assembly Bill A5089

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to election law
Feb 12, 2015 referred to election law

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A5089 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-116, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11355
2011-2012: A2493
2013-2014: A5067
2017-2018: A1926

A5089 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A5089 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5089

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SIMON, BUCHWALD, COLTON, GOTTFRIED, KAMINSKY,
  MAGNARELLI, MAYER, MOSLEY, SANTABARBARA, SCARBOROUGH, SKOUFIS, STIRPE,
  ROBINSON, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,  GLICK  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 14-116. Political contributions by certain  organizations.  1.    No
corporation,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association doing
business in this state, except [a corporation or association] AN  ENTITY
organized  or  maintained for political purposes only, shall directly or
indirectly pay or use or offer, consent or agree to pay or use any money
or property for or in aid of any political party, committee or organiza-
tion, or for, or in aid of, any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPANY,
joint-stock  or  other association organized or maintained for political
purposes, or for, or in aid of, any candidate for  political  office  or
for  nomination  for such office, or for any political purpose whatever,
or for the reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys  or
property so used. Any officer, director, stock-holder, attorney or agent
of any corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or joint-stock association
which  violates  any of the provisions of this section, who participates
in, aids, abets or advises or consents to any such violations,  and  any
person  who  solicits  or  knowingly  receives  any money or property in
violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this  section,
any  corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or in
part, by such corporation, AND ANY LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPANY  may  make
expenditures,  including contributions, not otherwise prohibited by law,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00169-02-5

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