Assembly Bill A6943

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Not on our dime!: Ending New York funding of Israeli settler violence act" to prohibit not-for-profit corporations from engaging in unauthorized support of Israeli settlement activity

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    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-A6943 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6992
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §116, amd §§102 & 112, N-PC L

2023-A6943 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Not on our dime!: Ending New York funding of Israeli settler violence act" to prohibit not-for-profit corporations from engaging in unauthorized support of Israeli settlement activity; allows for recovery of a civil penalty by the state attorney general; creates a private right of action for violations.

2023-A6943 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6943
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 9, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. MAMDANI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the  not-for-profit  corporation  law,  in  relation  to
   establishing the "Not on our dime!: Ending New York funding of Israeli
   settler  violence  act"  to  prohibit not-for-profit corporations from
   engaging in unauthorized support of Israeli settlement activity
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Not on our dime!:  Ending  New  York  funding  of  Israeli  settler
 violence act".
   §  2.  The  not-for-profit  corporation law is amended by adding a new
 section 116 to read as follows:
 § 116. UNAUTHORIZED SUPPORT OF ISRAELI SETTLEMENT ACTIVITY.
   (A) DEFINITIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE
 CONTRARY,  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (1) "UNAUTHORIZED SUPPORT OF ISRAELI SETTLEMENT ACTIVITY" MEANS AIDING
 AND ABETTING ACTIVITY BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL, OR  CITIZEN  THEREOF,
 THAT IS ILLEGAL UNDER ANY OF THE INTERNATIONAL TREATIES SIGNED AT GENEVA
 ON  THE  TWELFTH  DAY OF AUGUST, NINETEEN FORTY-NINE, AS AMENDED, OR ANY
 PROTOCOL TO SUCH CONVENTION TO WHICH  THE  UNITED  STATES  IS  A  PARTY,
 INCLUDING:
   (I)  THE UNLAWFUL TRANSFER OF ISRAELI CIVILIANS INTO OCCUPIED TERRITO-
 RY;
   (II) ACTS OF VIOLENCE COMMITTED BY ISRAELI CITIZENS AGAINST  PROTECTED
 PERSONS LIVING IN OCCUPIED TERRITORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOMI-
 CIDE,  ASSAULT,  AND  OTHER  ACTS OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE; USE OF FIREARMS,
 EXPLOSIVES, OR OTHER DEADLY FORCE; THE KILLING OR  HARMING  OF  ANIMALS,
 LIVESTOCK,  TREES,  OR  CROPS;  THE DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, OR VANDALISM OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10667-04-3
 A. 6943                             2
              

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