senate Bill S1568A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits candidates from authorizing more than one political committee for any one election

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2012 print number 1568a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Apr 29, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 10, 2011 referred to elections

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S1568 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5880A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-112, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5546A, A8756A, S1568

S1568 - Summary

Prohibits candidates from authorizing more than one political committee for any one election.

S1568 - Sponsor Memo

S1568 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1568

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO,  OPPENHEIMER,  PERALTA -- 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 prohibiting candidates
  from authorizing  more  than  one  political  committee  for  any  one
  election

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

  Section 1.  Section 14-112 of the election law, as amended by  chapter
930 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S   14-112.  [Political]  AUTHORIZED  COMMITTEE;  POLITICAL  committee
authorization statement. 1. Any political  committee  aiding  or  taking
part  in  the  election  or  nomination of any candidate[, other than by
making contributions,] shall file, in the office in which the statements
of such committee are to be filed pursuant to  this  article,  either  a
sworn  verified  statement  by  the  treasurer of such committee AND THE
CANDIDATE that [the] SUCH candidate has authorized the political commit-
tee to aid or take part in his OR  HER  election  or  A  SWORN  VERIFIED
STATEMENT  BY THE TREASURER OF SUCH COMMITTEE that the candidate has not
authorized the committee to aid or take part in his OR HER election.
  2. NO CANDIDATE MAY AUTHORIZE MORE THAN ONE  POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  FOR
ANY  ONE  ELECTION.   ANY CANDIDATE WHO, ON DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
ELEVEN, HAS AUTHORIZED MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  FOR  ANY  ONE
ELECTION  SHALL, NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER SAID DATE, DISAVOW ALL
BUT ONE OF SUCH COMMITTEES, IN WRITING, TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS.
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF AN  EXPLORATORY
COMMITTEE BY AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL. A MULTI-CANDIDATE COMMITTEE MAY
NOT BE AN AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE.
  3.  CAMPAIGN  FUNDS  REMAINING  IN  ANY  DISAVOWED  COMMITTEE SHALL BE
DISPOSED OF PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00073-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1568A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5880A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-112, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5546A, A8756A, S1568

S1568A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits candidates from authorizing more than one political committee for any one election.

S1568A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1568A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1568--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ADDABBO, KRUEGER, OPPENHEIMER, PERALTA, SQUADRON --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Elections  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Elections in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to prohibiting candidates
  from authorizing  more  than  one  political  committee  for  any  one
  election

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

  Section 1.  Section 14-112 of the election law, as amended by  chapter
930 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S   14-112.  [Political]  AUTHORIZED  COMMITTEE;  POLITICAL  committee
authorization statement. 1. Any political  committee  aiding  or  taking
part  in  the  election  or  nomination of any candidate[, other than by
making contributions,] shall file, in the office in which the statements
of such committee are to be filed pursuant to  this  article,  either  a
sworn  verified  statement  by  the  treasurer of such committee AND THE
CANDIDATE that [the] SUCH candidate has authorized the political commit-
tee to aid or take part in his OR  HER  election  or  A  SWORN  VERIFIED
STATEMENT  BY THE TREASURER OF SUCH COMMITTEE that the candidate has not
authorized the committee to aid or take part in his OR HER election.
  2. NO CANDIDATE MAY AUTHORIZE MORE THAN ONE  POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  FOR
ANY  ONE  ELECTION.   ANY CANDIDATE WHO, ON DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWELVE, HAS AUTHORIZED MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  FOR  ANY  ONE
ELECTION  SHALL, NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER SAID DATE, DISAVOW ALL
BUT ONE OF SUCH COMMITTEES, IN WRITING, TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS.
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF AN  EXPLORATORY
COMMITTEE BY AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL. A MULTI-CANDIDATE COMMITTEE MAY
NOT BE AN AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00073-02-2

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