assembly Bill A7512

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the joint commission on public ethics to update complainants on the status of investigations

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May 13, 2021 referred to governmental operations

A7512 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6364
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §94, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8507, S6737

A7512 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the joint commission on public ethics to update complainants on the status of investigations.

A7512 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7512
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 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  requiring  the  joint
   commission  on  public  ethics to update complainants on the status of
   investigations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 9-a and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision
 13 of section 94 of the executive  law,  subdivision  9-a  as  added  by
 section 6 of part A of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011, paragraph (a) of
 subdivision  13 as amended by section 1 and paragraph (b) of subdivision
 13 as amended by section 2 of part J of chapter 286 of the laws of 2016,
 are amended to read as follows:
   9-a. (a) When an individual becomes a commissioner  or  staff  of  the
 commission,  that  individual shall be required to sign a non-disclosure
 statement.
   (b) Except as otherwise required or provided by law, OR WHEN NECESSARY
 TO INFORM THE COMPLAINANT OR TARGET OF THE ALLEGED VIOLATION OF LAW,  IF
 ANY  OF  THE STATUS OF AN INVESTIGATION, testimony received or any other
 information obtained by a commissioner or staff of the commission  shall
 not  be disclosed by any such individual to any person or entity outside
 the commission during the  pendency  of  any  matter.  Any  confidential
 communication  to any person or entity outside the commission related to
 the matters before the commission may occur only as  authorized  by  the
 commission.
   (c) The commission shall establish procedures necessary to prevent the
 unauthorized disclosure of any information received by any member of the
 commission  or  staff of the commission. Any breaches of confidentiality
 shall be investigated by the inspector general  and  appropriate  action
 shall  be  taken.  Any commissioner or person employed by the commission
 who intentionally and without authorization releases confidential infor-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.