|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jun 21, 2013||recommitted to rules|
|Jun 11, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1261|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 15, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3797
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3797 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §174-b, Exec L
S3797 - Summary
Relates to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization; requires a statement setting forth the percentage of funds raised by the professional fund raiser or professional solicitor that was forwarded to the charitable organizations on behalf of which it solicited during the past two fiscal years; requires a statement setting forth the percentage of such charitable organization's funds allocated to administrative expenses during the past two fiscal years of the organization; determines fines.
S3797 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3797 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: SECTION 1 amends subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 174-b of the Executive Law to provide: (1)that any solicitation by or on behalf of any charitable organization shall include a statement setting forth the percentage of such charitable organizations funds allocated to administrative expenses during the past two fiscal years. Administrative expenses are defined for the purposes of this subdivision as any direct contribution that does not go directly to the public or individual persons a charitable organization serves or assists. (2) That any solicitation made by a professional fundraiser or professional solicitor by any means on behalf of a charitable organization required to be registered pursuant to Article 7-A of the Executive Law shall include a statement of the percentage of funds raised by the professional fundraiser of professional solicitor that was forwarded to the charitable organizations on behalf it solicited during the past two fiscal years.
S3797 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3797 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 15, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 174-b of the executive law, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 43 of the laws of 2002, are amended and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows: 2. Any solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organiza- tion shall [provide] INCLUDE: (A) a clear description of the programs and activities for which it has requested and has expended or will expend contributions or shall include therein a statement that, upon request, a person may obtain from the organization such a description; AND (B) A STATEMENT SETTING FORTH THE PERCENTAGE OF SUCH CHARITABLE ORGAN- IZATION'S FUNDS ALLOCATED TO ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES DURING THE PAST TWO FISCAL YEARS OF THE ORGANIZATION. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE" SHALL MEAN ANY DIRECT CONTRIBUTION OR PORTION THEREOF THAT DOES NOT GO DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLIC OR INDIVIDUAL PERSONS A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION SERVES OR ASSISTS. If the solicitation is by an institution subject to article five-A of the not-for-profit corporation law, and is for an endowment fund, the solicitation must include a statement that, unless otherwise restricted by the gift instrument pursuant to paragraph (b) of section five hundred fifty-three of the not-for-profit corporation law, the institution may expend so much of an endowment fund as it deems prudent after consider- ing the factors set forth in paragraph (a) of section five hundred fifty-three of the not-for-profit corporation law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08686-02-3
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