|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 11, 2021||referred to ethics and internal governance|
senate Bill S5601
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Ethics And Internal Governance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5601 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
- Law Section:
- Public Officers Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §73-c, Pub Off L
S5601 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5601 SPONSOR: BORRELLO TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To prohibit elected officials from publishing a book that contains details about an office they are currently elected to. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: The public officers law in amended by adding a new section 73-c that 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 officer still currently holds the position of such office.
S5601 (ACTIVE) - 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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