assembly Bill A2688B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2018 signed chap.373
Dec 11, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1099
substituted for s3780b
Mar 19, 2018 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 14, 2018 amended on third reading 2688b
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.214
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.472
rules report cal.472
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jun 09, 2017 print number 2688a
Jun 09, 2017 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 20, 2017 referred to governmental operations

A2688 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3780
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7213, S3385

A2688 - Summary

Relates to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization.

A2688 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2688

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to solicitation  used  by
  or on behalf of any charitable organization

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 174-b of the executive law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2010, subdivision
3 as amended by chapter 43 of the laws of 2002, are amended  and  a  new
subdivision 6 is added to read as follows:
  2.  Any  solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organiza-
tion shall [provide] INCLUDE:
  (A) a clear description of the programs and activities  for  which  it
has  requested  and  has  expended or will expend contributions or shall
include therein a statement that, upon request, a person may obtain from
the organization such a description; AND
  (B) A STATEMENT IDENTIFYING THE WEBSITE OF THE NEW YORK  STATE  OFFICE
OF  THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL REPORTING TELEMARKETING CAMPAIGNS IN NEW YORK
STATE AND A TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CONTACT THE CHARITIES BUREAU OF THE  NEW
YORK  STATE  OFFICE  OF  THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT
CHARITIES.
  (C) If the solicitation is by an institution subject to article five-A
of the not-for-profit corporation law, and is for an endowment fund, the
solicitation must include a statement that, unless otherwise  restricted
by the gift instrument pursuant to paragraph (b) of section five hundred
fifty-three  of  the not-for-profit corporation law, the institution may
expend so much of an endowment fund as it deems prudent after  consider-
ing  the  factors  set  forth  in  paragraph (a) of section five hundred
fifty-three of the not-for-profit corporation law.
  3. In addition to any other disclosure required by law, any  solicita-
tion  by any means by a professional fund raiser or professional solici-

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

A2688A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3780
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7213, S3385

A2688A - Summary

Relates to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization.

A2688A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2688--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to solicitation used by
  or on behalf of any charitable organization

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 174-b of the executive law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2010, subdivision
3  as  amended by chapter 43 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read as
follows:
  2. Any solicitation used by or on behalf of any  charitable  organiza-
tion shall [provide] INCLUDE:
  (A)  a  clear  description of the programs and activities for which it
has requested and has expended or will  expend  contributions  or  shall
include therein a statement that, upon request, a person may obtain from
the organization such a description; AND
  (B)  A  STATEMENT  IDENTIFYING THE WEBSITE AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF THE
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WHERE  AN  INDIVIDUAL  CAN
RECEIVE INFORMATION ON CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
  (C) If the solicitation is by an institution subject to article five-A
of the not-for-profit corporation law, and is for an endowment fund, the
solicitation  must include a statement that, unless otherwise restricted
by the gift instrument pursuant to paragraph (b) of section five hundred
fifty-three of the not-for-profit corporation law, the  institution  may
expend  so much of an endowment fund as it deems prudent after consider-
ing the factors set forth in  paragraph  (a)  of  section  five  hundred
fifty-three of the not-for-profit corporation law.
  3.  In addition to any other disclosure required by law, any solicita-
tion by any means by a professional fund raiser or professional  solici-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07678-02-7

A2688B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3780
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7213, S3385

A2688B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to solicitation used by or on behalf of any charitable organization.

A2688B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2688--B
                                                        Cal. No. 214

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to solicitation used by
  or on behalf of any charitable organization

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 of section 174-b of the executive
law, subdivisions 1 and 3 as amended by chapter 43 of the laws  of  2002
and  subdivision  2  as  amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2010, are
amended to read as follows:
  1. Any solicitation, by any means, including but not limited  to  oral
solicitation,  by  or  on behalf of a registered charitable organization
which is required to file financial reports pursuant to this article and
has filed all such reports, shall include therein a statement that  upon
request, a person may obtain from the organization or from the CHARITIES
REGISTRY ON THE attorney [general] GENERAL'S WEBSITE, a copy of the last
financial  report  filed  by the organization with the attorney general.
Such statement shall specify the address of  the  organization  and  the
address  of  the  attorney  general,  to  which  such  request should be
addressed and in the case of a  written  solicitation,  must  be  placed
conspicuously  in the material with print no smaller than ten point bold
face type or, alternatively, no smaller than the size print used for the
most number of words in the statements. Provided, however,  such  state-
ment  need  not  be  made where the space for a printed advertisement or
promotional time in any media has been donated or made available to  the
charitable  organization  at  no  cost  and  such space or time does not
reasonably permit inclusion of such statement.

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

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