Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to governmental operations
|Jun 16, 2021||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A8140
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A8140 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §94, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
2021-A8140 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Modifies the composition of the voting majority upon the appointment and removal of the executive director of the joint commission on public ethics; provides for the appointment and removal of the executive director by a vote of a majority of the commission, regardless of political appointment.
2021-A8140 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8140 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y June 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to modifying the composi- tion of the voting majority upon the appointment and removal of the executive director of the joint commission on public ethics THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 9 of section 94 of the execu- tive law, as amended by section 6 of part A of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (a) Appoint an executive director who shall act in accordance with the policies of the commission. The appointment and removal of the executive director shall be made solely by a vote of a majority of the commis- sion[, which majority shall include at least one member appointed by the governor from each of the two major political parties, and one member appointed by a legislative leader from each of the two major political parties]. The commission may delegate authority to the executive direc- tor to act in the name of the commission between meetings of the commis- sion provided such delegation is in writing, the specific powers to be delegated are enumerated, and the commission shall not delegate any decisions specified in this section that require a vote of the commis- sion. The executive director shall be appointed without regard to poli- tical affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties assigned by this article, and shall be a qualified, independent professional. The commission may remove the executive director for neglect of duty, misconduct in office, violation of the confidentiality restrictions in subdivision nine-a of this section, or inability or failure to discharge the powers or duties of office, including the fail- ure to follow the lawful instructions of the commission; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10910-01-1
Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.
Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.
Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.