senate Bill S7258

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits members of the legislature and statewide elected officials from receiving certain income

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jun 21, 2021 referred to rules

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S7258 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8232
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §5-b, amd §80, Leg L; amd §74, Pub Off L; amd §94, Exec L

S7258 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits members of the legislature and statewide elected officials from receiving certain income.

S7258 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7258 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7258
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the legislative law, the public  officers  law  and  the
   executive  law,  in relation to prohibiting members of the legislature
   and statewide elected officials from receiving certain income

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 5-b
 to read as follows:
   § 5-B. PROHIBITION ON OUTSIDE EARNED INCOME FOR MEMBERS. 1.   STARTING
 IN  CALENDAR YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE, A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE
 MAY NOT HAVE OUTSIDE EARNED  INCOME  ATTRIBUTABLE  TO  SUCH  YEAR  WHICH
 EXCEEDS  FIFTEEN  PERCENT  OF  THE GROSS ANNUAL SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE
 LEGISLATURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
   2. A. FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "OUTSIDE  EARNED
 INCOME"  INCLUDES,  BUT  IS  NOT  LIMITED TO, WAGES, SALARIES, FEES, AND
 OTHER FORMS OF COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES ACTUALLY RENDERED.
   B. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OUTSIDE EARNED  INCOME"
 DOES NOT INCLUDE:
   (1) SALARY, BENEFITS, AND ALLOWANCES PAID BY NEW YORK STATE;
   (2)  INCOME  ATTRIBUTABLE  TO  SERVICE  WITH  THE MILITARY RESERVES OR
 NATIONAL GUARD;
   (3) INCOME FROM PENSIONS AND OTHER CONTINUING BENEFITS ATTRIBUTABLE TO
 PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT OR SERVICES;
   (4) INCOME FROM INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE
 NOT A MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;
   (5) INCOME FROM A TRADE OR BUSINESS IN WHICH THE MEMBER OR THEIR FAMI-
 LY HOLDS A CONTROLLING INTEREST, WHERE THE MEMBER'S SERVICES ARE  NOT  A
 MATERIAL FACTOR IN THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME;
   (6)  COPYRIGHT  ROYALTIES, FEES, AND THEIR FUNCTIONAL EQUIVALENT, FROM
 THE USE OR SALE OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT AND SIMILAR FORMS  OF  INTELLECTUAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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