senate Bill S787A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires elected officials to post certain information regarding contributions on his or her website

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 16, 2013 reported and committed to codes
Feb 25, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 09, 2013 print number 787a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 16, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S787A
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2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

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S787 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S96
2009-2010: S8457B

S787 - Summary

Requires elected officials to post certain information regarding contributions on his or her website; failure to comply with this provision of this section shall constitute a class E felony.

S787 - Sponsor Memo

S787 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   787

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  elected  officials to post certain information regarding contributions
  on his or her websites

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

  Section  1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new section
61-a to read as follows:
  S 61-A. CONTRIBUTIONS POSTED ON CERTAIN ELECTED  OFFICIALS'  WEBSITES.
1.    THE GOVERNOR, THE COMPTROLLER, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ANY MEMBER
OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY SHALL:
  A.  POST ON THE HOMEPAGE OF HIS OR HER WEBSITES A DIRECT LINK  TO  THE
BOARD  OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE TO SUCH ELECTED OFFICIAL'S CAMPAIGN CONTRIB-
UTIONS.
  B. POST ON THE HOMEPAGE OF HIS OR HER WEBSITES ALL CONTRIBUTIONS  OVER
TWO  HUNDRED  FIFTY DOLLARS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT; INCLUDING THE
EXACT AMOUNT OF EACH CONTRIBUTION AND THE IDENTITY OF THE DONOR.
  2. ANY PERSON WHO SHALL KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY VIOLATE ANY  PROVISION
OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00342-01-3

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S787A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S96
2009-2010: S8457B

S787A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires elected officials to post certain information regarding contributions on his or her website; failure to comply with this provision of this section shall constitute a class E felony.

S787A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S787A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 787--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  officers  law, in relation to requiring
  elected officials to post certain information regarding  contributions
  on his or her websites

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

  Section 1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new  section
61-a to read as follows:
  S  61-A.  CONTRIBUTIONS POSTED ON CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS' WEBSITES.
1.  THE GOVERNOR, THE COMPTROLLER, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND  ANY  MEMBER
OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY SHALL:
  A.    POST ON THE HOMEPAGE OF HIS OR HER WEBSITES A DIRECT LINK TO THE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE TO SUCH ELECTED OFFICIAL'S CAMPAIGN  CONTRIB-
UTIONS.
  B.  POST ON THE HOMEPAGE OF HIS OR HER WEBSITES ALL CONTRIBUTIONS OVER
TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT;  INCLUDING  THE
EXACT AMOUNT OF EACH CONTRIBUTION AND THE IDENTITY OF THE DONOR.
  2.  SUCH  ELECTED  OFFICIAL SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT THE
INFORMATION AS REQUIRED IN PARAGRAPHS A AND B OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION IS POSTED, EITHER BY THE ELECTED OFFICIAL OR SUCH ELECTED  OFFI-
CIAL'S  DESIGNEE,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL
STAFF EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WHILE IN THE COURSE OF  HIS  OR
HER  DUTIES  AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE, BE DESIGNATED FOR THE PURPOSES
OF POSTING SUCH INFORMATION ON THE  CAMPAIGN  WEBSITES  OF  ANY  ELECTED
OFFICIAL.
  3.  ANY PERSON WHO SHALL KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY VIOLATE ANY PROVISION
OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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