senate Bill S7186

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to campaign contributions by intermediaries

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May 02, 2014 referred to elections

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S7186 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-100 & 14-102, El L

S7186 - Summary

Relates to campaign contributions by intermediaries.

S7186 - Sponsor Memo

S7186 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7186

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, GIANARIS -- 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 campaign  contributions
  by intermediaries

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

  Section 1. Section 14-100 of the election law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  "INTERMEDIARY"  MEANS  AN  INDIVIDUAL,  CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP,
POLITICAL COMMITTEE, LABOR ORGANIZATION, OR OTHER  ENTITY  WHICH,  OTHER
THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF BUSINESS AS A POSTAL, DELIVERY, OR MESSEN-
GER  SERVICE, DELIVERS ANY CONTRIBUTION FROM ANOTHER PERSON OR ENTITY TO
A CANDIDATE OR AN AUTHORIZED COMMITTEE.
  "INTERMEDIARY"  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  SPOUSES,  PARENTS,  CHILDREN,  OR
SIBLINGS OF THE PERSON MAKING SUCH CONTRIBUTION.
  S  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 14-102 of the election law, as amended
by chapter 8 and as redesignated by chapter 9 of the laws  of  1978,  is
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 or
incurs any liability to pay money or its equivalent  shall  file  state-
ments  sworn,  or subscribed and bearing a form notice that false state-
ments made therein are punishable as a class A misdemeanor  pursuant  to
section  210.45 of the penal law, at the times prescribed by this [arti-
cle] TITLE 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 of the transferor, contributor,
INTERMEDIARY, or person from  whom  received,  and  if  the  transferor,
contributor,  INTERMEDIARY, or person is a political committee; the name
of and the political unit represented by the committee, the date of  its

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

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