senate Bill S170

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Lowers the annual candidate contribution limit from $150,000 to $75,000

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

S170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-114, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S35, A5881
2009-2010: S4545, A429

S170 - Summary

Lowers the annual candidate contribution limit from $150,000 to $75,000.

S170 - Sponsor Memo

S170 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             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 reducing the  aggregate
  calendar  limit  on  the  amount  of contributions that can be made by


  Section  1.  Subdivision  8  of section 14-114 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:
  8. Except as may otherwise be provided for a candidate and his family,
no  person  may  contribute, loan or guarantee in excess of [one hundred
fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE thousand dollars within the state in connection with
the nomination or election of persons to state and local public  offices
and  party  positions  within  the state of New York in any one calendar
year. For the purposes of this subdivision "loan" or  "guarantee"  shall
mean a loan or guarantee which is not repaid or discharged in the calen-
dar year in which it is made.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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


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