senate Bill S133

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 28, 2015 defeated in investigations and government operations
Mar 20, 2015 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 28, 2015 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S133
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 28, 2015

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S133 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง61-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8457
2011-2012: S96
2013-2014: S787
2017-2018: S4964

S133 (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.

S133 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S133 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   133

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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. 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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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