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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to elections|
|Jan 30, 2013||referred to elections|
senate Bill S3110
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S3110 - Details
S3110 - Summary
Relates to defining permissible personal use of campaign contributions; provides options for the disposition of unused campaign funds; prohibits certain state and legislative employees from accepting campaign contributions for election to state or federal office.
S3110 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3110 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law and the public officers law, in relation to campaign funds for personal use PURPOSE: This legislation will more clearly delineate how candidates for elected office can and cannot use their campaign funds, establish rules and methods for the disposal of excess campaign funds and for the timing of such disposal, require that they specifically detail campaign contributions by lobbyists and prohibit the soliciting or receiving of contributions for campaigns for state or federal office by senior policy makers in the executive and legislative branch. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 14-130 of the election law, delineating how campaign funds can be spent; Section 2 adds a new section 14-132 to the election law, delineating when and how candidates must dispose of left over campaign funds; Section 3 amends section 14-102 of the election law, requiring that campaign filings state whether a contributor is a lobbyist required to register pursuant to article one-A of the legisla- tive law; and Section 4 amends subdivision 3 of section 74 of the public officers law, prohibiting any employee of a state agency or legislative employee required to file an annual statement of financial disclosure from soliciting or receiving contributions for a campaign for state or federal office.
S3110 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3110 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law and the public officers law, in relation to campaign funds for personal use THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 14-130 of the election law, as added by chapter 152 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows: S 14-130. Campaign funds for personal use. 1. Contributions received by a candidate or a political committee may ONLY be expended for [any lawful purpose. Such funds shall not be converted by any person to a personal use which is unrelated to a political campaign or the holding of a public office or party position] BONA FIDE PURPOSES DIRECTLY RELATED TO EITHER: A. PROMOTING THE NOMINATION OR ELECTION OF A CANDIDATE; OR B. PERFORMING THOSE DUTIES OF PUBLIC OFFICE OR PARTY POSITION WHICH ARE NOT PAID FOR OR ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT BY THE STATE OR ANY POLI- TICAL SUBDIVISION OR PRIVATE PARTY. 2. PERMISSIBLE ORDINARY AND NECESSARY EXPENSES RELATING TO THE HOLDING OF PUBLIC OFFICE OR PARTY POSITION SHALL INCLUDE: A. PRODUCTION AND CIRCULATION OF FLYERS OR OTHER WRITTEN MATERIALS RELATED TO DUTIES OF OFFICEHOLDER; THE PLACEMENT OF HOLIDAY GREETINGS AND CONGRATULATORY ADS AND MEMORIAL NOTICES IN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS, MAGA- ZINES, JOURNALS OR OTHER PUBLICATION; B. SPONSORSHIP OR HOSTING OF COMMUNITY MEETINGS; TICKETS OR DONATIONS TO LOCAL CHARITABLE, NON-PROFIT OR POLITICAL EVENTS, ORGANIZATIONS OR ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF CONSTITUENTS OR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS; C. INCIDENTAL EXPENDITURES FOR THE OPERATION OF LEGISLATIVE OFFICES, INCLUDING PURCHASE OF ITEMS SUCH AS MEMORIAL OR GET-WELL GIFTS, FLOWERS OR SIMILAR ITEMS OF NOMINAL VALUE FOR CONSTITUENTS OR OTHERS; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03754-01-3
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