senate Bill S2505

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2016 print number 2505a
Feb 01, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 26, 2015 referred to finance

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S2505 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5752
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-131 - 14-134, amd §§14-102 & 14-130, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S744, A8814
2011-2012: S3053, A5868
2013-2014: S3271, A2020
2017-2018: S5473, A8546
2019-2020: S2957

S2505 - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid; provides for the disposition of campaign funds.

S2505 - Sponsor Memo

S2505 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2505

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, AVELLA, HOYLMAN, SQUADRON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
  disclosures  required for lobbyists, and to amend the election law and
  the public officers law, in relation to campaign  funds  for  personal
  use

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

  Section 1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "Lobbyist
Disclosure Campaign Fund Act".
  S  2.  Section  1-c  of the legislative law is amended by adding a new
subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X) THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING,  INCLUD-
ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
  S 3.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:
  (VI) THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN  OR
POLITICAL  COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON WHOSE
BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY  THE  LOBBY-
IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
  (VII)  THE  AMOUNT  OF  COMPENSATION  PAID AND THE NAMES OF ANY FAMILY
MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT  BY  WHOM
OR  ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED HAS
PAID COMPENSATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED  DOLLARS  IN  THE  PRECEDING
CALENDAR YEAR FOR PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
  S  4. Subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00241-01-5

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S2505A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5752
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-131 - 14-134, amd §§14-102 & 14-130, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S744, A8814
2011-2012: S3053, A5868
2013-2014: S3271, A2020
2017-2018: S5473, A8546
2019-2020: S2957

S2505A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid; provides for the disposition of campaign funds.

S2505A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2505A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2505--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, AVELLA, HOYLMAN, PERKINS, SERRANO,
  SQUADRON  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted to the  Committee
  on  Finance  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
  disclosures required for lobbyists, and to amend the election law  and
  the  public  officers  law, in relation to campaign funds for personal
  use

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Lobbyist
Disclosure Campaign Fund Act".
  S 2. Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X)  THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING, INCLUD-
ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
  S 3.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:
  (VI)  THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN OR
POLITICAL COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON  WHOSE
BEHALF  THE  LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY THE LOBBY-
IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
  (VII) THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION PAID AND  THE  NAMES  OF  ANY  FAMILY
MEMBERS  OF  A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT BY WHOM
OR ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED  HAS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00241-02-6

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