senate Bill S6132

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits naming a building after a public official who was responsible for securing public funds for the person or entity naming the building

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance

S6132 - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-a, Pub Off L; add §7-h, Leg L

S6132 - Summary

Prohibits the naming of a building after a public official because such public official was responsible for securing public funds for the person or entity naming the building.

S6132 - Sponsor Memo

S6132 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6132

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'BRIEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the public officers law  and  the  legislative  law,  in
  relation to the prohibition of naming buildings after public officials

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

  Section 1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new  section
79-a to read as follows:
  S  79-A.    PROHIBITION  ON  THE NAMING OF BUILDINGS. NO PERSON WHO IS
SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL HAVE A BUILDING NAMED OR
CAUSE A BUILDING TO BE NAMED AFTER HIMSELF OR HERSELF WHILE  HE  OR  SHE
HOLDS  PUBLIC  OFFICE BASED ON THE FACT THAT SUCH PERSON WAS RESPONSIBLE
FOR SECURING PUBLIC FUNDS FOR THE PERSON OR ENTITY  INVOLVED  IN  NAMING
THE  BUILDING  OR FOR SECURING PUBLIC FUNDS FOR THE PERSON'S OR ENTITY'S
CAUSE OR AGENDA.
  S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a  new  section  7-h  to
read as follows:
  S  7-H.    PROHIBITION  ON  THE  NAMING OF BUILDINGS. NO PERSON WHO IS
SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL HAVE A BUILDING NAMED OR
CAUSE A BUILDING TO BE NAMED AFTER HIMSELF OR HERSELF WHILE  HE  OR  SHE
HOLDS  PUBLIC  OFFICE BASED ON THE FACT THAT SUCH PERSON WAS RESPONSIBLE
FOR SECURING PUBLIC FUNDS FOR THE PERSON OR ENTITY  INVOLVED  IN  NAMING
THE  BUILDING  OR FOR SECURING PUBLIC FUNDS FOR THE PERSON'S OR ENTITY'S
CAUSE OR AGENDA.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06556-01-3

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