senate Bill S7555

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain persons from receiving compensation for legal fees, consulting, or other work performed for an industrial development agency or an economic assistance corporation

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Mar 02, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2020 1st report cal.504
Jan 24, 2020 referred to ethics and internal governance

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Feb 26, 2020 - Ethics and Internal Governance committee Vote

S7555
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Ethics and Internal Governance Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2020

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S7555 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10104
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Pub Off L; amd §2825, Pub Auth L; amd §801, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1543, A3738

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits elected officials and persons in a leadership position of a party committee from receiving compensation for legal fees, consulting, or other work performed for an industrial development agency, an economic assistance corporation or state or local authority.

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7555
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 24, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 public officers law, the public authorities law  and
   the  general municipal law, in relation to prohibiting certain persons
   from receiving compensation for legal fees, consulting, or other  work
   performed for an industrial development agency, an economic assistance
   corporation, or from a state or local authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 18 of section 73 of the public officers law, as
 amended by section 5 of part CC of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2015,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   18.   NO STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL, STATE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE, MEMBER
 OF THE LEGISLATURE, LEGISLATIVE EMPLOYEE OR POLITICAL PARTY CHAIRMAN  AS
 DEFINED IN THIS SECTION AND SECTION SEVENTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE WHO:
 (I)  OWNS  OR  CONTROLS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TEN PER CENTUM OR MORE OF
 STOCK IN A CORPORATION OR LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY;  OR  (II)  OWNS  OR
 CONTROLS  TEN  PER CENTUM OR MORE OF THE CAPITAL, PROFITS, OR BENEFICIAL
 INTEREST IN A PARTNERSHIP OR FIRM, SHALL RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR  LEGAL
 FEES,  CONSULTING,  OR  ANY  OTHER CONTRACTUAL EXPENDITURE FOR SERVICES,
 WHETHER ACTUALLY PERFORMED OR NOT, FROM A STATE OR  LOCAL  AUTHORITY  AS
 DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
   19.  In  addition  to  any penalty contained in any other provision of
 law, any person who knowingly and intentionally violates the  provisions
 of subdivisions two through five, seven, seven-a, eight, twelve or four-
 teen  through [seventeen] EIGHTEEN of this section shall be subject to a
 civil penalty in an amount not to exceed forty thousand dollars and  the
 value  of  any gift, compensation or benefit received in connection with
 such violation. Assessment of a civil penalty hereunder shall be made by
 the state oversight body with jurisdiction over  such  person.  A  state
 oversight  body  acting  pursuant to its jurisdiction, may, in lieu of a
 civil penalty, with respect to a violation of subdivisions  two  through
 five,  seven  or  eight  of  this section, refer a violation of any such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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