senate Bill S6409

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the filing of additional transferor and contributor identification information in campaign receipt and expenditure statements

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Feb 06, 2012 referred to elections

S6409 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-102, El L

S6409 - Summary

Requires the filing of additional transferor and contributor identification information in campaign receipt and expenditure statements for the receipt of amounts over one hundred dollars, including the occupation, employer and employer's address in the case of an individual, and the full name and address of any partnership, committee, association, corporation, labor organization or group of persons.

S6409 - Sponsor Memo

S6409 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6409

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  requiring  additional
  transferor  and  contributor  identification  information  in campaign
  receipt and expenditure statements

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 14-102 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 1978 and as redesignated by  chapter
9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  treasurer of every political committee which, or any officer,
member or agent of any  such  committee  who,  in  connection  with  any
election,  receives  or  expends  any  money  or other valuable thing or
incurs any liability to pay money or its equivalent  shall  file  state-
ments  sworn,  or subscribed and bearing a form notice that false state-
ments made therein are punishable as a class A misdemeanor  pursuant  to
section 210.45 of the penal law, at the times prescribed by this article
setting forth all the receipts, contributions to and the expenditures by
and  liabilities  of  the  committee,  and  of its officers, members and
agents in its behalf. Such statements shall include the dollar amount of
any receipt, contribution or transfer, or the fair market value  of  any
receipt,  contribution  or  transfer,  which is other than of money, the
name [and], address AND OTHER IDENTIFICATION of the transferor, contrib-
utor or person from whom received, and if the transferor, contributor or
person is a political committee; the name  of  and  the  political  unit
represented by the committee, the date of its receipt, the dollar amount
of  every expenditure, the name and address of the person to whom it was
made or the name of and the political unit represented by the  committee
to  which  it was made and the date thereof, and shall state clearly the
purpose of such expenditure.  THE REQUIREMENT TO INCLUDE OTHER IDENTIFI-
CATION SHALL APPLY ONLY WITH RESPECT TO A TRANSFER OR CONTRIBUTION  FROM
ANY  ONE TRANSFEROR OR CONTRIBUTOR WHICH EITHER RESULTS IN THE AGGREGATE
TRANSFERS OR CONTRIBUTIONS  FROM  THAT  ONE  TRANSFEROR  OR  CONTRIBUTOR
EXCEEDING  THE  SUM  OF NINETY-NINE DOLLARS OR IS A TRANSFER OR CONTRIB-

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

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