senate Bill S7022

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2018 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections

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S7022 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-116 & 14-120, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8395
2011-2012: S30
2013-2014: S166
2015-2016: S5093, S60

S7022 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to political contributions by limited liability companies.

S7022 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7022 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7022

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, BROOKS, COMRIE,
  DILAN, GIANARIS, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KAMINSKY, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MONT-
  GOMERY, PARKER, PERALTA, PERSAUD, SERRANO,  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS
  -- 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 political contributions

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

  Section 1. Section 14-116 of the election law, subdivision 1 as redes-
ignated by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978 and subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 260 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  § 14-116. Political contributions by certain  organizations.  1.    No
corporation  [or], LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock association OR
OTHER CORPORATE ENTITY doing business in this  state,  except  a  corpo-
ration  or  association  organized  or maintained for political purposes
only, shall directly or indirectly pay or use or offer, consent or agree
to pay or use any money or property for  or  in  aid  of  any  political
party, committee or organization, or for, or in aid of, any corporation,
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, joint-stock [or], other association, OR OTHER
CORPORATE ENTITY organized or maintained for political purposes, or for,
or  in  aid of, any candidate for political office or for nomination for
such  office,  or  for  any  political  purpose  whatever,  or  for  the
reimbursement or indemnification of any person for moneys or property so
used.  Any  officer,  director, stock-holder, MEMBER, OWNER, attorney or
agent of any corporation [or], LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY,  joint-stock
association  OR  OTHER  CORPORATE  ENTITY  which  violates  any  of  the
provisions of this section, who participates in, aids, abets or  advises
or consents to any such violations, and any person who solicits or know-
ingly receives any money or property in violation of this section, shall
be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
any corporation or an organization financially supported in whole or  in
part, by such corporation, ANY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER CORPO-

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