senate Bill S8421

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands the ethical duties of public officers and employees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1148
Feb 28, 2022 referred to ethics and internal governance

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Ethics and Internal Governance committee Vote

S8421
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Ethics and Internal Governance Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

aye wr (1)

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S8421 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §74, Pub Off L

S8421 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the ethical duties of public officers and employees to include compliance with the state human rights law and any policies or procedures implemented by their employer related thereto.

S8421 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8421 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8421
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Ethics and Internal Gover-
   nance
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation  to  expanding  the
   ethical duties of public officers and employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 74 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A.  OTHER  ETHICAL  DUTIES.  IT  SHALL  BE THE ETHICAL DUTY OF EVERY
 PERSON SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SECTION  TO  COMPLY  WITH  THE
 PROVISIONS  OF  ARTICLE FIFTEEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW AND ANY POLICIES OR
 PROCEDURES IMPLEMENTED BY THEIR LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER,  STATE  AGENCY,  OR
 STATE  OFFICE  RELATED THERETO. NO PERSON SHALL COMMIT AN ACT OF HARASS-
 MENT OR DISCRIMINATION WHILE SERVING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY  AND  NO
 SUCH  PERSON  SERVING  IN A SUPERVISORY CAPACITY SHALL KNOW OF AN ACT OF
 DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT WITHOUT TAKING ACTION,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
 LIMITED  TO,  IMPOSING  CONSEQUENCES  ON  THE PERPETRATOR OF SUCH ACT OF
 DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE  LAW,
 RULE, POLICY OR PROCEDURE.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14465-01-2


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