|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 28, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7264
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7264 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7264 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: 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 governor in the executive chamber or employed as a lobbyist from being appointed to a position that requires approval of the senate PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would reduce the appearance of Executive influence or outside influence on the State's boards and agencies by preventing anyone currently serving as a state officer, an employee of the Executive Cham- ber, or a registered lobbyist from being appointed to serve in positions subject to Senate confirmation or on boards of industrial development agencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
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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