senate Bill S5009A

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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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1031
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2013 print number 5009a
amend and recommit to finance
May 06, 2013 referred to finance

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S5009 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7657A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c & 1-m, Leg L; amd §§14-100, 14-102 & 14-104, El L

S5009 - 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.

S5009 - Sponsor Memo

S5009 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5009

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, KLEIN, SAVINO, CARLUCCI -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

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

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

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S5009A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7657A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c & 1-m, Leg L; amd §§14-100, 14-102 & 14-104, El L

S5009A (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.

S5009A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5009A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5009--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. VALESKY, KLEIN, SAVINO, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCISCO, GOLD-
  EN,  MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

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
gift to the spouse or unemancipated child  of  any  public  official  as

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