senate Bill S199

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to restrictions on political contributions by lobbyists

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
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S199 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A63
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Redesig §§1-u & 1-v to be §§1-w & 1-x, add §§1-u & 1-v, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S37, A5869
2009-2010: S4546, A477

S199 - Summary

Restricts form, amount and time of political contributions by lobbyists and the acceptance of such contributions by public officials.

S199 - Sponsor Memo

S199 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   199

                       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 Finance

AN ACT to amend the legislative law,  in  relation  to  restrictions  on
  political contributions from lobbyists

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

  Section 1. Sections 1-u and 1-v of the legislative  law  are  redesig-
nated sections 1-w and 1-x and two new sections 1-u and 1-v are added to
read as follows:
  S  1-U. RESTRICTIONS ON POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY LOBBYISTS. A LOBBY-
IST SHALL NOT SOLICIT, MAKE OR TRANSMIT A CONTRIBUTION OR A REQUEST  FOR
A  CONTRIBUTION  FROM  OR TO ANY PERSON, INCLUDING A POLITICAL COMMITTEE
FOR THE BENEFIT OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR PARTY COMMITTEE, FOR ELECTION TO
ANY STATE OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OFFICE; EXCEPT THAT  A  LOBBYIST  MAY
MAKE A POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION UP TO TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER CANDI-
DATE  PER  ELECTION; PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT FOR STATE LEVEL PUBLIC OFFI-
CIALS, SUCH CONTRIBUTION MAY ONLY BE MADE BETWEEN JULY FIRST AND  DECEM-
BER THIRTY-FIRST.
  S 1-V. RESTRICTIONS ON ACCEPTANCE OF POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY PUBLIC
OFFICIALS.  A  PUBLIC  OFFICIAL  SHALL NOT KNOWINGLY ACCEPT, SOLICIT, OR
TRANSMIT A CONTRIBUTION OR A REQUEST FOR A CONTRIBUTION FOR  HIMSELF  OR
HERSELF  OR  ANY PUBLIC OFFICIAL, POLITICAL COMMITTEE, OR CANDIDATE FROM
OR ON BEHALF OF ANY LOBBYIST REGULATED BY THIS ARTICLE,  EXCEPT  THAT  A
PUBLIC  OFFICIAL  MAY ACCEPT POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM A LOBBYIST, UP
TO TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER ELECTION; PROVIDED  HOWEVER,  THAT  FOR
STATE LEVEL PUBLIC OFFICIALS, SUCH CONTRIBUTION MAY ONLY BE MADE BETWEEN
JULY FIRST AND DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00241-01-3

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