|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7258
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7258 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7258 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7258 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill would institute a restriction on the amount of outside earned income legislators and statewide elected officers could receive during their term in office and prohibiting certain activities that can create an appearance of impropriety. The restrictions on outside earned income and prohibited activities similar to the restrictions and prohibitions that apply to members of the United States Congress. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
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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