assembly Bill A6611

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the joint commission on public ethics

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Mar 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A6611 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5254
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §94, Exec L

A6611 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes certain requirements regarding investigations of JCOPE.

A6611 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6611
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to 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 13, the opening  paragraph  of
 subdivision  14-a  and  subdivision  14-b of section 94 of the executive
 law, paragraph (a) of subdivision 13 as amended by section 1 of  part  J
 of chapter 286 of the laws of 2016, the opening paragraph of subdivision
 14-a and subdivision 14-b as added by section 6 of part A of chapter 399
 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
   (a)  Investigations.  If  the  commission  receives  a sworn complaint
 alleging a  violation  of  section  seventy-three,  seventy-three-a,  or
 seventy-four  of  the  public officers law, section one hundred seven of
 the civil service law or article one-A  of  the  legislative  law  by  a
 person or entity subject to the jurisdiction of the commission including
 members  of the legislature and legislative employees and candidates for
 member of the legislature, or if a  reporting  individual  has  filed  a
 statement  which reveals a possible violation of these provisions, or if
 the commission determines on its own initiative to investigate a  possi-
 ble  violation,  the  commission shall notify the individual in writing,
 describe the possible or alleged  violation  of  such  laws,  provide  a
 description  of  the allegations against him or her and the evidence, if
 any, supporting  such  allegations,  provided  however  that  the  joint
 commission  shall  redact any information that might, in the judgment of
 the commission, be prejudicial to either the complainant or the investi-
 gation; the letter also shall set forth the sections of law  alleged  to
 have  been  violated and provide the person with a fifteen day period in
 which to submit a written response, including any evidence,  statements,
 and proposed witnesses, setting forth information relating to the activ-
 ities  cited  as  a possible or alleged violation of law. The commission
 shall, within sixty calendar days after a complaint  or  a  referral  is
 received or an investigation is initiated on the commission's own initi-