senate Bill S4512A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of the term "lobbyist"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Ethics And Internal Governance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2020 print number 4512a
Jul 01, 2020 amend and recommit to ethics and internal governance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ethics and internal governance
Mar 13, 2019 referred to ethics and internal governance

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S4512 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-c, Leg L

S4512 - 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 - Sponsor Memo

S4512 - 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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S4512A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-c, Leg L

S4512A (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.

S4512A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4512A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4512--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  BIAGGI, GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN, KAPLAN, LIU,
  MAY, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance  in  accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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  (A)  RECEIVED  A
JUDICIAL  OR  ADMINISTRATIVE  ORDER  ON  THE MERITS FOLLOWING A TRIAL OR
HEARING, WHICH IS (I) IN FAVOR OF THE COMPLAINANT,  OR  (II)  DETERMINES
THAT  THE  ACCUSED INDIVIDUAL IS LIABLE, OR (B) ADMITTED LIABILITY 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 FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS FROM  THE  DATE  OF
THE JUDGMENT OR FINDING.
  (IV)  ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS (A) RECEIVED A JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE
ORDER ON THE MERITS FOLLOWING A TRIAL OR HEARING, WHICH IS (I) IN  FAVOR
OF  THE  COMPLAINANT,  OR (II) DETERMINES THAT THE ACCUSED INDIVIDUAL IS
LIABLE, OR (B) ADMITTED LIABILITY IN A CLAIM RELATED TO  SEXUAL  HARASS-
MENT 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 DISCRIMINATION OR 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 JUDGMENT 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.

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