assembly Bill A5458A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits municipal officers or employees from displaying political advertisements on or within public buildings and various other locations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2022 amended on third reading 5458b
Mar 15, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 5458a
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.170
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.188
rules report cal.188
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
Feb 16, 2021 referred to local governments

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A5458 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-x, Gen Muni L; add §147, Pub Bldg L

A5458 - Summary

Prohibits municipal officers or employees from displaying political advertisements on or within public buildings and various other locations.

A5458 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5458
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the public buildings  law,
   in  relation  to  prohibiting  municipal  officers  or  employees from
   displaying political advertisements on or within public buildings

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 99-x to read as follows:
   § 99-X. MUNICIPAL OFFICERS OR  EMPLOYEES  PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING
 POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENTS  ON  PUBLIC  PROPERTY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE" SHALL HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS
 DEFINED  PURSUANT  TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER, EXCEPT THAT
 IT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF ANY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WHICH  IS
 PART OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
   (B)  "POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  POSTER, SIGN, FLAG,
 BANNER, PICTURE, STICKER, PATCH, BUMPER STICKER,  ARTICLE  OF  CLOTHING,
 ACCESSORY  OR  ANY  OTHER  ITEM  MEANT TO ADVERTISE OR PROMOTE A CERTAIN
 INDIVIDUAL FOR POLITICAL OFFICE.
   2. A MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE, WHETHER PAID OR UNPAID,  SHALL  BE
 PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING  OR  CAUSING  TO BE DISPLAYED ANY POLITICAL
 ADVERTISEMENT ON OR WITHIN ANY PUBLIC  BUILDING,  FLAG  POLE,  MONUMENT,
 SIGN OR ANY OTHER PERMANENT STRUCTURE, AS WELL AS ON OR WITHIN ANY MUNI-
 CIPALLY OWNED VEHICLE, VEHICLE OWNED BY A VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY, OR ANY
 EQUIPMENT OWNED BY A MUNICIPALITY OR FIRE DEPARTMENT.
   3.  THIS  SECTION  SHALL NOT APPLY WHEN SUCH A POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT
 APPEARS IN A BOOK, DIGITAL MEDIUM, MUSEUM, OR OTHERWISE SERVES AN EDUCA-
 TIONAL OR HISTORICAL PURPOSE, OR IN INSTANCES WHERE THE CERTAIN INDIVID-
 UAL WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF SUCH POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT IS DECEASED.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09066-05-1

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A5458A - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-x, Gen Muni L; add §147, Pub Bldg L

A5458A - Summary

Prohibits municipal officers or employees from displaying political advertisements on or within public buildings and various other locations.

A5458A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5458--A
                                                         Cal. No. 170
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SOLAGES, GRIFFIN, SILLITTI, TAYLOR, EPSTEIN,
   DICKENS, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, KELLES, ZINERMAN, JACKSON,  LAVINE,  LUNSFORD
   --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Local Governments --
   ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the public buildings law,
   in relation  to  prohibiting  municipal  officers  or  employees  from
   displaying  political advertisements on or within public buildings and
   various other locations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 99-x to read as follows:
   § 99-X. MUNICIPAL OFFICERS OR  EMPLOYEES  PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING
 POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENTS  ON  PUBLIC  PROPERTY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE" SHALL HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS
 DEFINED  PURSUANT  TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER, EXCEPT THAT
 IT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF ANY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WHICH  IS
 PART OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
   (B)  "POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  POSTER, SIGN, FLAG,
 BANNER, PICTURE, STICKER, PATCH, BUMPER STICKER,  ARTICLE  OF  CLOTHING,
 ACCESSORY  OR  ANY  OTHER  ITEM  MEANT TO ADVERTISE OR PROMOTE A CERTAIN
 INDIVIDUAL FOR POLITICAL OFFICE.
   2. A MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE, WHETHER PAID OR UNPAID,  SHALL  BE
 PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING  OR  CAUSING  TO BE DISPLAYED ANY POLITICAL
 ADVERTISEMENT ON OR WITHIN ANY PUBLIC  BUILDING,  FLAG  POLE,  MONUMENT,
 SIGN  OR  ANY  OTHER  PERMANENT  STRUCTURE, ON ANY UNIFORM, ACCESSORY OR
 OTHER GEAR WORN OR USED BY A MUNICIPAL OFFICER AS PART OF THEIR OFFICIAL
 CAPACITY, AS WELL AS ON OR WITHIN ANY MUNICIPALLY OWNED VEHICLE, VEHICLE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09066-10-1

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A5458B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-x, Gen Muni L; add §147, Pub Bldg L

A5458B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits municipal officers or employees from displaying political advertisements on or within public buildings and various other locations.

A5458B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5458--B
                                                         Cal. No. 170
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SOLAGES, GRIFFIN, SILLITTI, TAYLOR, EPSTEIN,
   DICKENS, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, KELLES, ZINERMAN, JACKSON,  LAVINE,  LUNSFORD
   --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Local Governments --
   ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its  place  on  the  order  of third reading -- again amended on third
   reading, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third
   reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the public buildings law,
   in relation  to  prohibiting  municipal  officers  or  employees  from
   displaying  political advertisements on or within public buildings and
   various other locations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 99-z to read as follows:
   § 99-Z. MUNICIPAL OFFICERS OR  EMPLOYEES  PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING
 POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENTS  ON  PUBLIC  PROPERTY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE" SHALL HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS
 DEFINED  PURSUANT  TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER, EXCEPT THAT
 IT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF ANY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WHICH  IS
 PART OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
   (B)  "POLITICAL  ADVERTISEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  POSTER, SIGN, FLAG,
 BANNER, PICTURE, STICKER, PATCH, BUMPER STICKER,  ARTICLE  OF  CLOTHING,
 ACCESSORY  OR  ANY  OTHER  ITEM  MEANT TO ADVERTISE OR PROMOTE A CERTAIN
 INDIVIDUAL FOR POLITICAL OFFICE.
   2. A MUNICIPAL OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE, WHETHER PAID OR UNPAID,  SHALL  BE
 PROHIBITED  FROM  DISPLAYING  OR  CAUSING  TO BE DISPLAYED ANY POLITICAL
 ADVERTISEMENT ON OR WITHIN ANY PUBLIC  BUILDING,  FLAG  POLE,  MONUMENT,
 SIGN  OR  ANY  OTHER  PERMANENT  STRUCTURE, ON ANY UNIFORM, ACCESSORY OR
 OTHER GEAR WORN OR USED BY A MUNICIPAL OFFICER AS PART OF THEIR OFFICIAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.