senate Bill S7580A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the forfeiture by state officers or local officers of STAR exemption eligibility upon conviction of a felony related to public employment

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2018 print number 7580a
Feb 15, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 26, 2018 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S7580 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add §74-b, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2008
2021-2022: S1258

S7580 - Summary

Requires the forfeiture by state officers or local officers of STAR exemption eligibility upon conviction of a felony related to public employment.

S7580 - Sponsor Memo

S7580 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7580

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to requiring  the
  forfeiture  by  state  officers  or  local  officers of STAR exemption
  eligibility upon conviction of a felony related to public employment

  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 "STAR
Corruption Reduction Act for Politicians (SCRAP)".
  § 2. The public officers law is amended by adding a new  section  74-b
to read as follows:
  §  74-B.  FELONY  CONVICTIONS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS. ANY STATE OFFICER OR
LOCAL OFFICER, AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  WHO  IS
CONVICTED  IN  ANY FEDERAL OR STATE COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION OF A
FELONY RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES IN PUBLIC  OFFICE
OR TO ABUSE OF HIS OR HER OFFICE, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENAL-
TY,  BE  SUBJECT TO PERMANENT FORFEITURE OF HIS OR HER ELIGIBILITY FOR A
SCHOOL TAX RELIEF (STAR) EXEMPTION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
TWENTY-FIVE OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW.
  §  3.  This  act  shall  take  effect  immediately  and shall apply to
convictions occurring on or after such effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14489-01-8

Co-Sponsors

S7580A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add §74-b, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2008
2021-2022: S1258

S7580A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the forfeiture by state officers or local officers of STAR exemption eligibility upon conviction of a felony related to public employment.

S7580A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7580A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7580--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, HELMING, KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring the
  forfeiture by state officers  or  local  officers  of  STAR  exemption
  eligibility upon conviction of a felony related to public employment

  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  "STAR
Corruption Reduction Act for Politicians (SCRAP)".
  §  2.  The public officers law is amended by adding a new section 74-b
to read as follows:
  § 74-B. FELONY CONVICTIONS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS. ANY  STATE  OFFICER  OR
LOCAL  OFFICER,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  TWO  OF  THIS CHAPTER, WHO IS
CONVICTED IN ANY FEDERAL OR STATE COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION  OF  A
FELONY  RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES IN PUBLIC OFFICE
OR TO ABUSE OF HIS OR HER OFFICE, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENAL-
TY, BE SUBJECT TO PERMANENT FORFEITURE OF HIS OR HER ELIGIBILITY  FOR  A
SCHOOL  TAX  RELIEF (STAR) EXEMPTION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED
TWENTY-FIVE OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW.
  § 3. This act  shall  take  effect  immediately  and  shall  apply  to
convictions occurring on or after such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14489-02-8

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