senate Bill S3074

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits political contributions by businesses that have been awarded state contracts

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 01, 2019 referred to finance

S3074 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §148, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7478
2011-2012: S1565
2013-2014: S2538
2015-2016: S2858
2017-2018: S3068

S3074 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits political contributions by businesses that have been awarded state contracts.

S3074 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3074 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3074

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to prohibiting  poli-
  tical  contributions  by  businesses  that  have  been  awarded  state
  contracts

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

  Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
148 to read as follows:
  § 148. POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS PROHIBITED.   ANY CORPORATION,  LIMITED
LIABILITY  COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, OR ANY OTHER BUSI-
NESS ENTITY THAT HAS BEEN AWARDED A CONTRACT OR RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT BY
THE STATE, OR ANY  DEPARTMENT,  AGENCY  OR  OFFICIAL  THEREOF  SHALL  BE
PROHIBITED  FROM  MAKING  ANY  POLITICAL EXPENDITURE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR
INDIRECTLY, IN SUPPORT OF ANY ASSOCIATION ORGANIZED  OR  MAINTAINED  FOR
POLITICAL  PURPOSES,  OR  FOR  OR  IN AID OF ANY CANDIDATE FOR POLITICAL
OFFICE OR FOR THE NOMINATION FOR  SUCH  OFFICE,  OR  FOR  ANY  POLITICAL
PURPOSE  WHATSOEVER,  OR FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT OR INDEMNIFICATION OF ANY
PERSON FOR MONEYS OR PROPERTY SO USED. THE PROHIBITION SET FORTH IN THIS
SECTION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING  ON  THE  DATE  SUCH
CONTRACT  IS  AWARDED  OR RENEWED TO SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY UNTIL ONE YEAR
FOLLOWING THE DATE SUCH CONTRACT IS COMPLETED, CANCELLED OR  TERMINATED.
UPON ANY VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION BY SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY, SUCH AWARDED
OR  RENEWED CONTRACT MAY BE CANCELLED OR TERMINATED BY THE STATE, OR ANY
SUCH DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR OFFICIAL THEREOF WITHOUT  THE  OCCURRENCE  OF
ANY  PENALTY OR DAMAGES, PROVIDED THAT ANY MONIES OWING BY THE STATE FOR
GOODS DELIVERED OR WORK DONE PRIOR TO SUCH CANCELLATION  OR  TERMINATION
SHALL BE PAID.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to contracts awarded or renewed on  or
after such date.

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

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