senate Bill S2957

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists

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S2957 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7732
Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-134, 14-136, & 14-138, amd §§14-102 & 14-130, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S744
2011-2012: S3053
2013-2014: S3271
2015-2016: S2505
2017-2018: S5473
2021-2022: S940, A2437
2023-2024: S2130, A1391

S2957 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid; provides for the disposition of campaign funds.

S2957 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2957 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2957

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  ADDABBO,  HOYLMAN, LIU, SERRANO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance

AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
  disclosures  required for lobbyists; and to amend the election law and
  the public officers law, in relation to campaign  funds  for  personal
  use

  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  "Lobbyist
Disclosure Campaign Fund Act".
  §  2.  Section  1-c  of the legislative law is amended by adding a new
subdivision (x) to read as follows:
  (X) THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING,  INCLUD-
ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
  § 3.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
follows:
  (VI) THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN  OR
POLITICAL  COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON WHOSE
BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY  THE  LOBBY-
IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
  (VII)  THE  AMOUNT  OF  COMPENSATION  PAID AND THE NAMES OF ANY FAMILY
MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT  BY  WHOM
OR  ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED HAS
PAID COMPENSATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED  DOLLARS  IN  THE  PRECEDING
CALENDAR YEAR FOR PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
  §  4. Subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:

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

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