senate Bill S5455A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires campaign finance information of certain candidates or committees to be filed on an electronic reporting system

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2018 print number 5455a
Jan 18, 2018 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
May 24, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2017 1st report cal.1084
Mar 29, 2017 referred to elections

Votes

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May 22, 2017 - Elections committee Vote

S5455
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Committee Vote: May 22, 2017

aye wr (1)

S5455 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6732
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-102 & 14-104, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3903, A1641

S5455 - Summary

Requires campaign finance information of certain candidates or committees to be filed on an electronic reporting system.

S5455 - Sponsor Memo

S5455 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5455

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HAMILTON -- 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  requiring  campaign
  finance information of certain candidates or committees to be filed on
  an electronic reporting system

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 14-102 of the election law,
subdivision 4 as amended and subdivision 5 as added by  chapter  406  of
the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  4.  Any  committee which is required to file statements with any board
of elections pursuant to this article [and which  raises  or  spends  or
expects to raise or spend more than one thousand dollars in any calendar
year]  shall file all such statements pursuant to the electronic report-
ing system prescribed by the state board of elections as  set  forth  in
subdivision nine-A of section 3-102 of this chapter. Notwithstanding the
provisions  of this subdivision, upon the filing of a sworn statement by
the treasurer of a political committee which states that such  political
committee  does  not  have  access to the technology necessary to comply
with the electronic filing requirements of subdivision nine-A of section
3-102 of this chapter and that filing by such means would  constitute  a
substantial  hardship  for  such political committee, the state board of
elections may issue an exemption from the electronic filing requirements
of this article.
  [5. Any committee which is required to  file  statements  pursuant  to
this  article with county boards of elections shall file in paper format
to the county board of elections or in electronic format if the legisla-
tive body of any county provides, by local  law,  an  electronic  filing
system and shall file such statements by electronic reporting process to
the state board of elections.]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10346-01-7

S5455A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6732
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-102 & 14-104, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3903, A1641

S5455A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires campaign finance information of certain candidates or committees to be filed on an electronic reporting system.

S5455A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5455A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5455--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections  --  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  requiring  campaign
  finance information of certain candidates or committees to be filed on
  an electronic reporting system

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 14-102 of the election law,
subdivision 4 as amended and subdivision 5 as added by  chapter  406  of
the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  4.  Any  committee which is required to file statements with any board
of elections pursuant to this article [and which  raises  or  spends  or
expects to raise or spend more than one thousand dollars in any calendar
year]  shall file all such statements pursuant to the electronic report-
ing system prescribed by the state board of elections as  set  forth  in
subdivision nine-A of section 3-102 of this chapter. Notwithstanding the
provisions  of this subdivision, upon the filing of a sworn statement by
the treasurer of a political committee which states that such  political
committee  does  not  have  access to the technology necessary to comply
with the electronic filing requirements of subdivision nine-A of section
3-102 of this chapter and that filing by such means would  constitute  a
substantial  hardship  for  such political committee, the state board of
elections may issue an exemption from the electronic filing requirements
of this article.
  [5. Any committee which is required to  file  statements  pursuant  to
this  article with county boards of elections shall file in paper format
to the county board of elections or in electronic format if the legisla-
tive body of any county provides, by local  law,  an  electronic  filing

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

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