senate Bill S2539A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to political contribution activities by an intermediary

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2014 print number 2539a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 18, 2013 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S2539 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A144A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-105, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1559, A5879
2009-2010: S5565B, A8755B

S2539 - Summary

Regulates political contribution activities by intermediaries; requires that when contributions made by an intermediary to a candidate or a committee are over $1,000, the name, occupation and address of each contributor shall be disclosed.

S2539 - Sponsor Memo

S2539 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2539

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 activities
  by an intermediary

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

  Section  1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 14-105
to read as follows:
  S 14-105.  CONTRIBUTION DELIVERY ACTIVITIES BY AN INTERMEDIARY. 1. FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION  "INTERMEDIARY"  MEANS  AN  INDIVIDUAL,  CORPO-
RATION, PARTNERSHIP, POLITICAL COMMITTEE, EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR OTHER
ENTITY WHICH:
  (A) OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF BUSINESS AS A POSTAL, DELIVERY
OR  MESSENGER  SERVICE, DELIVERS ANY CONTRIBUTION FROM ANOTHER PERSON OR
ENTITY TO A CANDIDATE OR AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE; OR
  (B) SOLICITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CANDIDATE OR OTHER AUTHORIZED  COMMIT-
TEE  WHERE  SUCH  SOLICITATION  IS KNOWN TO SUCH CANDIDATE OR HIS OR HER
AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE. FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  ONLY  PERSONS
CLEARLY  IDENTIFIED  AS THE SOLICITOR OF A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CANDIDATE
OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE SHALL BE PRESUMED TO BE KNOWN TO SUCH
CANDIDATE OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE. "INTERMEDIARY"  SHALL  NOT
INCLUDE SPOUSES, DOMESTIC PARTNERS, PARENTS, CHILDREN OR SIBLINGS OF THE
PERSON  MAKING  SUCH  CONTRIBUTION,  OR  ANY PAID OR VOLUNTEER FULL-TIME
CAMPAIGN WORKERS OR COMMERCIAL FUNDRAISING FIRMS RETAINED BY THE  CANDI-
DATE AND THE AGENTS THEREOF.
  2. WHEN CONTRIBUTIONS TOTALING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE ARE DELIV-
ERED  BY  THE INTERMEDIARY TO THE RECIPIENT CANDIDATE, AUTHORIZED CANDI-
DATE COMMITTEE OR PARTY COMMITTEE, THE INTERMEDIARY  SHALL  INDICATE  IN
WRITING  TO  THE  RECIPIENT CANDIDATE, AUTHORIZED CANDIDATE COMMITTEE OR
PARTY COMMITTEE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03034-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2539A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A144A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-105, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1559, A5879
2009-2010: S5565B, A8755B

S2539A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Regulates political contribution activities by intermediaries; requires that when contributions made by an intermediary to a candidate or a committee are over $1,000, the name, occupation and address of each contributor shall be disclosed.

S2539A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2539A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2539--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ADDABBO, SAMPSON -- 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 contribution activities
  by an intermediary

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section  14-105
to read as follows:
  S 14-105.  CONTRIBUTION DELIVERY ACTIVITIES BY AN INTERMEDIARY. 1. FOR
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION  "INTERMEDIARY"  MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL, CORPO-
RATION, PARTNERSHIP, POLITICAL COMMITTEE, EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR OTHER
ENTITY WHICH:
  (A) OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF BUSINESS AS A POSTAL, DELIVERY
OR MESSENGER SERVICE, DELIVERS ANY CONTRIBUTION FROM ANOTHER  PERSON  OR
ENTITY TO A CANDIDATE OR AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE; OR
  (B)  SOLICITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CANDIDATE OR OTHER AUTHORIZED COMMIT-
TEE WHERE SUCH SOLICITATION IS KNOWN TO SUCH CANDIDATE  OR  HIS  OR  HER
AUTHORIZED  COMMITTEE.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH, ONLY PERSONS
CLEARLY IDENTIFIED AS THE SOLICITOR OF A CONTRIBUTION TO  THE  CANDIDATE
OR HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE SHALL BE PRESUMED TO BE KNOWN TO SUCH
CANDIDATE  OR  HIS OR HER AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE. "INTERMEDIARY" SHALL NOT
INCLUDE SPOUSES, DOMESTIC PARTNERS, PARENTS, CHILDREN OR SIBLINGS OF THE
PERSON MAKING SUCH CONTRIBUTION, OR  ANY  PAID  OR  VOLUNTEER  FULL-TIME
CAMPAIGN  WORKERS OR COMMERCIAL FUNDRAISING FIRMS RETAINED BY THE CANDI-
DATE AND THE AGENTS THEREOF.
  2. WHEN CONTRIBUTIONS TOTALING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE ARE DELIV-
ERED BY THE INTERMEDIARY TO THE RECIPIENT CANDIDATE,  AUTHORIZED  CANDI-
DATE  COMMITTEE  OR  PARTY COMMITTEE, THE INTERMEDIARY SHALL INDICATE IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03034-02-4

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