senate Bill S7264

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits a person currently employed by the governor in the executive chamber or employed as a lobbyist from being appointed to a position that requires approval of the senate

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jun 28, 2021 referred to rules

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S7264 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8175
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L; amd §2825, Pub Auth L; amd §856, Gen Muni L; amd §4, UDC Act

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a person currently employed by the governor in the executive chamber or employed as a lobbyist from being appointed to a position that requires approval of the senate.

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7264
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, the public authorities law, the
   general municipal law and the New York state urban development  corpo-
   ration act, in relation to prohibiting a person employed by the gover-
   nor  in  the  executive  chamber  or employed as a lobbyist from being
   appointed to a position that requires approval of the senate
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 1-b to read as follows:
   1-B.  NO  PERSON  WHO IS SERVING AS A STATE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE IN THE
 EXECUTIVE CHAMBER OF THE GOVERNOR, OR PERSON WHO IS  A  LOBBYIST  REGIS-
 TERED  UNDER  A  STATE  OR LOCAL LAW, OR PERSON REGISTERED AS A LOBBYIST
 PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE-A OF THE LEGISLATIVE LAW, SHALL WITHIN THE PERI-
 OD OF SUCH SERVICE OR EMPLOYMENT BE APPOINTED BY  THE  GOVERNOR  TO  ANY
 BOARD,  AGENCY  OR  CAPACITY  THAT  WOULD  REQUIRE SUCH NOMINATION TO BE
 APPROVED BY THE SENATE.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 and the  opening  paragraph  of  subdivision  2  of
 section  2825 of the public authorities law, subdivision 1 as amended by
 chapter 766 of the laws of 2005 and the opening paragraph of subdivision
 2 as amended by chapter 174 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read  as
 follows:
   1.  No  public officer or employee shall be ineligible for appointment
 as a trustee or member of the governing body of a state or local author-
 ity, as defined in section two of this chapter, and any  public  officer
 or  employee  may  accept  such appointment and serve as such trustee or
 member without forfeiture of any other  public  office  or  position  of
 public  employment  by  reason thereof, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A PUBLIC
 OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE SERVING IN THE EXECUTIVE  CHAMBER  OF  THE  GOVERNOR
 SHALL BE INELIGIBLE FOR ANY SUCH APPOINTMENT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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