|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8078
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8078 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §100-a, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8078 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the secretary of state to compile, make public and keep current certain information on persons subjected to section 73-a of the public officers law and who hold policy-making positions; further requires the secretary of state to post such information on the department of state website.
S8078 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8078 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to information on persons subjected to section 73-a of the public officers law and who hold policy-making positions PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To identify how many policy-making positions are held by women in New York State government. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one amends the Executive Law by adding a new section 100-a which defines "agency" and requires the Secretary of State to identify persons subjected to the public officers law and who hold policy-making positions at all state agencies. The compilation shall identify by agency the persons subjected to the Public Officers Law Section 73-a and who hold policy-making positions, the length of time such positions have been held and a representation of policy-making positions held by women compared to policy-making positions held by men. The Secretary of State shall keep the information in a public record available for inspection and updated annually on the Department of State's website. Section two provides the effective date.
S8078 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8078 I N S E N A T E June 10, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to information on persons subjected to section 73-a of the public officers law and who hold policy-making positions 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 100-a to read as follows: S 100-A. INFORMATION ON STATE AGENCIES PERTAINING TO PERSONS SUBJECTED TO SECTION SEVENTY-THREE-A OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW AND WHO HOLD POLI- CY-MAKING POSITIONS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "AGENCY" MEANS: (A) ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COUNCIL, COMMITTEE, COMMISSION, OR OFFICE; (B) ANY OTHER SIMILAR STATE PUBLIC ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO STATE STATUTES, EXECUTIVE ORDER, OR OTHER EXECUTIVE ACTION FOR THE EXERCISE OF ANY FUNCTION OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND TO WHICH MEMBERS ARE APPOINTED OR ELECTED; AND (C) ANY PUBLIC AUTHORITY OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION A MAJORITY OF WHOSE MEMBERS ARE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR OR SERVE AS MEMBERS BY VIRTUE OF HOLDING STATE OFFICES TO WHICH THEY WERE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF. 2. "AGENCY" DOES NOT INCLUDE: (A) ANY INFORMAL ADVISORY ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED EXCLUSIVELY BY A STATE AGENCY TO ADVISE A COMMISSIONER, SECRETARY, OR OTHER DIRECTOR OF THAT AGENCY ON AN INFORMAL BASIS; (B) THE STATE LEGISLATURE; AND (C) ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR SUBDIVISION OR ENTITY THEREOF. 3. THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL MAINTAIN A COMPILATION OF PERSONS SUBJECTED TO SECTION SEVENTY-THREE-A OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW AND WHO HOLD POLICY-MAKING POSITIONS AT ALL STATE AGENCIES, INCLUDING STATE AGENCIES ESTABLISHED AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION. SUCH COMPILATION SHALL IDENTIFY BY AGENCY THE PERSONS SUBJECTED TO SECTION SEVENTY-THREE-A OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW AND WHO HOLD POLICY-MAKING EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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