senate Bill S166A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2014 print number 166a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

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S166 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S30
2009-2010: S8395

S166 - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S166 - Sponsor Memo

S166 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   166

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S  14-116.  Political  contributions  by certain organizations. 1.  No
corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association  doing
business  in this state, except [a corporation or association] AN ENTITY
organized or maintained for political purposes only, shall  directly  or
indirectly pay or use or offer, consent or agree to pay or use any money
or property for or in aid of any political party, committee or organiza-
tion,  or for, or in aid of, any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY,
joint-stock or other association organized or maintained  for  political
purposes,  or  for,  or in aid of, any candidate for political office or
for nomination for such office, or for any political  purpose  whatever,
or  for the reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys or
property so used. Any officer, director, stock-holder, attorney or agent
of any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association
which violates any of the provisions of this section,  who  participates
in,  aids,  abets or advises or consents to any such violations, and any
person who solicits or knowingly  receives  any  money  or  property  in
violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
any corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or  in
part,  by  such  corporation, AND ANY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY may make
expenditures, including contributions, not otherwise prohibited by  law,
for political purposes, in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars

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

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S166A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S30
2009-2010: S8395

S166A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S166A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S166A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 166--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  GIANARIS,  HOYLMAN  --  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 political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 14-116. Political contributions by certain  organizations.  1.    No
corporation,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association doing
business in this state, except a corporation or association organized or
maintained for political purposes only, shall directly or indirectly pay
or use or offer, consent or agree to pay or use any  money  or  property
for or in aid of any political party, committee or organization, or for,
or in aid of, any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock or
other  association  organized  or  maintained for political purposes, or
for, or in aid of, any candidate for political office or for  nomination
for  such  office,  or  for  any  political purpose whatever, or for the
reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys or property so
used. Any officer, director, stock-holder,  attorney  or  agent  of  any
corporation,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association which
violates any of the provisions of this  section,  who  participates  in,
aids,  abets  or  advises  or  consents  to any such violations, and any
person who solicits or knowingly  receives  any  money  or  property  in
violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
any corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or  in

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

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