Senate Bill S3544

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic financial disclosures of members and candidates of the legislature and requires creation of electronic version of disclosure statement

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Ethics And Internal Governance Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S3544 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Ethics And Internal Governance
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S3544

2023-S3544 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to electronic financial disclosures of members and candidates of the legislature; requires creation of electronic version of disclosure statement.

2023-S3544 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S3544 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3544
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 31, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  electronic
   financial disclosures of members and candidates of the legislature

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of
 section 73-a of the public officers law, as amended by section 7 of part
 QQ of chapter 56 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read as follows:
   Every statewide elected official, state officer or employee, member of
 the  legislature,  legislative  employee  and  political party chair and
 every candidate for statewide elected office or for member of the legis-
 lature shall file an annual statement of financial disclosure containing
 the information and in the form set forth in subdivision three  of  this
 section. EVERY MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE AND CANDIDATE FOR MEMBER OF THE
 LEGISLATURE  MUST  FILE  THEIR  ANNUAL STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE
 ELECTRONICALLY  IN  AN ELECTRONIC, READABLE, SEARCHABLE AND DOWNLOADABLE
 FORMAT. On or before the fifteenth  day  of  May  with  respect  to  the
 preceding  calendar  year:  (1)  every  member of the legislature, every
 candidate for member of the legislature and legislative  employee  shall
 file  such  statement with the legislative ethics commission which shall
 provide such  statement  along  with  any  requests  for  exemptions  or
 deletions  to  the  commission  on ethics and lobbying in government for
 filing and rulings with respect  to  such  requests  for  exemptions  or
 deletions,  on  or  before  the thirtieth day of June; and (2) all other
 individuals required to file such  statement  shall  file  it  with  the
 commission on ethics and lobbying in government, except that:
   §  2.  Subdivision  3  of  section 73-a of the public officers law, as
 amended by section 18 of part QQ of chapter 56  of  the  laws  of  2022,
 subparagraphs  (b),  (b-2), and (c) of paragraph 8 as separately amended
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04016-01-3
              

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