senate Bill S8409

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to restricted government participant contribution periods

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2018 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1131
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 04, 2018 referred to elections

S8409 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-131, amd §14-126, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1987

S8409 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to restricted government participant contribution periods; civil penalty not to exceed the greater of ten thousand dollars or an amount equal to two hundred percent of the contribution.

S8409 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8409 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8409

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- 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  restricted  government
  participant contribution periods

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section  14-131
to read as follows:
  § 14-131. GOVERNMENT PARTICIPANT CONTRIBUTIONS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "RELATIVE OF ANY PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON LIVING IN THE SAME
HOUSEHOLD AS THE INDIVIDUAL AND ANY PERSON WHO IS A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF
THE GRANDPARENTS OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR OF THE GRANDPARENTS OF SUCH INDI-
VIDUAL'S SPOUSE OR THE SPOUSE OF SUCH DESCENDANTS;
  (B) "LICENSING" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTIVITY RESPECTING THE GRANT,  DENIAL,
RENEWAL,  REVOCATION,  ENFORCEMENT,  SUSPENSION,  ANNULMENT, WITHDRAWAL,
RECALL, CANCELLATION OR AMENDMENT OF A LICENSE, PERMIT OR OTHER FORM  OF
PERMISSION  CONFERRING THE RIGHT OR PRIVILEGE TO ENGAGE IN (I) A PROFES-
SION, TRADE, OR OCCUPATION, OR (II) ANY BUSINESS OR  ACTIVITY  REGULATED
BY  A  REGULATORY  AGENCY  OF  A CITY AGENCY THAT IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH
LICENSE, PERMIT OR OTHER FORM OF PERMISSION WOULD BE PROHIBITED;
  (C) "LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY" SHALL MEAN: (I) ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,
BUREAU, COMMISSION, DIVISION, OFFICE, COUNCIL, COMMITTEE OR OFFICER OF A
MUNICIPALITY, WHETHER PERMANENT OR  TEMPORARY,  OR  (II)  AN  INDUSTRIAL
DEVELOPMENT  AGENCY  OR LOCAL PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION AS THAT TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THE GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LAW;
  (D) "BUSINESS ENTITY" SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS CORPORATION,  PROFESSIONAL
SERVICES  CORPORATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED
PARTNERSHIP, BUSINESS TRUST, ASSOCIATION OR ANY OTHER  LEGAL  COMMERCIAL
ENTITY  ORGANIZED  UNDER  THE  LAWS  OF THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR
FOREIGN JURISDICTION, INCLUDING ANY SUBSIDIARY  DIRECTLY  OR  INDIRECTLY
CONTROLLED  BY  THE  BUSINESS  ENTITY,  AND  ANY POLITICAL ORGANIZATION,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY POLITICAL ORGANIZATION ORGANIZED  UNDER
SECTION  FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, THAT IS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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