senate Bill S4097

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to pay-to-play disclosure reform

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to rules
Feb 26, 2015 referred to rules

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S4097 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6692
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง139-l, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5962, A8199
2017-2018: A3525
2019-2020: A3917

S4097 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pay-to-play disclosure reform; requires reporting of contributions business entities have made to a candidate committee or election fund of certain public officers prior to contracts for procurement.

S4097 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4097 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4097

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LANZA, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  state  finance  law,  in  relation  to  pay-to-play
  disclosure reform

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

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
139-l to read as follows:
  S  139-L. REPORTING OF CONTRIBUTIONS BY BUSINESS ENTITIES.  1. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A "BUSINESS ENTITY" SHALL MEAN ANY NATURAL  OR
LEGAL  PERSON,  BUSINESS CORPORATION, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CORPORATION,
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP,  LIMITED  PARTNERSHIP,  BUSINESS
TRUST, ASSOCIATION, LABOR ORGANIZATION, RELIGIOUS CORPORATION, EDUCATION
CORPORATION,  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION ORGANIZED UNDER THE LAWS OF
THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR FOREIGN JURISDICTION, INCLUDING:
  A. ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO OWN OR CONTROL MORE THAN  TEN  PERCENT  OF  THE
PROFITS  OR  ASSETS  OF A BUSINESS ENTITY OR TEN PERCENT OF THE STOCK IN
THE CASE OF A BUSINESS ENTITY THAT  IS  A  CORPORATION  FOR  PROFIT,  AS
APPROPRIATE;
  B.  KEY  EMPLOYEES  OF THE BUSINESS ENTITY, WHICH SHALL MEAN OFFICERS,
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND TRUSTEES, AND THEIR SPOUSES;
  C. ANY SUBSIDIARIES DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY CONTROLLED BY THE  BUSINESS
ENTITY;
  D.  ANY  POLITICAL  ORGANIZATION  ORGANIZED  UNDER  SECTION 527 OF THE
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE THAT IS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY CONTROLLED  BY  THE
BUSINESS  ENTITY,  OTHER  THAN  A CANDIDATE COMMITTEE, ELECTION FUND, OR
POLITICAL PARTY COMMITTEE; AND
  E. IF A BUSINESS ENTITY IS A  NATURAL  PERSON,  THAT  PERSON'S  SPOUSE
AND/OR CHILD, RESIDING WITH THE BUSINESS ENTITY.
  2. PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW AND THE DEPARTMENT
OF AUDIT AND CONTROL FOR APPROVAL OF A PROCUREMENT CONTRACT FOR THE SALE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01940-01-5

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