assembly Bill A5431B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the joint commission on public integrity to provide a training course concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists and requiring lobbyists to complete the course annually

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2022 print number 5431b
Mar 03, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
May 04, 2021 print number 5431a
May 04, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 16, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A5431 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1059
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-d, rel §§1-u & 1-v to be §§1-x & 1-y, add §1-u, Leg L

A5431 - Summary

Authorizes the joint commission on public ethics to provide a training course concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists; requires lobbyists to complete the course annually.

A5431 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5431
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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  authorizing  the
   joint  commission  on  public  integrity  to provide a training course
   concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists and requiring
   lobbyists to complete the course annually
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 1-d of the legislative law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
   (I) PROVIDE AN ONLINE ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR INDI-
 VIDUALS REGISTERED AS LOBBYISTS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE-E OF THIS  ARTI-
 CLE.  THE CURRICULUM FOR THE COURSE SHALL BE BASED UPON THE MODEL SEXUAL
 HARASSMENT PREVENTION GUIDANCE DOCUMENT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION
 POLICY  PROMULGATED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO
 HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 EXPLANATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF WHAT CONSTITUTES SEXUAL HARASSMENT,  THE
 STATUTES  AND  REGULATIONS  OF  NEW  YORK  CONCERNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT,
 SUMMARIES OF ADVISORY OPINIONS, UNDERLYING PURPOSES  AND  PRINCIPLES  OF
 THE  RELEVANT  LAWS, AND EXAMPLES OF PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THESE LAWS
 AND PRINCIPLES. THE COMMISSION SHALL PREPARE THOSE METHODS AND MATERIALS
 NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE CURRICULUM.  THE COMMISSION SHALL PREPARE AND
 DELIVER TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE  AND  THE
 SPEAKER  OF  THE ASSEMBLY AN ANNUAL REPORT ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-
 FIRST OF EACH YEAR WHICH IDENTIFIES THE NUMBER OF LOBBYISTS WHO,  AS  OF
 SEPTEMBER  THIRTIETH  OF THAT YEAR, HAVE FAILED TO COMPLETE THE TRAINING
 COURSE AND ARE PROHIBITED FROM APPEARING BEFORE  THE  LEGISLATURE  UNTIL
 THE DEFECT IS CURED.
   §  2.  Sections  1-u  and  1-v  of the legislative law, section 1-v as
 relettered by chapter 1 of the laws of 2005, are renumbered sections 1-x
 and 1-y and a new section 1-u is added to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A5431A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1059
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-d, rel §§1-u & 1-v to be §§1-x & 1-y, add §1-u, Leg L

A5431A - Summary

Authorizes the joint commission on public ethics to provide a training course concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists; requires lobbyists to complete the course annually.

A5431A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5431--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. CRUZ, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, SEAWRIGHT, GALLAGHER,
   PAULIN, EPSTEIN,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  JACKSON,  SIMON,  MAMDANI,  KELLES,
   FORREST  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Governmental
   Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the legislative law,  in  relation  to  authorizing  the
   joint  commission  on  public  integrity  to provide a training course
   concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists and requiring
   lobbyists to complete the course annually
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 1-d of the legislative law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
   (I) PROVIDE AN ONLINE ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR INDI-
 VIDUALS REGISTERED AS LOBBYISTS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE-E OF THIS  ARTI-
 CLE.  THE CURRICULUM FOR THE COURSE SHALL BE BASED UPON THE MODEL SEXUAL
 HARASSMENT PREVENTION GUIDANCE DOCUMENT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION
 POLICY  PROMULGATED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO
 HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 EXPLANATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF WHAT CONSTITUTES SEXUAL HARASSMENT,  THE
 STATUTES  AND  REGULATIONS  OF  NEW  YORK  CONCERNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT,
 SUMMARIES OF ADVISORY OPINIONS, UNDERLYING PURPOSES  AND  PRINCIPLES  OF
 THE  RELEVANT  LAWS, AND EXAMPLES OF PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THESE LAWS
 AND PRINCIPLES.  THE CURRICULUM SHALL INCLUDE SPECIFIC MATERIAL RELATING
 TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT ISSUES IN THE LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY  INDUSTRY.  THE
 COMMISSION SHALL PREPARE THOSE METHODS AND MATERIALS NECESSARY TO IMPLE-
 MENT  THE  CURRICULUM.   THE COMMISSION SHALL PREPARE AND PUBLISH ON ITS
 WEBSITE A LIST OF THE NAMES OF LOBBYISTS WHO HAVE FAILED TO COMPLETE THE
 TRAINING COURSE BY THE REQUIRED DATE AND ARE PROHIBITED FROM ENGAGING IN
 LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, PROVIDED THE COMMISSION SHALL UPDATE THE  LIST  AND
 REMOVE THE NAME OF ANY LOBBYIST THAT COMPLETES THE TRAINING COURSE WITH-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A5431B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1059
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-d, rel §§1-u & 1-v to be §§1-x & 1-y, add §1-u, Leg L

A5431B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the joint commission on public ethics to provide a training course concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists; requires lobbyists to complete the course annually.

A5431B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5431--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. CRUZ, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, SEAWRIGHT, GALLAGHER,
   PAULIN, EPSTEIN,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  JACKSON,  SIMON,  MAMDANI,  KELLES,
   FORREST,  DINOWITZ, OTIS -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
   to  the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assem-
   bly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative law, in relation to authorizing the
   joint commission on public integrity  to  provide  a  training  course
   concerning anti-sexual harassment training for lobbyists and requiring
   lobbyists to complete the course annually
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1-d of the legislative law is amended by  adding  a
 new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
   (I) PROVIDE AN ONLINE ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR INDI-
 VIDUALS  FILING  STATEMENTS  OF  REGISTRATION  AS  LOBBYISTS PURSUANT TO
 SECTION ONE-E OF THIS ARTICLE, INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS FILING  AN  INITIAL
 REGISTRATION  STATEMENT  AND  INDIVIDUALS  FILING A RENEWAL REGISTRATION
 STATEMENT.  THE CURRICULUM FOR THE COURSE SHALL BE BASED UPON THE  MODEL
 SEXUAL  HARASSMENT  PREVENTION  GUIDANCE  DOCUMENT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT
 PREVENTION POLICY PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR  PURSUANT  TO
 SECTION TWO HUNDRED ONE-G OF THE LABOR LAW AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
 LIMITED  TO,  EXPLANATIONS  AND  DISCUSSIONS  OF WHAT CONSTITUTES SEXUAL
 HARASSMENT, THE STATUTES AND REGULATIONS OF NEW YORK  CONCERNING  SEXUAL
 HARASSMENT,  SUMMARIES  OF  ADVISORY  OPINIONS,  UNDERLYING PURPOSES AND
 PRINCIPLES OF THE RELEVANT LAWS, AND EXAMPLES OF  PRACTICAL  APPLICATION
 OF  THESE  LAWS  AND PRINCIPLES.   THE CURRICULUM SHALL INCLUDE SPECIFIC
 MATERIAL RELATING TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT ISSUES IN THE LOBBYING AND  ADVO-
 CACY  INDUSTRY. THE COMMISSION SHALL PREPARE THOSE METHODS AND MATERIALS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05942-11-2