assembly Bill A8753A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Decreases contribution limits; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2010 print number 8753a
Feb 09, 2010 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 06, 2010 referred to election law
Jun 05, 2009 referred to election law

A8753 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4549
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-114, rpld §14-124 sub 3, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5878, S44
2013-2014: A60, S174
2015-2016: A7169, S5073
2017-2018: A2266, S4803

A8753 - Summary

Reduces campaign contributions limits for candidates for election to public office or party position.

A8753 - Sponsor Memo

A8753 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8753

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to decreasing contribution
  limitations;  and  to  repeal  subdivision  3 of section 14-124 of the
  election law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 14-114 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 79 of the laws of 1992, paragraphs a and b as amended
by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The following limitations apply to all contributions to  candidates
for election to any public office or for nomination for any such office,
or  for  election  to  any  party positions, and to all contributions to
political committees working directly or indirectly with  any  candidate
to  aid or participate in such candidate's nomination or election, other
than any contributions to any party committee or constituted committee:
  a. In any election for a public office to be voted on by the voters of
the entire state, or for nomination to any such office,  no  contributor
may  make a contribution to any candidate or political committee, and no
candidate or political committee may accept any  contribution  from  any
contributor,  which is in the aggregate amount greater than:  (i) in the
case of any nomination to public office, the product of the total number
of enrolled voters in the candidate's  party  in  the  state,  excluding
voters in inactive status, multiplied by $.005, but such amount shall be
not less than four thousand dollars nor more than [twelve] FIVE thousand
dollars  as  increased  or  decreased  by  the cost of living adjustment
described in paragraph c of this subdivision, and (ii) in  the  case  of
any  election to a public office, [twenty-five] FIVE thousand dollars as
increased or decreased by the cost of  living  adjustment  described  in
paragraph  c  of  this  subdivision[; provided however, that the maximum
amount which may be so contributed or accepted, in the  aggregate,  from

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00904-08-9

A8753A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4549
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-114, rpld §14-124 sub 3, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5878, S44
2013-2014: A60, S174
2015-2016: A7169, S5073
2017-2018: A2266, S4803

A8753A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces campaign contributions limits for candidates for election to public office or party position.

A8753A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A8753A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8753--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law -- recommitted to the Committee on Election Law in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to decreasing contribution
  limitations;  and  to  repeal  subdivision  3 of section 14-124 of the
  election law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 14-114 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 79 of the laws of 1992, paragraphs a and b as amended
by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The following limitations apply to all contributions to  candidates
for election to any public office or for nomination for any such office,
or  for  election  to  any  party positions, and to all contributions to
political committees working directly or indirectly with  any  candidate
to  aid or participate in such candidate's nomination or election, other
than any contributions to any party committee or constituted committee:
  a. In any election for a public office to be voted on by the voters of
the entire state, or for nomination to any such office,  no  contributor
may  make a contribution to any candidate or political committee, and no
candidate or political committee may accept any  contribution  from  any
contributor,  which is in the aggregate amount greater than:  (i) in the
case of any nomination to public office, the product of the total number
of enrolled voters in the candidate's  party  in  the  state,  excluding
voters in inactive status, multiplied by $.005, but such amount shall be
not less than four thousand dollars nor more than [twelve] FIVE thousand
dollars  as  increased  or  decreased  by  the cost of living adjustment
described in paragraph c of this subdivision, and (ii) in  the  case  of
any  election to a public office, [twenty-five] FIVE thousand dollars as
increased or decreased by the cost of  living  adjustment  described  in
paragraph  c  of  this  subdivision[; provided however, that the maximum
amount which may be so contributed or accepted, in the  aggregate,  from

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