senate Bill S212

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to maximum contributions for candidates

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

S212 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A59
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-114, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S53, A5876
2009-2010: S4542, A624

S212 - Summary

Relates to maximum contributions for candidates.

S212 - Sponsor Memo

S212 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   212

                       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  contribution  limita-
  tions

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 1 of  section  14-114  of
the  election  law,  as  amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, are
amended to read as follows:
  a. In any election for a public office to be voted on by the voters of
the entire state, or for nomination to any such office,  no  contributor
may  make a contribution to any candidate or political committee, and no
candidate or political committee may accept any  contribution  from  any
contributor,  which is in the aggregate amount greater than:  (i) in the
case of any nomination to public office, the product of the total number
of enrolled voters in the candidate's  party  in  the  state,  excluding
voters in inactive status, multiplied by $.005, but such amount shall be
not  less  than  [four]  TWO thousand dollars nor more than [twelve] SIX
thousand dollars as increased or decreased by the cost of living adjust-
ment described in paragraph c of this subdivision, and (ii) in the  case
of  any  election  to  a public office, [twenty-five] NINE thousand FIVE
HUNDRED dollars as increased or decreased by the cost of living  adjust-
ment  described  in  paragraph  c of this subdivision; provided however,
that the maximum amount which may be so contributed or accepted, in  the
aggregate,  from any candidate's child, parent, grandparent, brother and
sister, and the spouse of any such persons, shall not exceed in the case
of any nomination to public office an amount equivalent to  the  product
of  the number of enrolled voters in the candidate's party in the state,
excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by  $.025,  and  in  the
case  of  any  election for a public office, an amount equivalent to the

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

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