assembly Bill A8187C

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the disclosure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications and provides penalties for failure to do so; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.154
rules report cal.154
reported
Jun 09, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2014 print number 8187c
Jun 03, 2014 amend and recommit to codes
May 28, 2014 print number 8187b
May 28, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 12, 2014 reported referred to codes
Feb 18, 2014 print number 8187a
Feb 18, 2014 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 08, 2014 referred to election law
Oct 04, 2013 referred to election law

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A8187 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5980
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-106 & 14-126, rpld §14-107 sub 2, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2157
2017-2018: S3154
2019-2020: S4910

A8187 - Summary

Requires the disclosure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications and provides penalties for failure to do so.

A8187 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8187

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to requiring  the  disclo-
  sure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for poli-
  tical communications and providing penalties for failure to do so

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

  Section 1. Section 14-100 of the election law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12.  "POLITICAL  COMMUNICATION"  MEANS  ANY PRINT, RADIO, TELEVISED OR
INTERNET ADVERTISING, BROCHURE, FLYER, POSTER, MAILING OR OTHER COMMUNI-
CATION THAT ADVOCATES FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE, ELECTION, BALLOT MEAS-
URE OR ISSUE.
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a  new  section  14-132  to
read as follows:
  S  14-132.  POLITICAL  COMMUNICATION DISCLOSURE. 1.   ANY CANDIDATE OR
POLITICAL COMMITTEE THAT MAKES AN EXPENDITURE FOR A  POLITICAL  COMMUNI-
CATION,  WHICH  ADVOCATES  FOR  OR  AGAINST A CANDIDATE, BALLOT MEASURE,
ELECTION OUTCOME OR ISSUE, SHALL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE THE IDENTITY OF THE
CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL COMMITTEE DISCLOSED ON  SUCH  POLITICAL  COMMUNI-
CATION.  THE  DISCLOSURE  ON PRINTED POLITICAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO BROCHURES, FLYERS, POSTERS, MAILINGS, INTERNET ADVER-
TISEMENTS, SHALL BE PRINTED OR TYPED IN AN APPROPRIATE AND LEGIBLE  FORM
TO READ AS FOLLOWS: "PAID FOR BY: [REGISTERED NAME OF CANDIDATE OR POLI-
TICAL COMMITTEE THAT MADE EXPENDITURE]".
  2. THE DISCLOSURE ON NON-PRINTED POLITICAL COMMUNICATIONS SHALL CLEAR-
LY  AND PROMINENTLY DISPLAY AND SPEAK THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT: "PAID FOR
BY: [REGISTERED NAME OF  CANDIDATE  OR  POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  THAT  MADE
EXPENDITURE]".  IN  THE  CASE  OF  A POLITICAL COMMUNICATION THAT IS NOT
VISUAL, SUCH AS RADIO OR AUTOMATED TELEPHONE CALLS, CLEARLY SPEAKING THE
STATEMENT WILL SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11774-03-3

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A8187A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5980
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-106 & 14-126, rpld §14-107 sub 2, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2157
2017-2018: S3154
2019-2020: S4910

A8187A - Summary

Requires the disclosure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications and provides penalties for failure to do so.

A8187A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8187--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ZEBROWSKI, LUPARDO, McDONALD, JAFFEE, THIELE,
  SIMOTAS,  MILLMAN,  BENEDETTO,  PAULIN,  QUART,  DINOWITZ,  SEPULVEDA,
  HENNESSEY,  STIRPE,  ROSENTHAL, STECK, FAHY, CAHILL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  BROOK-KRASNY, MILLER, SOLAGES, CYMBROWITZ, RAIA, JACOBS -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  BRENNAN, CROUCH, GLICK, MAGEE,  MAYER,  SWEENEY,
  WEISENBERG  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Election  Law  in  accordance  with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the disclo-
  sure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for poli-
  tical communications and providing penalties for failure to do so

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

  Section  1.  Section 14-100 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12. "POLITICAL COMMUNICATION" MEANS ANY  PRINT,  RADIO,  TELEVISED  OR
INTERNET ADVERTISING, BROCHURE, FLYER, POSTER, MAILING OR OTHER COMMUNI-
CATION THAT ADVOCATES FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE, ELECTION, BALLOT MEAS-
URE OR ISSUE.
  S  2.  The  election  law is amended by adding a new section 14-132 to
read as follows:
  S 14-132. POLITICAL COMMUNICATION DISCLOSURE. 1. FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS SECTION:
  A.  "POLITICAL  COMMUNICATION"  MEANS  ANY  PRINT, RADIO, TELEVISED OR
INTERNET  ADVERTISING,  BROCHURE,  FLYER,  POSTER,  MAILING,  ELECTRONIC
COMMUNICATION,  INCLUDING BY COMPUTER OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUD-
ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ELECTRONIC  MAIL  OR  TEXT  MESSAGE,  OR  OTHER
COMMUNICATION  THAT  EXPRESSLY  ADVOCATES  FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE OR
ADVOCATES FOR OR AGAINST A BALLOT MEASURE OR ISSUE.
  B. "EXPRESS ADVOCACY" MEANS A COMMUNICATION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11774-06-4

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A8187B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5980
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-106 & 14-126, rpld §14-107 sub 2, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2157
2017-2018: S3154
2019-2020: S4910

A8187B - Summary

Requires the disclosure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications and provides penalties for failure to do so.

A8187B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8187--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ZEBROWSKI, LUPARDO, McDONALD, JAFFEE, THIELE,
  SIMOTAS,  MILLMAN,  BENEDETTO,  PAULIN,  QUART,  DINOWITZ,  SEPULVEDA,
  HENNESSEY,  STIRPE,  ROSENTHAL, STECK, FAHY, CAHILL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  MILLER,  SOLAGES,  CYMBROWITZ,  RAIA,  JACOBS,  WEPRIN,
  LIFTON,  ABINANTI  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, CROUCH,
  GLICK, MAGEE, MAYER, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, 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 requiring the disclo-
  sure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for poli-
  tical communications and providing penalties for failure to do so; and
  to repeal subdivision 2 of section 14-107  of  such  law  relating  to
  independent expenditure reporting

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

  Section 1. Section 14-106 of the election law, as amended by section 3
of subpart C of part H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended  to
read as follows:
  S  14-106.  Political  communication. 1. The statements required to be
filed under the provisions of this article next  succeeding  a  primary,
general or special election shall be accompanied by a copy of all broad-
cast,  cable  or  satellite  schedules  and scripts, internet, print and
other types of advertisements, pamphlets, circulars, flyers,  brochures,
letterheads  and other printed matter purchased or produced, and reprod-
uctions of statements or information published to five hundred  or  more
members  of  a  general  public audience by computer or other electronic
device including but not limited to electronic  mail  or  text  message,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11774-07-4

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A8187C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5980
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-106 & 14-126, rpld §14-107 sub 2, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2157
2017-2018: S3154
2019-2020: S4910

A8187C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the disclosure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for political communications and provides penalties for failure to do so.

A8187C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8187--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ZEBROWSKI, LUPARDO, McDONALD, JAFFEE, THIELE,
  SIMOTAS,  MILLMAN,  BENEDETTO,  PAULIN,  QUART,  DINOWITZ,  SEPULVEDA,
  HENNESSEY,  STIRPE,  ROSENTHAL, STECK, FAHY, CAHILL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  MILLER,  SOLAGES,  CYMBROWITZ,  RAIA,  JACOBS,  WEPRIN,
  LIFTON,  ABINANTI  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, CROUCH,
  GLICK, MAGEE, MAYER, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, 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 -- again reported from said commit-
  tee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to
  said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the disclo-
  sure of the identity of certain entities making expenditures for poli-
  tical communications and providing penalties for failure to do so; and
  to repeal subdivision 2 of section 14-107  of  such  law  relating  to
  independent expenditure reporting

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

  Section 1. Section 14-106 of the election law, as amended by section 3
of subpart C of part H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended  to
read as follows:
  S  14-106.  Political  communication. 1. The statements required to be
filed under the provisions of this article next  succeeding  a  primary,
general or special election shall be accompanied by a copy of all broad-
cast,  cable  or  satellite  schedules  and scripts, internet, print and
other types of advertisements, pamphlets, circulars, flyers,  brochures,
letterheads  and other printed matter purchased or produced, and reprod-
uctions of statements or information published to five hundred  or  more

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11774-11-4