|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 S1566
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S1566 - Details
S1566 - Summary
Requires entities advertising for or against political candidates, ballot proposals, amendments, or such proceedings to disclose in such advertisements the source thereof; trade associations must disclose top 3 contributors; defines trade association.
S1566 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1566 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the disclosure of relationships between institutions of higher education and study abroad programs PURPOSE: This legislation creates a new article in the education law which will require institutions of higher education to disclose any relationships or perquisites that they receive from providers of study abroad programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new article to the education law. It also defines "college/university," "study abroad programs" and "perquisites". This section also requires institutions of higher education to disclose in writing, any perquisites (perks) that they receive from study abroad programs that their students participate in. It further requires institutions of higher education to disclose the actual costs to the institution for their students to participate in a particular study abroad program.
S1566 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1566 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, KRUEGER, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, SQUADRON -- 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 the disclosure of sources for political advertisements 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 14-107 to read as follows: S 14-107. INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE REPORTING. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) (I) "INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE" SHALL MEAN AN EXPENDITURE MADE BY A PERSON FOR AN AUDIO OR VIDEO COMMUNICATION TO A GENERAL PUBLIC AUDIENCE VIA BROADCAST, CABLE OR SATELLITE OR A WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TO A GENER- AL PUBLIC AUDIENCE VIA ADVERTISEMENTS, PAMPHLETS, CIRCULARS, FLYERS, BROCHURES, LETTERHEADS OR OTHER PRINTED MATTER AND STATEMENTS OR INFOR- MATION CONVEYED TO FIVE HUNDRED OR MORE MEMBERS OF A GENERAL PUBLIC AUDIENCE BY COMPUTER OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES WHICH: (A) EXPRESSLY ADVOCATES THE ELECTION OR DEFEAT OF A CLEARLY IDENTIFIED CANDIDATE OR THE SUCCESS OR DEFEAT OF A BALLOT PROPOSAL OR AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITU- TION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND (B) SUCH CANDIDATE, THE CANDIDATE'S POLITICAL COMMITTEE OR ITS AGENTS, OR A POLITICAL COMMITTEE FORMED TO PROMOTE THE SUCCESS OR DEFEAT OF A BALLOT PROPOSAL OR ITS AGENTS, DID NOT AUTHORIZE, REQUEST, SUGGEST, FOSTER OR COOPERATE IN ANY SUCH COMMU- NICATION. (II) INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES SHALL NOT INCLUDE: (A) A COMMUNICATION APPEARING IN A WRITTEN NEWS STORY, COMMENTARY, OR EDITORIAL DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE FACILITIES OF ANY BROADCASTING STATION, CABLE OR SATELLITE UNLESS SUCH PUBLICATION OR FACILITIES ARE OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY ANY POLITICAL PARTY, POLITICAL COMMITTEE OR CANDIDATE; OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00480-01-1
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