A07173 Summary:

COSPNSRStirpe, Skoufis, Santabarbara, McDonald, Mosley, Kim, Sepulveda, Hennessey, Gjonaj, Fahy, Kearns, Mayer, Otis, Brindisi, Jaffee, Schimel, Simotas, Lavine, Barclay, Duprey, Raia, McKevitt, Montesano, Rozic, Borelli, Stec, McLaughlin, Graf, Walter, Solages, Goodell, Zebrowski, Paulin, Miller, Lupinacci, Braunstein, DiPietro, Palumbo, Pichardo, Johns, Davila, Steck, Roberts, Skartados, Lalor, Tenney, Blankenbush, Katz, Corwin, Curran, Brook-Krasny, Gunther, Ortiz, Weprin, Rodriguez, Finch
MLTSPNSRBarrett, Butler, Camara, Ceretto, Crouch, Cusick, Dinowitz, Fitzpatrick, Friend, Garbarino, Giglio, Goldfeder, Hawley, Kolb, Lopez P, Lupardo, Magee, Malliotakis, McDonough, Moya, Nojay, Oaks, Palmesano, Perry, Quart, Ra, Russell, Ryan, Schimminger, Sweeney, Thiele, Titone, Weisenberg
Amd Art 5 S7, Constn
Provides that any state officer or local officer convicted of a felony involving breach of public trust be subject to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits.
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A07173 Actions:

05/03/2013referred to governmental operations
05/06/2013to attorney-general for opinion
06/03/2013opinion referred to judiciary
01/08/2014referred to governmental operations
01/10/2014to attorney-general for opinion
02/05/2014opinion referred to judiciary
06/09/2014reported referred to codes
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A07173 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                       May 3, 2013
        Introduced by M. of A. BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
        proposing an amendment to section 7 of article 5 of the constitution, in
          relation  to  forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon

          conviction of a felony related to public employment
     1    Section 1. RESOLVED (if the Senate concur), That section 7 of  article
     2  5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
     3    §  7.  After  July  first,  nineteen  hundred forty, membership in any
     4  pension or retirement system of the state or of a civil division thereof
     5  shall be a contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not  be
     6  diminished  or  impaired.    Any state officer or local officer, as such
     7  terms are defined in section two of the   public officers  law,  who  is
     8  convicted  of a felony involving breach of public trust shall be subject
     9  to forfeiture of rights or privileges under a public  retirement  system
    10  or pension plan in such manner as may be provided by law.
    11    §  2. RESOLVED (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be

    12  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
    13  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    14  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    15  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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