|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S547
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S547 (ACTIVE) - Details
S547 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits persons from holding public office or positions of political party leadership for a period of ten years when convicted of certain felonies and prohibits such persons from joining a political party for a period of five years following the completion of any sentence for such felony conviction.
S547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S547 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public officers law and the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting persons from holding public office or positions of political party leadership when convicted of certain felonies PURPOSE : Prohibits certain people from holding public office or positions of political party leaderships. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 The public officers law is amended by adding a new section 3-d to read as follows: § 3-d. Restriction upon holding public office; felony conviction. 1. No person shall be capable of holding a civil office or a position of leadership in a political party for a period of ten years if he or she has been convicted of any felony under article one hundred forty-five, one hundred fifty five, one hundred seventy, one hundred seventy-five, one hundred ninety five, two hundred, two hundred ten, or two hundred fifteen of the penal law. 2. No person shall be capable of joining a political party for period
S547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 547 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting persons from holding public office or posi- tions of political party leadership when convicted of certain felonies 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 3-d to read as follows: S 3-D. RESTRICTIONS UPON HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE; FELONY CONVICTION. 1. NO PERSON SHALL BE CAPABLE OF HOLDING A CIVIL OFFICE OR A POSITION OF LEADERSHIP IN A POLITICAL PARTY FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS IF HE OR SHE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF ANY FELONY UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY, ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE, TWO HUNDRED, TWO HUNDRED TEN, OR TWO HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE PENAL LAW. 2. NO PERSON SHALL BE CAPABLE OF JOINING A POLITICAL COMMITTEE FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF ANY SENTENCE FOR A FELONY CONVICTION UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY, ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE, TWO HUNDRED, TWO HUNDRED TEN, OR TWO HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE PENAL LAW, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER HE OR SHE HAS OBTAINED A CERTIFICATE OF RELIEF OF DISABILITIES FROM THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES. S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 79 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 687 of the laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows: 1. Except as provided in subdivision two OF THIS SECTION a sentence of imprisonment in a state correctional institution for any term less than for life or a sentence of imprisonment in a state correctional institu- tion for an indeterminate term, having a minimum of one day and a maxi- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.
Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.