senate Bill S8191

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting of contributions or grants from a government agency by registered charitable organizations

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Sep 14, 2016 referred to rules

S8191 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง172-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S628
2019-2020: S626

S8191 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the attorney general may require reporting of contributions or grants from a government agency by registered charitable organizations; includes contributions by foreign government entities.

S8191 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8191 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 14, 2016

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to reporting of  contrib-
  utions  or  grants  from  a government agency by registered charitable


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 172-b of the executive law, as
amended by section 3 of chapter 549 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  Every  charitable organization registered or required to be regis-
tered pursuant to section one hundred seventy-two of this article  which
shall  receive in any fiscal year gross revenue and support in excess of
five hundred thousand dollars shall file with the  attorney  general  an
annual  written  financial  report,  on forms prescribed by the attorney
general, on or before the fifteenth day  of  the  fifth  calendar  month
after  the  close of such fiscal year. The annual financial report shall
be accompanied by an annual financial statement which includes an  inde-
pendent certified public accountant's audit report containing an opinion
that  the  financial  statements  are  presented  fairly in all material
respects and in conformity with generally  accepted  accounting  princi-
ples,  including  compliance  with  all  pronouncements of the financial
accounting standards board  and  the  American  Institute  of  Certified
Public  Accountants  that  establish  accounting  principles relevant to
not-for-profit organizations. Such  financial  report  shall  include  a
statement  of any changes in the information required to be contained in
the registration form filed on behalf of such organization.  The  finan-
cial report shall be signed by the president or other authorized officer
and the chief fiscal officer of the organization who shall certify under
penalties  for  perjury that the statements therein are true and correct
to the best of their knowledge, and shall be accompanied by  an  opinion
signed  by an independent public accountant that the financial statement
and balance sheet therein present fairly the  financial  operations  and
position  of  the  organization.    THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY REQUIRE THE

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


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