senate Bill S940

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Ethics And Internal Governance Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to ethics and internal governance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to ethics and internal governance

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S940 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2437
Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L; add §§14-134, 14-136 & 14-138, amd §§14-102 & 14-130, desig §§14-134, 14-136 & 14-138 to be Art 14 Title I, El L; amd §74, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S744
2011-2012: S3053
2013-2014: S3271
2015-2016: S2505
2017-2018: S5473
2019-2020: S2957, A7732
2023-2024: S2130, A1391

S940 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires additional disclosures from lobbyists including: campaign contributions to elected officials; existing business relationships or associations with public officials; and the names of family members of a public official to whom the lobbyist, or his or her employer, paid compensation of over $500 in the preceding calendar year and the amount of compensation paid; provides for the disposition of campaign funds.

S940 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    940
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  ADDABBO,  HOYLMAN, LIU, SERRANO -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Ethics and Internal Governance
 
 AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
   disclosures  required for lobbyists; and to amend the election law and
   the public officers law, in relation to campaign  funds  for  personal
   use
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "Lobbyist
 Disclosure Campaign Fund Act".
   §  2.  Section  1-c  of the legislative law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision (x) to read as follows:
   (X) THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING,  INCLUD-
 ING  PARENTS,  STEPPARENTS,  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC  PARTNERS,  GRANDPARENTS,
 BROTHERS, SISTERS, UNCLES, AND AUNTS, WHETHER OF THE WHOLE BLOOD OR HALF
 BLOOD OR BY OR THROUGH LEGAL SANCTION.
   § 3.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (b) of section 1-h of the legislative
 law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) to read as
 follows:
   (VI) THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE, IN ANY FORM, TO ANY CAMPAIGN  OR
 POLITICAL  COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE CLIENT BY WHOM OR ON WHOSE
 BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED, BY  THE  LOBBY-
 IST, AND BY ANY EMPLOYEES OF THE LOBBYIST.
   (VII)  THE  AMOUNT  OF  COMPENSATION  PAID AND THE NAMES OF ANY FAMILY
 MEMBERS OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO WHOM A LOBBYIST AND THE CLIENT  BY  WHOM
 OR  ON WHOSE BEHALF THE LOBBYIST IS RETAINED, EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED HAS
 PAID COMPENSATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED  DOLLARS  IN  THE  PRECEDING
 CALENDAR YEAR FOR PERSONAL EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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