assembly Bill A11355A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2010 reported referred to rules
Jun 10, 2010 print number 11355a
Jun 10, 2010 amend and recommit to codes
Jun 09, 2010 reported referred to codes
Jun 03, 2010 referred to election law

A11355 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8395
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2015-2016: A5089, A6975, S5093, S60
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A11355 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A11355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  11355

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 3, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Millman) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S  14-116.  Political  contributions  by certain organizations. 1.  No
corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association  doing
business  in this state, except [a corporation or association] AN ENTITY
organized or maintained for political purposes only, shall  directly  or
indirectly pay or use or offer, consent or agree to pay or use any money
or property for or in aid of any political party, committee or organiza-
tion,  or for, or in aid of, any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY,
joint-stock or other association organized or maintained  for  political
purposes,  or  for,  or in aid of, any candidate for political office or
for nomination for such office, or for any political  purpose  whatever,
or  for the reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys or
property so used. Any officer, director, stock-holder, attorney or agent
of any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association
which violates any of the provisions of this section,  who  participates
in,  aids,  abets or advises or consents to any such violations, and any
person who solicits or knowingly  receives  any  money  or  property  in
violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
any corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or  in
part,  by  such  corporation, AND ANY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY may make
expenditures, including contributions, not otherwise prohibited by  law,
for political purposes, in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars
in  the  aggregate in any calendar year; provided that no public utility
shall use revenues received from the rendition of public service  within
the  state  for contributions for political purposes unless such cost is
charged to the shareholders of such a public service corporation.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A11355A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8395
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2015-2016: A5089, A6975, S5093, S60
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A11355A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A11355A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                11355--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 3, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Millman) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Election  Law  --  reported
  and  referred  to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 14-116. Political contributions by certain  organizations.  1.    No
corporation,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association doing
business in this state, except [a corporation or association] AN  ENTITY
organized  or  maintained for political purposes only, shall directly or
indirectly pay or use or offer, consent or agree to pay or use any money
or property for or in aid of any political party, committee or organiza-
tion, or for, or in aid of, any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPANY,
joint-stock  or  other association organized or maintained for political
purposes, or for, or in aid of, any candidate for  political  office  or
for  nomination  for such office, or for any political purpose whatever,
or for the reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys  or
property so used. Any officer, director, stock-holder, attorney or agent
of any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association
which  violates  any of the provisions of this section, who participates
in, aids, abets or advises or consents to any such violations,  and  any
person  who  solicits  or  knowingly  receives  any money or property in
violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this  section,
any  corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or in
part, by such corporation, AND ANY LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPANY  may  make
expenditures,  including contributions, not otherwise prohibited by law,
for political purposes, in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars
in the aggregate in any calendar year; provided that no  public  utility

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

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