assembly Bill A1684

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to contributions by executive appointees

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to election law
Jan 16, 2019 referred to election law

A1684 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3956
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-131, amd §14-126, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10850, S8404

A1684 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits contributions by executive appointees to the governor who appointed them.

A1684 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1684

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to contributions by execu-
  tive appointees

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section  14-131
to read as follows:
  §  14-131. CONTRIBUTIONS BY EXECUTIVE APPOINTEES. 1. (A) NO INDIVIDUAL
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED  TO  APPOINTEES  TO
ANY COMMISSION, BOARD, COUNCIL, PANEL, OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY, SHALL MAKE A
MONETARY  CONTRIBUTION  TO THE CAMPAIGN OF SUCH GOVERNOR OR TO ANY POLI-
TICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ORGANIZED BY OR FOR  THE  SPECIFIC  BENEFIT  OF
SUCH GOVERNOR.
  (B)  SUCH  PROHIBITION  SHALL APPLY TO ANY CONTRIBUTIONS OCCURRING ONE
YEAR PRIOR TO, DURING THE TERM OF, AND ONE YEAR FOLLOWING  THE  TERM  OF
HIS OR HER APPOINTMENT.
  (C)  SUCH  PROHIBITION  SHALL  ALSO  APPLY  TO  ANYONE RESIDING IN THE
APPOINTEE'S HOUSEHOLD INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC
PARTNER, OR CHILD.
  2.  BEFORE  AN  INDIVIDUAL IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, THE APPOINTEE
SHALL IDENTIFY ANY  CONTRIBUTIONS  MADE  TO  SUCH  GOVERNOR  WITHIN  THE
TWELVE-MONTH  PERIOD  IMMEDIATELY  PRIOR TO THE DATE OF APPOINTMENT, AND
SUCH GOVERNOR SHALL REFUND THE ENTIRE AMOUNT OF ANY SUCH CONTRIBUTION.
  3. NO APPOINTEE SHALL REQUEST OR DEMAND THAT ANY OTHER PERSON MAKE  OR
OFFER TO MAKE ANY MONETARY CONTRIBUTION TO THE CAMPAIGN OF SUCH GOVERNOR
OR  TO ANY POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ORGANIZED BY OR FOR THE SPECIFIC
BENEFIT OF SUCH GOVERNOR.
  4. SUCH PROHIBITION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE METHOD  OF  REMOVING
SUCH  APPOINTEE  FROM  OFFICE,  OR  REGARDLESS OF ANY REQUIREMENT ON THE
APPOINTEE TO FILE A STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE.

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