.
  24. "SELF-DEALING" MEANS ANY ACTION TAKEN BY A PUBLIC SERVANT  IN  HIS
OR  HER  OFFICIAL  CAPACITY  WITH  INTENT TO BENEFIT HIMSELF OR HERSELF,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02173-04-3

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