senate Bill S829

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits charitable organizations from using charitable donations for confidentiality agreements or closed settlement agreements

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S829 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง172-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1236
2009-2010: S1343

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

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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