senate Bill S2540

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the content of statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures to and by political committees

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 18, 2013 referred to elections

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S2540 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2014
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-102, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1564, A5919
2009-2010: S5545, A8757

S2540 - Summary

Relates to the content of statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures to and by political committees; requires such statements to include the occupation of the contributor, and in certain cases such person's employer and business address.

S2540 - Sponsor Memo

S2540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2540

                       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 the content  of  state-
  ments  of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures
  to and by political committees

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

  Section  1.    Subdivisions  1 and 3 of section 14-102 of the election
law, as amended by chapter 8 of the  laws  of  1978,  subdivision  1  as
redesignated  by  chapter  9  of  the  laws of 1978 and subdivision 3 as
renumbered by chapter 70 of the laws of 1983, are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  The  treasurer of every political committee which, or any officer,
member or agent of any  such  committee  who,  in  connection  with  any
election,  receives  or expends any money or other [valuable thing] ITEM
OF VALUE or incurs any liability to pay money or  its  equivalent  shall
file  statements  sworn,  or  subscribed  and bearing a form notice that
false statements made therein are punishable as a  class  A  misdemeanor
pursuant  to section 210.45 of the penal law, at the times prescribed by
this article setting forth all the receipts, contributions  to  and  the
expenditures  by  and liabilities of the committee, and of its officers,
members and agents in its behalf.  Such  statements  shall  include  the
dollar  amount  of  any  receipt,  contribution or transfer, or the fair
market value of any receipt, contribution or transfer,  which  is  other
than of money, the name [and], address AND OCCUPATION of the transferor,
contributor  or  person  from  whom  received, OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR
COURSE OF A LENDER'S BUSINESS, AND FOR A NATURAL PERSON CONTRIBUTING TWO
HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE, THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF SUCH PERSON'S EMPLOYER,
AND THE BUSINESS ADDRESS OF EACH POLITICAL  COMMITTEE  OR  OTHER  ENTITY
MAKING  SUCH CONTRIBUTION, OR ANY LOAN, GUARANTEE, OR OTHER SECURITY FOR
SUCH A LOAN and if the transferor, contributor or person is a  political

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03070-01-3

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