senate Bill S7613

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits public officers from using their authority to compel subordinates to use their official time to perform activities intended to benefit a private business

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1833
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to ethics and internal governance
Dec 17, 2021 referred to rules

S7613 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10075
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §74, Pub Off L

S7613 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits public officers from using their authority to compel or coerce subordinates to use their official time to perform activities intended to benefit a private business or for other compensated non-governmental purposes.

S7613 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7613 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7613
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  prohibiting
   public  officers from using their authority to compel a subordinate to
   use their official time to perform activities intended  to  benefit  a
   private business or for other compensated non-governmental purposes
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section 74  of  the  public
 officers  law,  as  amended by section 7 of part K of chapter 286 of the
 laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
   d. No officer or employee of a state agency, member of the legislature
 or legislative employee should use or attempt to use his or her official
 position to secure unwarranted privileges or exemptions for  himself  or
 herself or others, including but not limited to, the misappropriation to
 himself,  herself  or  to  others  of  the  property,  services or other
 resources of the state for private business or other compensated non-go-
 vernmental purposes  AND ALSO INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE USE  OF
 AUTHORITY  OR OFFICIAL INFLUENCE TO COMPEL OR COERCE SUBORDINATES TO USE
 RESOURCES OF THE STATE UNRELATED TO THE DISCHARGE OF  THE  SUBORDINATES'
 DUTIES  AND INTENDING TO BENEFIT A PRIVATE BUSINESS OR FOR OTHER COMPEN-
 SATED NON-GOVERNMENTAL PURPOSES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13853-04-1


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