senate Bill S60B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2016 reported and committed to codes
Mar 07, 2016 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 22, 2016 print number 60b
Jan 22, 2016 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
Jun 01, 2015 print number 60a
Jun 01, 2015 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 27, 2015 reported and committed to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 04, 2015 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 07, 2015 referred to elections

Votes

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May 9, 2016 - Elections committee Vote

S60B
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 9, 2016

excused (1)

Apr 27, 2015 - Elections committee Vote

S60
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2015

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S60 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6975C
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S166A, A5067
2011-2012: S30, A2493
2009-2010: S8395, A11355A

S60 - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S60 - Sponsor Memo

S60 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   60

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

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
amount not to exceed [five] ONE thousand dollars in the aggregate in any

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

Co-Sponsors

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S60A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6975C
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S166A, A5067
2011-2012: S30, A2493
2009-2010: S8395, A11355A

S60A - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S60A - Sponsor Memo

S60A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  60--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  ADDABBO,  COMRIE, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS,
  HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, PANEPINTO, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered  print-
  ed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections --
  reported favorably from said committee and committed to the  Committee
  on  Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- 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.

Co-Sponsors

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S60B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6975C
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S166A, A5067
2011-2012: S30, A2493
2009-2010: S8395, A11355A

S60B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S60B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S60B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  60--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  ADDABBO,  COMRIE, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS,
  HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, PANEPINTO, PERKINS, STAVISKY -- read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Elections  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed
  to the Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities  and  Commissions  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Elections  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec. 8 -- 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 [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
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, MEMBER,  OWNER,  attorney  or
agent  of  any  corporation [or], LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock

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

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