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A 4378 - Exception to the Ban on Former State Employees Working for the Casino Industry - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Exception to the Ban on Former State Employees Working for the Casino Industry

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Exception to the Ban on Former State Employees Working for the Casino Industry

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides an exception to the two year prohibition on certain state employees and their "immediate" families from working in the casino industry.

Highlights:
-Provides an exemption from the two year prohibition on certain state employees from working in the casino industry for professional services-providing partnerships, firms, and corporations with employees or associates who are former state employees (or are in the "immediate" family of former state employees) who had responsibilities for matters affecting the casino industry or who are subject to financial disclosure by law or executive order if the following circumstances apply (Sec. 1):
    -For two years after being employed by the state, the person or family member is "screened" from personal participation in representing, appearing for, or negotiating on behalf of a holder of or applicant for a casino license; and -The former state employee or family member is associated with the partnership, firm, or corporation in a position that does not involve any equity interest in the partnership, firm, or corporation.
-Prohibits the exemption from applying to the following (Sec. 4):
    -A former Governor; -A former Lieutenant Governor; -A former Attorney General; -A former member of the Legislature; -Any member of the governing body, or the municipal judge or municipal attorney, of a municipality where a casino is located; -Any member of or attorney for the planning board or zoning board of adjustment of a municipality where a casino is located; -Any professional planner or consultant regularly employed or retained by a planning board or zoning board of adjustment; or -Members of the "immediate" family of any of the aforementioned persons.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Exception to the Ban on Former State Employees Working for the Casino Industry

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides an exception to the two year prohibition on certain state employees and their "immediate" families from working in the casino industry.

Highlights:
-Provides an exemption from the two year prohibition on certain state employees from working in the casino industry for professional services-providing partnerships, firms, and corporations with employees or associates who are former state employees (or are in the "immediate" family of former state employees) who had responsibilities for matters affecting the casino industry or who are subject to financial disclosure by law or executive order if the following circumstances apply (Sec. 1):
    -For two years after being employed by the state, the person or family member is "screened" from personal participation in representing, appearing for, or negotiating on behalf of a holder of or applicant for a casino license; and -The former state employee or family member is associated with the partnership, firm, or corporation in a position that does not involve any equity interest in the partnership, firm, or corporation.
-Prohibits the exemption from applying to the following (Sec. 4):
    -A former Governor; -A former Lieutenant Governor; -A former Attorney General; -A former member of the Legislature; -Any member of the governing body, or the municipal judge or municipal attorney, of a municipality where a casino is located; -Any member of or attorney for the planning board or zoning board of adjustment of a municipality where a casino is located; -Any professional planner or consultant regularly employed or retained by a planning board or zoning board of adjustment; or -Members of the "immediate" family of any of the aforementioned persons.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Restricting Former Government Employees from Future Employment with Casinos

Sponsors

  • Joan M. Quigley (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)

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