|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2019||referred to ethics and internal governance|
senate Bill S5893
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Ethics And Internal Governance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5893 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
- Law Section:
- Legislative Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§1-c & 1-m, Leg L; amd §§14-100, 14-102 & 14-104, El L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5009, A7657
2015-2016: S4690, A6585
2017-2018: S1449, A6006
S5893 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits certain lobbyists from engaging in political consulting for state public officials or candidates for state office, and prohibits political consultants or anyone they are affiliated with from lobbying state officers; requires election financial disclosure statements to include a listing of all political consulting services provided to a campaign.
S5893 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5893 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting lobbyists from engaging in political consulting of candi- dates for and holders of state office and prohibiting certain political consultants from engaging in compensated lobbying and lobbying activ- ities; and to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the reporting of the provision of political consulting services PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to reform the State's ethics laws to prohibit certain lobbyists and political consultants from being affil- iated with each other, or engaging in the other's profession. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 1-c of the Legislative Law is amended by adding a new subdivision (x) to read as follows: (x) Defines "political consulting" for the purpose of this section.
S5893 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5893 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Ethics and Internal Gover- nance AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to prohibiting lobby- ists from engaging in political consulting of candidates for and hold- ers of state office and prohibiting certain political consultants from engaging in compensated lobbying and lobbying activities; and to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the reporting of the provision of political consulting services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding a new subdivision (x) to read as follows: (X) THE TERM "POLITICAL CONSULTING" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE THE PROVISION, FOR COMPENSATION, TO ANY STATE PUBLIC OFFICIAL, CANDIDATE OR PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE FOR AN ELECTED STATE OFFICE OF ADVICE, SERVICES OR ASSISTANCE IN SECURING SUCH PUBLIC OFFICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT, FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS OR MEDIA SERVICES, BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BONA FIDE LEGAL WORK DIRECTLY RELATED TO LITIGATION OR LEGAL ADVICE WITH REGARD TO SECURING A PLACE ON THE BALLOT, THE PETITIONING PROCESS, THE CONDUCT OF AN ELECTION OR WHICH INVOLVES THE ELECTION LAW. § 2. Section 1-m of the legislative law, as added by chapter 14 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: § 1-m. Prohibition of gifts AND POLITICAL CONSULTING. (A) No individ- ual or entity required to be listed on a statement of registration pursuant to this article shall offer or give a gift to any public offi- cial as defined within this article, unless under the circumstances it is not reasonable to infer that the gift was intended to influence such public official. No individual or entity required to be listed on a statement of registration pursuant to this article shall offer or give a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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