|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to ethics and internal governance|
|Mar 13, 2019||referred to ethics and internal governance|
senate Bill S4512
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
S4512 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4512 (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.
S4512 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4512 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to the definition of the term "lobbyist" PURPOSE: To protect employees in the state legislature from sexual harassment and abuse. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 1-c of the legislative law to provide that any person 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 and 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 officers law in an investigation of sexual harassment allega-
S4512 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4512 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 13, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 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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