|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to finance|
|Jan 05, 2017||referred to finance|
senate Bill S921
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S921 (ACTIVE) - Details
S921 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S921 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the eligibility of individuals appointed to JCOPE PURPOSE : This bill expands the length of time of the current temporary ban against certain individuals serving as members of JCOPE and includes any individual elected to office in the temporary ban, not just those elected to statewide office. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one increases from three years to ten years, the prohibition against lobbyists, elected officials and commissioners serving as members of JCOPE. Further, this section expands the elected official prohibition to include any elected officials, as opposed to just covering state-wide elected officials. Additionally, this section increases the prohibition against legislative or state officers or employees from serving, from one year to ten years. Section two provides that this act shall take effect immediately.
S921 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 921 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. CROCI, AKSHAR, ORTT, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the eligibility of individuals appointed to JCOPE THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 94 of the executive law, as amended by section 6 of part A of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 2. The members of the commission shall be appointed as follows: three members shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, three members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly, and six members shall be appointed by the governor and the lieutenant gover- nor. In the event that a vacancy arises with respect to a member of the commission first appointed pursuant to the chapter of the laws of two thousand eleven which amended this subdivision by a legislative leader, the legislative leaders of the same political party in the same house shall appoint a member to fill such vacancy irrespective of whether that legislative leader's political party is in the majority or minority. Of the members appointed by the governor and the lieutenant governor, at least three members shall be and shall have been for at least three years enrolled members of the major political party in which the gover- nor is not enrolled. In the event of a vacancy in a position previously appointed by the governor and lieutenant governor, the governor and lieutenant governor shall appoint a member of the same political party as the member that vacated that position. Prior to making their respec- tive appointments, the governor and the lieutenant governor and the legislative leaders shall solicit and receive recommendations for EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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