senate Bill S4096

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires members of entities providing advice or recommendations to state officers or state agencies to file financial disclosure statements; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Feb 26, 2015 referred to rules

S4096 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73-a, rpld sub 1 ¶¶ (e) & (g), amd §74, Pub Off L

S4096 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires members of entities providing advice or recommendations to state officers or state agencies to file financial disclosure statements; requires such members to comply with the state code of ethics; requires persons required to file financial disclosure statements to include information on any person they reside with, rather than just their spouse and unemancipated children; requires timely compliance with requirements of this act by members of advisory entities prior to such entities being authorized to provide advice.

S4096 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4096 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2015

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  financial
  disclosure by certain members of entities advising or making recommen-
  dations  to  a  state  officer  or  state  agency, requiring financial
  disclosure relating to persons residing with  a  reporting  individual
  and  expanding the application of the code of ethics to entities which
  advise or make recommendations to a state  officer  or  state  agency;
  limiting  the  power  of such entities until certain requirements have
  been fulfilled; and to repeal paragraphs (e) and (g) of subdivision  1
  of section 73-a of the public officers law relating to the definitions
  of "spouse" and "unemancipated child"


  Section 1. Subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (c)  of  subdivi-
sion 1 of section 73-a of the public officers law, as amended by section
5  of  part  A of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011, are amended and a new
subparagraph (iv) is added to read as follows:
  (ii) officers and employees of statewide elected  officials,  officers
and  employees of state departments, boards, bureaus, divisions, commis-
sions, councils or other state agencies, who receive annual compensation
in excess of the filing rate established by paragraph (l) of this subdi-
vision or who hold policy-making positions, as  annually  determined  by
the  appointing  authority  and  set forth in a written instrument which
shall be filed with the joint commission on public ethics established by
section ninety-four of the executive law during the month  of  February,
provided,  however, that the appointing authority shall amend such writ-
ten instrument after such date within thirty days after the  undertaking
of policy-making responsibilities by a new employee or any other employ-
ee  whose  name  did  not  appear on the most recent written instrument;

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


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