senate Bill S1013A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions by certain organizations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2019 print number 1013a
Mar 21, 2019 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 10, 2019 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

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S1013 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5488
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L

S1013 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain political contributions and loans by certain organizations; provides that loans not repaid by the date of the primary or election shall be considered a contribution.

S1013 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1013 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1013

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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
  by certain organizations

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 14-116 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 260 of the laws  of  1981,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  A.  Notwithstanding  [the  provisions  of  subdivision one of this
section, any corporation or an  organization  financially  supported  in
whole  or  in part, by such corporation may make expenditures, including
contributions, not otherwise prohibited by law, for political  purposes,
in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars in the aggregate in any
calendar  year;  provided  that  no  public  utility  shall use revenues
received from the rendition of  public  service  within  the  state  for
contributions  for political purposes unless such cost is charged to the
shareholders of such a public service corporation] ANY  OTHER  PROVISION
OF  LAW  TO THE CONTRARY, NO CONTRIBUTION, LOAN, LOAN GUARANTEE OR OTHER
SECURITY FOR SUCH A LOAN FROM ANY CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPA-
NY,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  PARTNERSHIP  OR  PARTNERSHIP, OTHER THAN IN THE
REGULAR COURSE OF THE LENDER'S BUSINESS, MAY BE ACCEPTED BY A  CANDIDATE
OR  POLITICAL  COMMITTEE,  OTHER  THAN  A CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP OR PARTNERSHIP THAT  IS  A  POLI-
TICAL  COMMITTEE,  FOR  ALL NOMINATIONS TO ANY OFFICE OR ELECTION TO ANY
OFFICE.
  B. A LOAN MADE TO A CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL  COMMITTEE,  OTHER  THAN  A
CONSTITUTED  COMMITTEE,  BY  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM  OR ASSOCIATION SHALL BE
REPAID BY THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY, SPECIAL OR GENERAL ELECTION,  AS  THE
CASE  MAY  BE,  OR  SUCH LOAN SHALL BE CONSIDERED A CONTRIBUTION BY SUCH
PERSON, FIRM OR ASSOCIATION INCLUDING ANY PERSON  ENDORSING,  COSIGNING,
GUARANTEEING, COLLATERALIZING OR OTHER PROVIDING SECURITY FOR THE LOAN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

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S1013A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5488
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L

S1013A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain political contributions and loans by certain organizations; provides that loans not repaid by the date of the primary or election shall be considered a contribution.

S1013A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1013A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1013--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. METZGER, BRESLIN, GIANARIS, JACKSON, KRUEGER, LIU,
  MAY, MYRIE, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Elections --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions
  by certain organizations

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 14-116 of  the  election  law,  as
amended by chapter 4 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  A.  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 corporate entity may make expenditures,  including  contributions,
not  otherwise  prohibited  by law, for political purposes, in an amount
not to exceed five thousand dollars in the  aggregate  in  any  calendar
year;  provided  that no public utility shall use revenues received from
the rendition of public service within the state for  contributions  for
political  purposes  unless  such cost is charged to the shareholders of
such a public service corporation.]  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  NO  CONTRIBUTION,  LOAN, LOAN GUARANTEE OR OTHER SECURITY FOR
SUCH A LOAN FROM ANY CORPORATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY,  LIMITED
LIABILITY  PARTNERSHIP  OR PARTNERSHIP, OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE
OF THE LENDER'S BUSINESS, MAY BE ACCEPTED BY A  CANDIDATE  OR  POLITICAL
COMMITTEE,  OTHER THAN A CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, LIMITED
LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP OR PARTNERSHIP THAT IS A POLITICAL COMMITTEE,  FOR
ALL NOMINATIONS TO ANY OFFICE OR ELECTION TO ANY OFFICE.
  B.  A  LOAN  MADE  TO A CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL COMMITTEE, OTHER THAN A
CONSTITUTED COMMITTEE, BY ANY  PERSON,  FIRM  OR  ASSOCIATION  SHALL  BE
REPAID  BY  THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY, SPECIAL OR GENERAL ELECTION, AS THE

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

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