File #: Int 0076-2024    Version: * Name: Post-employment activities of former elected officials.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations, State & Federal Legislation
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to post-employment activities of former elected officials
Sponsors: Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Kalman Yeger , Carmen N. De La Rosa, Chi A. Ossé, Robert F. Holden, Shekar Krishnan, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Alexa Avilés, Shahana K. Hanif, Crystal Hudson, Gale A. Brewer
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: This bill would bar former elected officials from lobbying any agency for two years after their termination from city service.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 76, 2. Int. No. 76, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24, 5. Committee Report 4/19/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 4/19/24, 7. Hearing Transcript 4/19/24, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 8, 2024

Int. No. 76


By Council Members Restler, Won, Gutiérrez, Yeger, De La Rosa, Ossé, Holden, Krishnan, Sanchez, Avilés, Hanif, Hudson and Brewer


A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to post-employment activities of former elected officials


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:


Section 1. Subparagraph c of paragraph 2 of subdivision d of Section 2604 of the New York city charter, as amended by a vote of the electors on November 5, 2019, is amended to read as follows:

(c) [The following former public servants] Former elected officials shall not, within a period of two years after termination of their service with the city, appear before any agency [in the branch of city government they served:

(1) any elected official; and

(2) the holder of the position of deputy mayor, director of the office of management and budget, commissioner of citywide administrative services, corporation counsel, commissioner of finance, commissioner of investigation and chair of the city planning commission.

For the purposes of this subparagraph (c), the legislative branch of the city consists of the council and the offices of the council, and the executive branch of the city consists of all other agencies of the city, including the office of the public advocate].

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately following its ratification by the voters of this city in a referendum to be held in the general election next following its enactment.


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