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Meeting Name: Committee on Governmental Operations, State & Federal Legislation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/19/2024 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2024-1728 *   Oversight - New York City Lobbying Laws and Reform.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0076-2024 *Lincoln Restler  Post-employment activities of former elected officials.IntroductionThis bill would bar former elected officials from lobbying any agency for two years after their termination from city service.   Not available Not available
Int 0077-2024 *Lincoln Restler  Post-employment activities of certain former public servants.IntroductionThis bill would reform the current system under which former city employees and public servants are allowed to lobby city government after they have left city service. Under this bill, former agency heads and high-level employees of the Mayor’s Office, the City Council, or the Law Department would be barred from lobbying any city agency for two years. High-level staffers at other agencies, boards, and commissions, as well as paid board members, would be prohibited from lobbying any city agency up to one year after they leave city service, and would be prohibited from lobbying their former agency for one additional year. This bill would make technical edits to the existing prohibitions barring elected officials from lobbying an agency within the branch of city government they served for two years, however, the substance of this portion of the law would not be changed as part of this legislation.   Not available Not available
Int 0742-2024 *Gale A. Brewer  Lobbying prohibitions in connection with campaign-related fundraising or political consulting.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit a person or organization who has engaged in fundraising or political consulting for certain candidates for nomination for election, or election, from lobbying the candidate who is elected within 2 years after the occurrence of the fundraising or political consulting. The certain candidates are those running for the office of Mayor, Public Advocate, City Comptroller, Borough President, or Council Member and City public servants running for any elected office. This lobbying prohibition would apply for 1 year after the certification of election results for the candidate. The Campaign Finance Board would be required to develop notices to disseminate through print and electronic media that notify campaign-related fundraisers and political consultants of this lobbying prohibition. Any person that knowingly and willing violates the prohibition would be subject to civil penalties, and second and subsequent violations would constitute a class A misdemeanor.   Not available Not available