Legislative Affairs Committee

The Legislative Affairs Committee follows bills in the New York State legislature that are of particular interest to business lawyers. Its activities include meetings with legislators and other interested groups, and the submission of memoranda opposing or supporting bills. The Committee is most active during the legislative session from April to June each year. 

Legislative Affairs News Items:

NYSBA Press Release: Nonprofit Law Signed
December 19, 2013: State Bar Association Praises Governor Cuomo for Signing Nonprofit Revitalization Act

Related files:

Governor's Memorandum approving the Non-Profit Revitalization Act

Non-Profit Revitalization Act (Chapter 549 mark-up)

NYSBA memorandum urging approval of the Non-Profit Revitalization Act

Franchise Committee report on proposed changes to the NY Franchise Act (2009)

Proposed franchise regulations (2009)

Proposed changes to the NY Franchise Act (Mark-up) (2009)

NYSBA's 2014 Legislative Priorities

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Recent Committee Activity

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Membership in this Committee is a benefit available to Business Law Section members. To join, email businesslaw@nysba.org with your request.