senate Bill S9184

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposition of campaign funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former candidate or holder of elective office

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Oct 22, 2018 referred to rules

S9184 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-132, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S93
2021-2022: S91

S9184 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Sets forth the means of the disposition of campaign funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former candidate or holder of elective office.

S9184 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9184 (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

                            October 22, 2018

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  the  disposition  of
  campaign  funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former
  candidate or holder of elective office


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 14-132 of the election law, as
added by section 2 of part C of chapter 286 of  the  laws  of  2016,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. Upon THE CONVICTION OF A FELONY OR the death of a candidate, former
candidate  or  holder of elective office, where such candidate or candi-
date's authorized committee received campaign  contributions,  all  such
funds  shall be disposed of by any of the following means, or any combi-
nation thereof, within two years of the  DISQUALIFICATION  OR  death  of
such person:
  (a)  returning,  pro rata, to each contributor the funds that have not
been spent or obligated;
  (b) donating the funds to a charitable organization  or  organizations
that meet the qualifications of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Reven-
ue Code;
  (c) donating the funds to the state university of New York or the city
university of New York; OR
  (d) donating the funds to the state's general fund[; or
  (e)  contributing  or  transferring  the  funds to a candidate, party,
constituted or political committee in  accordance  with  the  applicable
limits, if any, set forth in this article].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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