|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2021||committed to rules|
|May 24, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|May 18, 2021||1st report cal.1149|
|Apr 27, 2021||referred to ethics and internal governance|
senate Bill S6398
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6398 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6398 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6398 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: sk 1 An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to relieving reporting requirements on small nonprofits PURPOSE: To raise the lobbying requirement threshold to make it easier for non- profit organizations to participate in advocacy work. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision le(a)(4) of the New York State Legisla- tive Law to increase the expenditure amount from five thousand dollars to ten thousand dollars commencing in the year 2021. Section two amends subdivision 1-e(e)(1)(iii-iv) of the New York State Legislative Law to provide new requirements for registration and filing after calendar year 2021.
S6398 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6398 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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 legislative law, in relation to relieving reporting requirements on small nonprofits THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (a) of section 1-e of the legis- lative law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (4) Such biennial filings shall be completed on or before January first of the first year of a biennial cycle commencing in calendar year two thousand five and thereafter, by those persons who have been retained, employed or designated as lobbyist on or before December fifteenth of the previous calendar year and who reasonably anticipate that in the coming year they will expend, incur or receive combined reportable compensation and expenses in an amount in excess of two thou- sand dollars in years prior to calendar year two thousand six [and], five thousand dollars [commencing in] IN YEARS BETWEEN two thousand six AND TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS COMMENCING IN TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO; for those lobbyists retained, employed or desig- nated after the previous December fifteenth, and for those lobbyists who subsequent to their retainer, employment or designation reasonably anticipate combined reportable compensation and expenses in excess of such amount, such filing must be completed within fifteen days thereaft- er, but in no event later than ten days after the actual incurring or receiving of such reportable compensation and expenses. § 2. Paragraphs (iii) and (iv) of subdivision (e) of section 1-e of the legislative law, as amended by section 1 of part S of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows: (iii) The first statement of registration filed biennially by each lobbyist for the first biennial registration requirements for calendar years BETWEEN two thousand five and two thousand [six and thereafter] TWENTY-ONE, shall be accompanied by a registration fee of two hundred
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