senate Bill S1933

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Restricts certain corporations from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 07, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 17, 2019 referred to budget and revenue

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S1933 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S4347
, A623
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1116, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8366

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts certain corporations from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1933 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1933

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation  to  limitations  on  political
  activity

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (a) of section 1116 of  the  tax
law,  as  amended by chapter 270 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read
as follows:
  (4) Any corporation, association, trust,  or  community  chest,  fund,
foundation,  or limited liability company, organized and operated exclu-
sively for religious, charitable, scientific, testing for public safety,
literary or educational purposes, or to foster national or international
amateur sports competition (but  only  if  no  part  of  its  activities
involve  the  provision of athletic facilities or equipment), or for the
prevention of cruelty to children or animals, no part of the  net  earn-
ings  of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or indi-
vidual, no substantial part of the activities of which  is  carrying  on
propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, (except as
otherwise  provided in subsection (h) of section five hundred one of the
United States internal revenue code of nineteen hundred  fifty-four,  as
amended),  and which does not participate in, or intervene in (including
the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on
behalf of OR IN OPPOSITION TO  any  candidate  for  public  office.  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH REGARDING POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ACTIVITY SHALL
BE  INTERPRETED  IN  THE  SAME MANNER AS SECTION 501(C)(3) OF THE UNITED
STATES INTERNAL REVENUE CODE HAS BEEN INTERPRETED AS  OF  THE  EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THE  CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN THAT AMENDED
THIS PARAGRAPH;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02092-01-9

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