assembly Bill A4980C

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "2014 Fair Elections Act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2014 amended on third reading 4980e
Feb 25, 2014 amended on third reading 4980d
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.222
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 07, 2013 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.57
rules report cal.57
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
May 03, 2013 print number 4980c
May 03, 2013 amend and recommit to codes
May 01, 2013 reported referred to codes
Apr 19, 2013 print number 4980b
Apr 19, 2013 amend and recommit to election law
Apr 15, 2013 print number 4980a
Apr 15, 2013 amend and recommit to election law
Feb 13, 2013 referred to election law

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A4980 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4980

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES, KAVANAGH, WEPRIN, SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ABINANTI, BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, BREN-
  NAN, BRINDISI, BUCHWALD, CAHILL, CLARK, COLTON, COOK, DINOWITZ, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, FAHY, FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GLICK, GUNTHER,  HEVESI,  HOOPER,
  JACOBS,  JAFFEE, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON, McDONALD, MOSLEY, NOLAN,
  O'DONNELL,  ORTIZ,  OTIS,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  QUART,  ROSA,   ROSENTHAL,
  SEPULVEDA,  STIRPE,  SWEENEY,  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2013 Fair
  Elections 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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2013 Fair Elections 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 2-a.  Sections  14-100,  14-102,  14-104,  14-106,  14-108,  14-110,
14-112,  14-114, 14-116, 14-118, 14-120, 14-122, 14-124, 14-126, 14-127,
14-128 and 14-130 of the election law are designated title 1 and  a  new
title heading is added to read as follows:
                    RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES; GENERAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02247-02-3

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4980A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4980--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES,  KAVANAGH,  WEPRIN,  SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO,
  MAISEL,  SCHIMEL,  BRONSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI,
  BENEDETTO,  BRAUNSTEIN,  BRENNAN,  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  BUCHWALD,
  CAHILL,  CAMARA,  CLARK,  COLTON,  COOK,  DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY,
  FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GLICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE,
  KELLNER, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONALD, MOSLEY,
  MOYA, NOLAN, O'DONNELL,  ORTIZ,  OTIS,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  QUART,  ROSA,
  ROSENTHAL, ROZIC, RUSSELL, SEPULVEDA, SIMOTAS, SWEENEY, TITUS, WEISEN-
  BERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Election Law --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2013 Fair
  Elections  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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2013 Fair Elections Act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and declarations. The  legislature  declares
that  is  in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democratic
political system  in  which  citizens,  irrespective  of  their  income,
status,  or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to compete
for public office. The  legislature  further  declares  that  large  and
unregulated  independent  expenditures  deliberately  distort issues and
facts  thereby  giving  their  financial  backers  undue  influence   in
elections.  Therefore, the legislature finds it necessary to establish a
system of public financing for all qualified candidates for state  elec-
tive  offices  and  constitutional convention delegates. The legislature

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02247-09-3

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4980B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4980--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES,  KAVANAGH,  WEPRIN,  SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO,
  MAISEL,  SCHIMEL,  BRONSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI,
  BENEDETTO,  BRAUNSTEIN,  BRENNAN,  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  BUCHWALD,
  CAHILL,  CAMARA,  CLARK,  COLTON,  COOK,  DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY,
  FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GLICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE,
  KELLNER, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONALD, MOSLEY,
  MOYA, NOLAN, O'DONNELL,  ORTIZ,  OTIS,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  QUART,  ROSA,
  ROSENTHAL, ROZIC, RUSSELL, SEPULVEDA, SIMOTAS, SWEENEY, TITUS, WEISEN-
  BERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Election Law --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2013 Fair
  Elections  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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2013 Fair Elections Act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and declarations. The  legislature  declares
that  is  in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democratic
political system  in  which  citizens,  irrespective  of  their  income,
status,  or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to compete
for public office. The  legislature  further  declares  that  large  and
unregulated  independent  expenditures  deliberately  distort issues and
facts  thereby  giving  their  financial  backers  undue  influence   in
elections.  Therefore, the legislature finds it necessary to establish a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02247-12-3

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4980C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4980--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES,  KAVANAGH,  WEPRIN,  SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO,
  MAISEL,  SCHIMEL,  BRONSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI,
  BENEDETTO,  BRAUNSTEIN,  BRENNAN,  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  BUCHWALD,
  CAHILL,  CAMARA,  CLARK,  COLTON,  COOK,  DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY,
  FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GIBSON, GLICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI, HOOPER, JACOBS,
  JAFFEE, KELLNER, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONALD,
  MOSLEY, MOYA, NOLAN, O'DONNELL, ORTIZ,  OTIS,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  QUART,
  ROSA,  ROSENTHAL,  ROZIC, RUSSELL, SEPULVEDA, SIMOTAS, SWEENEY, TITUS,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election  Law
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2013 Fair
  Elections 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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2013 Fair Elections Act".
  S  2.  Legislative findings and declarations. The legislature declares
that is in the public interest to create and ensure a  truly  democratic
political  system  in  which  citizens,  irrespective  of  their income,
status, or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to  compete
for  public  office.  The  legislature  further  declares that large and
unregulated independent expenditures  deliberately  distort  issues  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02247-19-3

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4980D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4980--D
                                                        Cal. No. 222

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES,  KAVANAGH,  WEPRIN,  SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO,
  SCHIMEL,  BRONSON,  THIELE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI,
  BENEDETTO,  BRAUNSTEIN,  BRENNAN,  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  BUCHWALD,
  CAHILL,  CAMARA,  CLARK,  COLTON,  COOK,  DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY,
  FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GLICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE,
  KELLNER, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONALD, MOSLEY,
  MOYA, NOLAN, O'DONNELL,  ORTIZ,  OTIS,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  QUART,  ROSA,
  ROSENTHAL,  ROZIC, RUSSELL, SEPULVEDA, SIMOTAS, STECK, SWEENEY, TITUS,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election  Law
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- advanced to a third reading,  amended
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
  ing

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2014 Fair
  Elections  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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2014 Fair Elections Act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and declarations. The  legislature  declares
that  is  in the public interest to create and ensure a truly democratic
political system  in  which  citizens,  irrespective  of  their  income,
status,  or financial connections, are enabled and encouraged to compete

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4980E (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4705
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; add §359-gg, Gen Bus L; add §92-t, St Fin L; add §630-d, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9885
2015-2016: S3502
2017-2018: S7593

A4980E (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "2014 fair elections act"; relates to providing for optional partial public financing of certain election campaigns in this state; relates to identification of the source of certain political contributions.

A4980E (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4980--E
                                                        Cal. No. 222

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SILVER, MILLMAN, WRIGHT, MORELLE, WEINSTEIN,
  GOTTFRIED, PEOPLES-STOKES,  KAVANAGH,  WEPRIN,  SCARBOROUGH,  LUPARDO,
  SCHIMEL,  BRONSON,  THIELE, MOSLEY, DAVILA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A.  ABINANTI, BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN, BRINDISI, BROOK-KRAS-
  NY, BUCHWALD, CAHILL, CAMARA, CLARK, COLTON,  COOK,  DINOWITZ,  ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  FAHY,  FARRELL, GALEF, GANTT, GLICK, GUNTHER, HEVESI, HOOPER,
  JACOBS, JAFFEE, KELLNER, KIM, LAVINE, LENTOL, LIFTON,  MARKEY,  MAYER,
  McDONALD,  MOYA, NOLAN, O'DONNELL, ORTIZ, OTIS, PAULIN, PERRY, PICHAR-
  DO, QUART, ROSA, ROSENTHAL, ROZIC, RUSSELL, SEPULVEDA, SIMOTAS, STECK,
  SWEENEY, TITUS, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred  to
  the  Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- advanced  to
  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on
  the  order of third reading -- again amended on third reading, ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "2014 Fair
  Elections 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 general business law, in relation to additional surcharges

  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 "2014 Fair Elections Act".
  S  2.  Legislative findings and declarations. The legislature declares
that is in the public interest to create and ensure a  truly  democratic
political  system  in  which  citizens,  irrespective  of  their income,

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

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