assembly Bill A5934

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits members of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishes the commission on legislative compensation

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A5934 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S25
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-b & 5-c, amd §80, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6196
2015-2016: A5361, S34

A5934 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishes the commission on legislative compensation.

A5934 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5934

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, COOK, RAIA, MAYER -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A.  BUTLER, CROUCH, PEOPLES-STOKES, THIELE -- read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting members
  of the legislature from receiving certain income and establishing  the
  commission on legislative compensation

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding two  new  sections
5-b and 5-c to read as follows:
  §  5-B. PROHIBITION ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME FOR MEMBERS. 1.  STARTING
IN CALENDAR YEAR TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE  MAY
NOT  HAVE  OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH YEAR WHICH EXCEEDS
FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE GROSS ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS  OF  THE  LEGISLA-
TURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  A.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED
INCOME" INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED  TO,  WAGES,  SALARIES,  FEES,  AND
OTHER FORMS OF COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES ACTUALLY RENDERED.
  B.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME"
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  (1) SALARY, BENEFITS, AND ALLOWANCES PAID BY NEW YORK STATE;
  (2) INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO  SERVICE  WITH  THE  MILITARY  RESERVES  OR
NATIONAL GUARD;
  (3) INCOME FROM PENSIONS AND OTHER CONTINUING BENEFITS ATTRIBUTABLE TO
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT OR SERVICES;
  (4) INCOME FROM INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE
NOT A MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;
  (5) INCOME FROM A TRADE OR BUSINESS IN WHICH THE MEMBER OR THEIR FAMI-
LY  HOLDS  A CONTROLLING INTEREST, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE NOT A
MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05112-01-7

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