|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to election law|
|Nov 29, 2017||referred to election law|
assembly Bill A8816
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A8816 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Election Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§14-106, 14-107 & 14-126, El L
A8816 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8816 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y November 29, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SKOUFIS -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Election Law AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to disclosure of the iden- tities of political committees, persons, organizations, or agents making certain expenditures for political communications THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 14-106 of the election law, as amended by section 3 of subpart C of part H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: § 14-106. Political communication. 1. The statements required to be filed under the provisions of this article next succeeding a primary, general or special election shall be accompanied by a copy of all broad- cast, cable or satellite schedules and scripts, internet, DIGITAL, print and other types of advertisements, pamphlets, circulars, flyers, brochures, letterheads and other printed matter purchased or produced, and reproductions of statements or information published to five hundred or more members of a general public audience by computer or other elec- tronic device including but not limited to electronic mail or text message, purchased in connection with such election by or under the authority of the person filing the statement or the committee or the person on whose behalf it is filed, as the case may be. POLITICAL COMMU- NICATIONS SHALL ALSO INCLUDE ALL OTHER PUBLISHED STATEMENTS CONVEYED TO FIVE HUNDRED OR MORE MEMBERS OF A GENERAL PUBLIC AUDIENCE WHICH: (I) IRRESPECTIVE OF WHEN SUCH STATEMENT IS MADE, CONTAINS WORDS SUCH AS "VOTE", "OPPOSE", "SUPPORT", "ELECT", "DEFEAT", OR "REJECT", WHICH CALL FOR THE ELECTION OR DEFEAT OF THE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED CANDIDATE; OR (II) REFERS TO AND ADVOCATES FOR OR AGAINST A CLEARLY IDENTIFIED CANDIDATE OR BALLOT PROPOSAL ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST OF THE YEAR OF THE ELECTION IN WHICH SUCH CANDIDATE IS SEEKING OFFICE OR SUCH PROPOSAL SHALL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT. Such copies, schedules and scripts shall be preserved by the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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