|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S829
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S829 - Details
S829 - Summary
Prohibits a charitable organization from using any charitable donations that the charitable organization receives to make any sort of payment that arises as a term of a confidentiality agreement or closed settlement agreement.
S829 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S829 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting charitable organizations registered in the state of New York from using any charitable donations for confidentiality agreements or closed settlement agreements PURPOSE: To prohibit charities registered with the State of New York from engaging in the practice of using charitable dollars for the purpose of closed "gagged" settlement agreements. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the executive law by adding a new section 172-e. Would prohibit any charitable organization registered with the State of New York from using charitable donations for confidentiality agreements or closed settlement agreements. Defines "confidentiality agreement" or "closed settlement agreement" to mean any private agreement or court ordered agreement resolving a cause of action which limits the possession, disclosure or dissemination of information about any part of the agreement. JUSTIFICATION:
S829 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 829 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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 prohibiting charitable organizations registered in the state of New York from using any char- itable donations for confidentiality agreements or closed settlement agreements 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 172-e to read as follows: S 172-E. PROHIBITS ANY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION FROM USING CHARITABLE DONATIONS FOR CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS OR CLOSED SETTLEMENT AGREE- MENTS. 1. ANY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM USING ANY CHARITABLE DONATION THAT THE CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION RECEIVES TO MAKE ANY SORT OF PAYMENT THAT ARISES AS A TERM OF A CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT OR CLOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT. 2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT" OR "CLOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY PRIVATE AGREEMENT OR COURT ORDERED AGREEMENT RESOLVING A CAUSE OF ACTION WHICH LIMITS THE POSSESSION, DISCLOSURE OR DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION ABOUT ANY PART OF THE AGREEMENT. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to agree- ments and proposed agreements entered into on or after such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02900-01-3
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