senate Bill S3584B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2012 print number 3584b
amend and recommit to rules
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 23, 2012 print number 3584a
amend (t) and recommit to elections
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Feb 28, 2011 referred to elections

Bill Amendments

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S3584 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §92-t, St Fin L; amd §658, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7506

S3584 - Summary

Enacts the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act"; provides for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; limits personal use of campaign funds; establishes certain contribution limits  (view more) requires identification of the source of certain political communications and provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel.

S3584 - Sponsor Memo

S3584 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3584

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT enacting the "2011 Campaign Finance Reform  Act";  to  amend  the
  election  law,  the  state finance law and the tax law, in relation to
  providing for optional partial public financing  of  certain  election
  campaigns in this state; and to amend the election law, in relation to
  limiting personal use of campaign funds, establishing certain contrib-
  ution limits, identification of the source of certain political commu-
  nications  and  providing  for  a state board of elections enforcement
  unit and counsel

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "2011 Campaign Finance Reform Act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and declaration.   The legislature  declares
that it is in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democrat-
ic  political  system  in  which citizens, irrespective of their income,
status, or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to  compete
for  public  office.  Therefore,  the  legislature finds it necessary to
establish a system of public financing for all qualified candidates  for
state elective offices and constitutional convention delegates.
  S  3. The article heading of article 14 of the election law is amended
to read as follows:

          CAMPAIGN RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES; PUBLIC FINANCING

  S 4. Section 14-100 of the election law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 12, 13 and 14 to read as follows:
  12. "CLEARLY IDENTIFIED CANDIDATE" MEANS THAT:
  (A) THE NAME OF THE CANDIDATE INVOLVED APPEARS;
  (B) A PHOTOGRAPH OR DRAWING OF THE CANDIDATE APPEARS; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04571-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3584A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §92-t, St Fin L; amd §658, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7506

S3584A - Summary

Enacts the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act"; provides for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; limits personal use of campaign funds; establishes certain contribution limits  (view more) requires identification of the source of certain political communications and provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel.

S3584A - Sponsor Memo

S3584A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3584--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 enacting the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform  Act";  to  amend  the
  election  law,  the  state finance law and the tax law, in relation to
  providing for optional partial public financing  of  certain  election
  campaigns in this state; and to amend the election law, in relation to
  limiting personal use of campaign funds, establishing certain contrib-
  ution limits, identification of the source of certain political commu-
  nications  and  providing  for  a state board of elections enforcement
  unit and counsel

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and declaration.   The legislature  declares
that it is in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democrat-
ic  political  system  in  which citizens, irrespective of their income,
status, or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to  compete
for  public  office.  Therefore,  the  legislature finds it necessary to
establish a system of public financing for all qualified candidates  for
state elective offices and constitutional convention delegates.
  S  3. The article heading of article 14 of the election law is amended
to read as follows:

          CAMPAIGN RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES; PUBLIC FINANCING

  S 4. Section 14-100 of the election law is amended by adding three new
subdivisions 12, 13 and 14 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04571-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3584B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §92-t, St Fin L; amd §658, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7506

S3584B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act"; provides for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; limits personal use of campaign funds; establishes certain contribution limits  (view more) requires identification of the source of certain political communications and provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel.

S3584B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3584B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3584--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DUANE, ESPAILLAT,
  GIANARIS, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PERALTA, PERKINS,  RIVERA,
  SAMPSON,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Elections -- recommitted to the Committee on Elections  in  accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  enacting  the  "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act"; to amend the
  election law, the state finance law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
  providing  for  optional  partial public financing of certain election
  campaigns in this state; and to amend the election law, in relation to
  limiting personal use of campaign funds, establishing certain contrib-
  ution limits, identification of the source of certain political commu-
  nications and providing for a state  board  of  elections  enforcement
  unit and counsel

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act".
  S  2.  Legislative findings and declaration.  The legislature declares
that it is in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democrat-
ic political system in which citizens,  irrespective  of  their  income,
status,  or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to compete
for public office. Therefore, the  legislature  finds  it  necessary  to
establish  a system of public financing for all qualified candidates for
state elective offices and constitutional convention delegates.
  S 3. The article heading of article 14 of the election law is  amended
to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04571-03-2

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