assembly Bill A5361A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits members of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishes the commission on legislative compensation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2016 print number 5361a
Feb 02, 2016 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Feb 20, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A5361 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, amd §80, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5934

A5361 - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishes the commission on legislative compensation.

A5361 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5361

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting members
  of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishing  the
  commission on legislative compensation

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding two  new  sections
5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
  S  5-B. PROHIBITION ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME FOR MEMBERS. 1.  STARTING
IN CALENDAR YEAR TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, A MEMBER OF THE  LEGISLATURE  MAY
NOT  HAVE  OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH YEAR WHICH EXCEEDS
FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE GROSS ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS  OF  THE  LEGISLA-
TURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  A.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED
INCOME" INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED  TO,  WAGES,  SALARIES,  FEES,  AND
OTHER FORMS OF COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES ACTUALLY RENDERED.
  B.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME"
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  (1) SALARY, BENEFITS, AND ALLOWANCES PAID BY NEW YORK STATE;
  (2) INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO  SERVICE  WITH  THE  MILITARY  RESERVES  OR
NATIONAL GUARD;
  (3) INCOME FROM PENSIONS AND OTHER CONTINUING BENEFITS ATTRIBUTABLE TO
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT OR SERVICES;
  (4) INCOME FROM INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE
NOT A MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;
  (5) INCOME FROM A TRADE OR BUSINESS IN WHICH THE MEMBER OR THEIR FAMI-
LY  HOLDS  A CONTROLLING INTEREST, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE NOT A
MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;
  (6) COPYRIGHT ROYALTIES, FEES, AND THEIR FUNCTIONAL  EQUIVALENT,  FROM
THE  USE  OR SALE OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT AND SIMILAR FORMS OF INTELLECTUAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01499-01-5

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A5361A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, amd §80, Leg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5934

A5361A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishes the commission on legislative compensation.

A5361A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5361--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. LAVINE, COOK, RAIA, LAWRENCE, MAYER -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BUTLER, CROUCH,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  THIELE  --
  read  once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations --
  recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Operations in  accordance
  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting  members
  of  the legislature from receiving certain income and establishing the
  commission on legislative compensation

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

  Section  1.  The legislative law is amended by adding two new sections
5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
  S 5-B. PROHIBITION ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME FOR MEMBERS. 1.   STARTING
IN CALENDAR YEAR TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE MAY
NOT  HAVE  OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH YEAR WHICH EXCEEDS
FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE GROSS ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS  OF  THE  LEGISLA-
TURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  A.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED
INCOME" INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED  TO,  WAGES,  SALARIES,  FEES,  AND
OTHER FORMS OF COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES ACTUALLY RENDERED.
  B.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME"
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  (1) SALARY, BENEFITS, AND ALLOWANCES PAID BY NEW YORK STATE;
  (2) INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO  SERVICE  WITH  THE  MILITARY  RESERVES  OR
NATIONAL GUARD;
  (3) INCOME FROM PENSIONS AND OTHER CONTINUING BENEFITS ATTRIBUTABLE TO
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT OR SERVICES;
  (4) INCOME FROM INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE
NOT A MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01499-03-6

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