|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Apr 29, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 10, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1559
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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S1559 - Details
S1559 - Summary
Regulates political contribution activities by intermediaries; requires that when contributions made by an intermediary to a candidate or a committee are over $1,000, the name, occupation and address of each contributor shall be disclosed.
S1559 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1559 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the disclosure of gifts made to institutions of higher education by foreign governments, persons and entities PURPOSE: This bill clarifies and adds enforcement provisions to existing statutory requirements regarding the disclosure of gifts made to higher education institutions by foreign entities as defined by law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 207-a of the education law currently requires that any higher education institution in New York State disclose any gift and/or requirements attached to gifts valued at more than 5100,000 to the State Education Department within 30 days after the end of that institution's fiscal yea. It also requires additional information regarding the amount and date of the gift, conditions and matching requirements, if any, along with the name of the foreign entity, as defined in law. New provisions added in this bill under Section 207-a(2),(4),(5) require that any foundation associated with the institution also be
S1559 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1559 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to contribution activities by an intermediary THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 14-105 to read as follows: S 14-105. CONTRIBUTION DELIVERY ACTIVITIES BY AN INTERMEDIARY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "INTERMEDIARY" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL, CORPO- RATION, PARTNERSHIP, POLITICAL COMMITTEE, EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR OTHER ENTITY WHICH: (A) OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF BUSINESS AS A POSTAL, DELIVERY OR MESSENGER SERVICE, DELIVERS ANY CONTRIBUTION FROM ANOTHER PERSON OR ENTITY TO A CANDIDATE OR AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE; OR (B) SOLICITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CANDIDATE OR OTHER AUTHORIZED COMMIT- TEE WHERE SUCH SOLICITATION IS KNOWN TO SUCH CANDIDATE OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, ONLY PERSONS CLEARLY IDENTIFIED AS THE SOLICITOR OF A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CANDIDATE OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE SHALL BE PRESUMED TO BE KNOWN TO SUCH CANDIDATE OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE. "INTERMEDIARY" SHALL NOT INCLUDE SPOUSES, DOMESTIC PARTNERS, PARENTS, CHILDREN OR SIBLINGS OF THE PERSON MAKING SUCH CONTRIBUTION, OR ANY PAID OR VOLUNTEER FULL-TIME CAMPAIGN WORKERS OR COMMERCIAL FUNDRAISING FIRMS RETAINED BY THE CANDI- DATE AND THE AGENTS THEREOF. 2. WHEN CONTRIBUTIONS TOTALING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE ARE DELIV- ERED BY THE INTERMEDIARY TO THE RECIPIENT CANDIDATE, AUTHORIZED CANDI- DATE COMMITTEE OR PARTY COMMITTEE, THE INTERMEDIARY SHALL INDICATE IN WRITING TO THE RECIPIENT CANDIDATE, AUTHORIZED CANDIDATE COMMITTEE OR PARTY COMMITTEE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00071-01-1
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