Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2023||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Senate Bill S6992
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6992 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6992 (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-S6992 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6992 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: 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 SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill adds a new section to the not-for-profit corporation law prohibiting not-for-profit corporations from aiding or abetting activity in violation of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Section 1 of this bill amends the not-for-profit corporation law by adding a new section 116 regarding support of illegal settlement activ- ity by not-forprofits in New York State. This section provides restrictions regarding aiding and abetting activity that is illegal under any of the international treaties signed at Geneva on August 12, 1949, or any protocols, and provides specific examples of such activity to include:
2023-S6992 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6992 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee 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
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