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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 16, 2019||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S1839
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S1839 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1839 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1839 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, the public officers law and the tax law, in relation to eligibility to assume office for persons owing past- due tax liabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill establishes that no statewide elected official in New York State (Governor, Lt. Governor, Comptroller, Attorney General, State Assembly Member or State Senator) shall be sworn into elected office until past-due tax liabilities are satisfied, settled or made subject to a payment plan established by the Department of Taxation and Finance and in which such person is in good standing. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends the Legislative Law by adding a new section 3-a which calls upon
S1839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1839 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. TEDISCO -- 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 legislative law, the public officers law and the tax law, in relation to eligibility to assume office for persons owing past-due tax liabilities 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 a new section 3-a to read as follows: § 3-A. PAST-DUE TAX LIABILITIES OF MEMBERS-ELECT. 1. THE LEGISLATURE SHALL REQUIRE A TAX CLEARANCE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE-W OF THE TAX LAW, FOR EACH MEMBER-ELECT OF THE LEGISLATURE. NO PERSON ELECTED TO THE LEGISLATURE HAVING PAST-DUE TAX LIABILITIES, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE-W OF THE TAX LAW, OR OTHERWISE DENIED A TAX CLEARANCE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE PURSU- ANT TO SUCH SECTION, SHALL BE SWORN INTO OR ASSUME OFFICE UNLESS AND UNTIL SUCH PAST-DUE TAX LIABILITIES ARE SATISFIED, SETTLED, OR MADE SUBJECT TO A PAYMENT PLAN ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS IN GOOD STANDING. 2. IF, AFTER SIX MONTHS SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH SUCH MEMBER-E- LECT WOULD HAVE BEEN SWORN INTO OFFICE BUT FOR THEIR OWING PAST-DUE TAX LIABILITIES, SUCH PAST-DUE TAX LIABILITIES HAVE NOT BEEN SATISFIED, SETTLED, OR MADE SUBJECT TO A PAYMENT PLAN ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS IN GOOD STANDING, THEN A SPECIAL ELECTION SHALL BE HELD TO FILL SUCH OFFICE. § 2. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-b to read as follows: 1-B. (I) ANY PERSON ELECTED TO THE OFFICE OF A STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFI- CIAL, WHICH FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION SHALL MEAN THE GOVERNOR, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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