senate Bill S7239

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure related to appointments by the governor and senate

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 referred to rules

S7239 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7-a, Pub Off L

S7239 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that by September 30, 2021 the governor, temporary president of the senate and senate minority leader jointly develop a questionnaire to be filled out and completed by any applicant for appointment to an office by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate; makes related provisions.

S7239 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7239 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7239
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  disclosure
   related to appointments by the governor and senate
 
   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
 7-a to read as follows:
   §  7-A. DISCLOSURE RELATED TO APPOINTMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR AND SENATE.
 1. THE GOVERNOR, TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, AND SENATE  MINORITY
 LEADER  SHALL  JOINTLY  DEVELOP  A  QUESTIONNAIRE  TO  BE FILLED OUT AND
 COMPLETED BY ANY APPLICANT FOR APPOINTMENT TO AN OFFICE BY THE  GOVERNOR
 BY  AND  WITH  THE  ADVICE  AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE. THE QUESTIONNAIRE
 SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE,  AND
 MAY  BE  AMENDED THEREAFTER JOINTLY BY THE GOVERNOR, TEMPORARY PRESIDENT
 OF THE SENATE, AND SENATE MINORITY LEADER. AFTER  THE  QUESTIONNAIRE  IS
 DEVELOPED,  THE  QUESTIONNAIRE  SHALL  BE  PUBLICLY POSTED ON THE PUBLIC
 FACING WEBSITE OF THE GOVERNOR AND SENATE.
   2. THE QUESTIONNAIRE JOINTLY  DEVELOPED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR,  TEMPORARY
 PRESIDENT  OF  THE SENATE, AND SENATE MINORITY LEADER SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
 NOT BE LIMITED TO, QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATTERS:
   (A) NAME, ADDRESS, SOCIAL  SECURITY  NUMBER,  HOME  TELEPHONE  NUMBER,
 BUSINESS TELEPHONE NUMBER, CELLULAR NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS;
   (B) BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION INCLUDING: DATE OF BIRTH, PLACE OF BIRTH,
 WHETHER NAME HAS CHANGED SINCE BIRTH, CITIZENSHIP STATUS;
   (C)  MARITAL  STATUS  INCLUDING:  INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CURRENT OR
 FORMER SPOUSE; STATUS OF ANY CHILD SUPPORT OR MAINTENANCE OBLIGATIONS;
   (D) PRIOR RESIDENCES FOR THE PRIOR FIVE YEARS;
   (E) INFORMATION ABOUT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY FOR AT LEAST  THE  PRIOR  TEN
 YEARS, INCLUDING INFORMATION ABOUT ANY INVOLUNTARY TERMINATIONS;
   (F) INFORMATION ABOUT EDUCATIONAL HISTORY;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.