assembly Bill A6975C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 05, 2016 amended on third reading 6975c
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.261
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 12, 2015 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 04, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.37
rules report cal.37
reported
reported referred to rules
Apr 29, 2015 print number 6975b
Apr 29, 2015 amend and recommit to codes
reported referred to codes
Apr 23, 2015 print number 6975a
Apr 23, 2015 amend and recommit to election law
Apr 15, 2015 referred to election law

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A6975 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S60
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11355, S8395
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A6975 - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A6975 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6975

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. KAVANAGH, ZEBROWSKI, CAHILL, MILLER, GOTTFRIED,
  LAVINE, JAFFEE, GALEF, ABINANTI -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  GLICK,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE, MARKEY, ROBINSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- 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 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 organization, 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  may  make  expenditures,  including  contrib-
utions,  not  otherwise prohibited by law, for political purposes, in an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00169-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6975A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S60
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11355, S8395
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A6975A - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A6975A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6975--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, SIMON, ZEBROWSKI, CAHILL, MILLER, GOTT-
  FRIED,  LAVINE,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,  ABINANTI, WOERNER, BUCHWALD, COLTON,
  KAMINSKY, MAGNARELLI, MAYER, MOSLEY, SANTABARBARA, SCARBOROUGH, SKOUF-
  IS, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  GLICK,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,
  MARKEY, ROBINSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 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 organization, 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00169-03-5

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6975B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S60
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11355, S8395
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A6975B - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A6975B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6975--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, SIMON, ZEBROWSKI, CAHILL, MILLER, GOTT-
  FRIED,  LAVINE,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,  ABINANTI, WOERNER, BUCHWALD, COLTON,
  KAMINSKY, MAGNARELLI, MAYER, MOSLEY, SANTABARBARA, SCARBOROUGH, SKOUF-
  IS, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  GLICK,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,
  MARKEY, ROBINSON, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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 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 organization, 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00169-05-5

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6975C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S60
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11355, S8395
2011-2012: A2493, S30
2013-2014: A5067, S166
2017-2018: A1926, S496, S7022

A6975C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

A6975C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6975--C
                                                        Cal. No. 261

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, SIMON, ZEBROWSKI, CAHILL, MILLER, GOTT-
  FRIED,  LAVINE,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,  ABINANTI, WOERNER, BUCHWALD, COLTON,
  KAMINSKY, MAGNARELLI,  MAYER,  MOSLEY,  SANTABARBARA,  SKOUFIS,  COOK,
  BRONSON,  ROSENTHAL, RYAN, BARRETT, FAHY, RUSSELL, STECK, ROZIC, SIMO-
  TAS, ORTIZ, BLAKE, QUART, DINOWITZ, PEOPLES-STOKES,  LIFTON,  SCHIMEL,
  CUSICK, TITONE, HUNTER, STIRPE, CERETTO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, FARRELL, GLICK, LUPARDO, MAGEE, MARKEY, McDO-
  NALD,  ROBINSON,  SCHIMMINGER,  SEAWRIGHT,  THIELE  --  read  once and
  referred to the Committee on Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- reported and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- advanced to a third reading,  amended
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
  ing

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  [or], LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock association OR
OTHER CORPORATE ENTITY doing business in this  state,  except  a  corpo-
ration  or  association  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 organization, or for, or in aid of, any corporation,
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock [or], other association, OR OTHER
CORPORATE ENTITY organized or maintained for political purposes, or for,
or  in  aid of, any candidate for political office or for nomination for

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

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