senate Bill S5601A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits statewide elected officers and certain appointed officers from receiving compensation for any book or other published work written during the course of their term of service

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


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2021 print number 5601a
May 17, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to ethics and internal governance
Mar 11, 2021 referred to ethics and internal governance

Co-Sponsors

S5601 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7107
Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §74, Pub Off L

S5601 - Summary

Prohibits statewide elected officers and certain appointed officers from receiving compensation for any book or other published work written during the course of their term of service.

S5601 - Sponsor Memo

S5601 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5601
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BORRELLO -- 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 public officers  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
   elected officers from publishing books about his or her time in office
   while still holding the position of such office

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new  section
 73-c to read as follows:
   §  73-C.  BOOK  PUBLISHING  BY  STATE  AND LOCAL OFFICERS; PROHIBITED.
 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  ALL  STATE
 OFFICERS  AND  LOCAL OFFICERS SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM PUBLISHING A BOOK
 THAT CONTAINS DETAILS ABOUT SUCH OFFICER'S TIME IN OFFICE, IF SUCH OFFI-
 CER STILL CURRENTLY HOLDS THE POSITION OF SUCH OFFICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10320-01-1


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S5601A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7107
Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §74, Pub Off L

S5601A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits statewide elected officers and certain appointed officers from receiving compensation for any book or other published work written during the course of their term of service.

S5601A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5601A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5601--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BORRELLO, OBERACKER, O'MARA, ORTT -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Ethics  and Internal Governance -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
   statewide elected officers and certain appointed officers from receiv-
   ing  compensation  for any book or other published work written during
   the course of their term of service
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 74 of the public officers law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph j to read as follows:
   J. NO OFFICER ELECTED TO A STATEWIDE OFFICE WITHIN THE  STATE  OR  WHO
 HOLDS  AN  OFFICE  FILLED  BY  DIRECT  APPOINTMENT BY THE GOVERNOR, THAT
 RECEIVES A STATE SALARY, AND REQUIRES SENATE CONFIRMATION  MAY  SELL  OR
 RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR ANY BOOK OR OTHER PUBLISHED WORK WRITTEN DURING
 THEIR TERM OF SERVICE IN SUCH POSITION. THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT PROHIB-
 IT  SUCH A PERSON FROM SELLING OR RECEIVING COMPENSATION FOR ANY BOOK OR
 OTHER SUCH PUBLISHED WORK WRITTEN EITHER BEFORE OR AFTER  SUCH  TERM  OF
 SERVICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10320-02-1


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