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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to elections|
|Jan 18, 2013||referred to elections|
senate Bill S2540
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S2540 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S2540 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to the content of statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures to and by political committees PURPOSE: This bill is designed to increase the disclosure of contributor employment and campaign expenditure information. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends Election Law section 14-102 subdivision 1 to require that the filing statements of political committees report the occupation of contributors and transferors, and for people who contribute two hundred dollars or more, the statements must disclose the name and address of the person's employer. In addition. when an expenditure is made for more than one purpose or for goods and services provided by more than one supplier, the statement must provide the amount expended for each such purpose or to each such supplier. It also amends subdivision 3 to require that in promulgating regulations for filing statements the state board draft them to assure compliance and obtain the most disclosure possible.
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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