senate Bill S5325A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the joint commission on public ethics to develop and maintain an ethics training course for members and staff of the legislature; requires members of the legislature to successfully complete the course

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 07, 2014 print number 5325a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
May 16, 2013 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S5325 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §94, Exec L; add §81, Leg L

S5325 - Summary

Requires the joint commission on public ethics to develop and maintain an ethics training course for members and staff of the legislature; requires all members of the legislature to successfully complete the ethics training course on an annual basis.

S5325 - Sponsor Memo

S5325 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5325

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  requiring  the  joint
  commission on public ethics to develop and maintain an ethics training
  course  for  members  and  staff  of the legislature; and to amend the
  legislative law, in relation to requiring all members of the  legisla-
  ture  to successfully complete the ethics training course on an annual
  basis

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 94 of the executive law is amended
by adding a new paragraph o to read as follows:
  (O)  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND  MAINTAIN AN ETHICS TRAINING
COURSE FOR MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE LEGISLATURE. SUCH  COURSE  SHALL  BE
DESIGNED  TO  HELP  LEGISLATORS AND STAFF IN UNDERSTANDING AND COMPLYING
WITH CURRENT ETHICAL AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE REQUIREMENTS UNDER STATE  LAW,
LEGISLATIVE  RULES  AND FEDERAL LAW. THE COURSE WHICH SHALL BE AVAILABLE
TO MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE LEGISLATURE AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE
INTERNET, SHALL INCLUDE TRAINING MATERIALS AND EXERCISES TO BE COMPLETED
AS PART OF THE COURSE AND SHALL INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR VERIFYING WHEN  A
LEGISLATOR HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED KEY TRAINING EXERCISES.
  S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 81 to read
as follows:
  S 81. ETHICS TRAINING COURSE. 1. EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL:
  A. ANNUALLY COMPLETE THE ETHICS TRAINING COURSE DEVELOPED BY THE JOINT
COMMISSION  ON PUBLIC ETHICS PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH O OF SUBDIVISION NINE
OF SECTION NINETY-FOUR OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW;
  B. SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE KEY TRAINING EXERCISES OF THE COURSE; AND
  C. VERIFY THE COMPLETION ON HIS OR HER  ANNUAL  LEGISLATIVE  FINANCIAL
DISCLOSURE FORM.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10966-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S5325A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §94, Exec L; add §81, Leg L

S5325A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the joint commission on public ethics to develop and maintain an ethics training course for members and staff of the legislature; requires all members of the legislature to successfully complete the ethics training course on an annual basis.

S5325A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5325A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5325--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted 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, in relation to  requiring  the  joint
  commission on public ethics to develop and maintain an ethics training
  course  for  members  and  staff  of the legislature; and to amend the
  legislative law, in relation to requiring all members of the  legisla-
  ture  to successfully complete the ethics training course on an annual
  basis

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 94 of the executive law is amended
by adding a new paragraph o to read as follows:
  (O)  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND  MAINTAIN AN ETHICS TRAINING
COURSE FOR MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE LEGISLATURE. SUCH  COURSE  SHALL  BE
DESIGNED  TO  HELP  LEGISLATORS AND STAFF IN UNDERSTANDING AND COMPLYING
WITH CURRENT ETHICAL AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE REQUIREMENTS UNDER STATE  LAW,
LEGISLATIVE  RULES  AND FEDERAL LAW. THE COURSE WHICH SHALL BE AVAILABLE
TO MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE LEGISLATURE AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE
INTERNET, SHALL INCLUDE TRAINING MATERIALS AND EXERCISES TO BE COMPLETED
AS PART OF THE COURSE AND SHALL INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR VERIFYING WHEN  A
LEGISLATOR HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED KEY TRAINING EXERCISES.
  S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 81 to read
as follows:
  S 81. ETHICS TRAINING COURSE. 1. EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL:
  A. ANNUALLY COMPLETE THE ETHICS TRAINING COURSE DEVELOPED BY THE JOINT
COMMISSION  ON PUBLIC ETHICS PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH O OF SUBDIVISION NINE
OF SECTION NINETY-FOUR OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW;
  B. SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE KEY TRAINING EXERCISES OF THE COURSE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10966-02-4

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