senate Bill S3780B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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    • Passed Assembly
  • 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
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a2688b
May 14, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2018 1st report cal.1099
Mar 19, 2018 print number 3780b
Mar 19, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Jun 09, 2017 print number 3780a
Jun 09, 2017 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 27, 2017 referred to finance

S3780 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2688
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3385, A7213

S3780 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3780 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3780 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3780

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

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

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.

S3780A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2688
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3385, A7213

S3780A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3780A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3780A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3780--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

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

S3780B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2688
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §174-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3385, A7213

S3780B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3780B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3780B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3780--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Finance in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07678-05-8

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