|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 12, 2019||referred to governmental operations|
assembly Bill A7217
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A7217 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Legislative Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1-c, Leg L
A7217 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the definition of the term "lobbyist"; provides that no individual may lobby for compensation if they have been convicted of or plead guilty to a sex offense; provides that no individual may lobby for compensation for a period of five years if they have been found guilty in a claim related to sexual harassment.
A7217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7217 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y April 12, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to the definition of the term "lobbyist" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding two new paragraphs (iii) and (iv) to read as follows: (III) ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO STANDS CONVICTED OF, OR HAS PLEAD GUILTY TO, A SEX OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW MAY NOT BE RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED BY ANY CLIENT TO ENGAGE IN LOBBYING FOR COMPENSATION. (IV) ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY IN A CLAIM RELATED TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, OR FOUND TO HAVE VIOLATED SECTION SEVENTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC OFFI- CERS LAW IN AN INVESTIGATION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS, MAY NOT BE RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED BY ANY CLIENT TO ENGAGE IN LOBBYING FOR COMPENSATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE JUDG- MENT OR FINDING. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09664-01-9
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