senate Bill S7245

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the integrity in government act

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

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Jan 05, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations

S7245 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§89, 107 & 87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5612, A5827
2019-2020: S1625
2021-2022: S1816

S7245 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the integrity in government act; expands the powers and duties of the committee on open government.

S7245 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7245 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2018

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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, in  relation  to  enacting  the
  integrity in government act


  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "integrity
in government act".
  §  2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 89 of the public offi-
cers law, as amended by chapter 33 of the laws of 1984, is  amended  and
six  new paragraphs (c), (d), (e), (f), (g) and (h) are added to read as
  (a) The committee on open government is continued and shall consist of
the lieutenant governor or the delegate of such officer,  the  secretary
of  state  or  the  delegate  of such officer, whose office shall act as
secretariat for the committee, the commissioner of the office of general
services or the delegate of such officer, the director of the budget  or
the  delegate  of  such  officer,  and seven other persons, none of whom
shall hold any other state or local public office except  the  represen-
tative  of  local  governments  as  set forth herein, to be appointed as
follows: five by the governor, at least two of whom  are  or  have  been
representatives of the news media, one of whom shall be a representative
of  local  government  who,  at the time of appointment, is serving as a
duly elected officer of a local government, one by the temporary  presi-
dent  of the senate, and one by the speaker of the assembly. The persons
appointed by the temporary president of the senate and  the  speaker  of
the  assembly shall be appointed to serve, respectively, until the expi-
ration of the terms of office of the temporary president and the speaker
to which the temporary president and  speaker  were  elected.  The  four
persons presently serving by appointment of the governor for fixed terms
shall  continue to serve until the expiration of their respective terms.
Thereafter, their respective successors shall be appointed for terms  of
four  years. The member representing local government shall be appointed

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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