senate Bill S496

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Jan 04, 2017 referred to elections

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S496 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S7022
, A1926
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8395
2011-2012: S30
2013-2014: S166
2015-2016: S5093, S60

S496 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S496 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   496

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SQUADRON, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, COMRIE, DILAN,
  GIANARIS, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER,  LATIMER,  MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER,   PERALTA,   PERKINS,   PERSAUD,  RIVERA,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY,
  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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:
  §  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
association  OR  OTHER  CORPORATE  ENTITY  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 know-
ingly 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

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