|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 15, 2016||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1841
|Jun 03, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8014
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8014 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- Public Officers Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§87 & 73, Pub Off L; amd §2604, NYC Chart; add §801-a, Gen Muni L
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8014 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to contracts involving state agencies; prohibits a municipal officer or employee, for compensation, to represent private interests before any municipal agency or appear directly or indirectly on behalf of private interests in matters involving the respective municipality.
S8014 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8014 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public officers law and the New York city charter, in relation to contracts involving state agencies; and to amend the general municipal law, in relation to restrictions on appearance before a municipal department or agency PURPOSE : This legislation would clarify who are subject to the inter and intra agency exception pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law and limit the ability of private contractors with State and Municipal Agencies from representing clients before those agencies while such a contract is in effect. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 modifies the public officers law to limit the inter/intra-agency exception from applying to materials exchanged between state/municipal entities and non-state/municipal entities where no contract exists. Section 2 limits the ability of private contractors with state agencies from being authorized to appear before those same agencies on behalf of a private client.
S8014 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8014 I N S E N A T E June 3, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the New York city charter, in relation to contracts involving state agencies; and to amend the general municipal law, in relation to restrictions on appearance before a municipal department or agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph iv of paragraph (g) of subdivision 2 of section 87 of the public officers law, as added by chapter 510 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subparagraph v is added to read as follows: iv. external audits, including but not limited to audits performed by the comptroller and the federal government; [or] V. MATERIALS EXCHANGED BETWEEN AN AGENCY AND ANY ENTITY NOT DEFINED AS AN AGENCY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE THAT HAS NOT BEEN RETAINED BY FORMAL CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT; OR S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 73 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows: (A-1) THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO APPLY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY CONTRACTING WITH A STATE AGENCY FOR THE PERIOD WHICH THE CONTRACT REMAINS IN EFFECT. S 3. Paragraph 6 of subdivision b of section 2604 of the New York city charter, as added by a vote of the people of the city of New York at the general election held in November of 1988, is amended to read as follows: 6. (A) No public servant shall, for compensation, represent private interests before any city agency or appear directly or indirectly on behalf of private interests in matters involving the city. For a public servant who is not a regular employee, this prohibition shall apply only to the agency served by the public servant. (B) NO PERSON OR ENTITY NOT DEFINED AS A PUBLIC SERVANT FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHARTER WHO CONTRACTS WITH A CITY AGENCY SHALL THEREAFTER BE AUTHORIZED TO APPEAR BEFORE ANY SUCH AGENCY FOR ANY OTHER CLIENT FOR A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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