AG Pitches Overhaul Of NY Laws For Charities, Nonprofits

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Citing a need to curb fraud and increase public trust in New York's charities and nonprofit organizations, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman gathered with legislative leaders Tuesday to push a bill they say would prevent conflicts of interest and increase the state's policing powers.

The state's top enforcer gathered with state Sens. Michael Ranzenhofer, R-Amherst, and Carl Marcellino, R-Suffolk/Nassau, and Assembly members Jim Brennan, D-Brooklyn; Helene Weinstein, D-Brooklyn; and Steve Englebright, D-Suffolk, in proposing legislation to overhaul the laws governing New York’s nonprofit sector.

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