senate Bill S32A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by candidates for president and vice president

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Mar 28, 2019 print number 32a
Mar 28, 2019 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 09, 2019 referred to elections

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S32 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4493
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-170, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8217
2017-2018: S26

S32 - Summary

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by candidates for president and vice president.

S32 - Sponsor Memo

S32 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   32

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GIANARIS,  KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER, PERSAUD, RIVERA, SANDERS, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- 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 requiring  the  disclo-
  sure of tax returns by candidates for president and vice president

  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  6-170
to read as follows:
  §  6-170.  DISCLOSURE  OF  TAX RETURNS BY CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND
VICE PRESIDENT. 1. NOT LATER THAN FIFTY DAYS BEFORE A GENERAL  ELECTION,
A  CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT, OTHER THAN A
WRITE-IN CANDIDATE WHO FILES A CERTIFICATE OF CANDIDACY WITH  THE  STATE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION 6-153 OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL:
  (A)  FILE  WITH  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF ELECTIONS A COPY OF THE FEDERAL
INCOME TAX RETURN, AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 6103(B)(1) OF  THE
INTERNAL  REVENUE  CODE OF 1986, OF SUCH CANDIDATE FOR AT LEAST THE FIVE
MOST RECENT TAXABLE YEARS FOR WHICH SUCH A RETURN HAS  BEEN  FILED  WITH
THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; AND
  (B) PROVIDE WRITTEN CONSENT TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS,  IN  SUCH  FORM  AS SHALL BE PRESCRIBED BY THE STATE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS, FOR THE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF SUCH RETURNS PURSUANT TO  SUBDI-
VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  INCOME  TAX  RETURNS  FILED WITH THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS BY A
CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT  OR  VICE  PRESIDENT  PURSUANT  TO
SUBDIVISION  ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE
WEBSITE OF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS NO LATER THAN SEVEN  DAYS  AFTER

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

Co-Sponsors

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S32A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4493
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6-170, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8217
2017-2018: S26

S32A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by candidates for president and vice president.

S32A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S32A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  32--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
  BROOKS,  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,  GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM,
  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  MAYER,  METZGER,  MONTGOMERY,
  MYRIE,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SANDERS, SAVINO,
  SERRANO, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- 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 requiring  the  disclo-
  sure of tax returns by candidates for president and vice president

  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  6-170
to read as follows:
  §  6-170.  DISCLOSURE  OF  TAX RETURNS BY CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND
VICE PRESIDENT. 1.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  THE  NAME  OF A CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OR VICE
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES SHALL NOT BE PRINTED  UPON  THE  OFFICIAL
BALLOT  FOR  EITHER  A PRIMARY OR GENERAL ELECTION IF SUCH CANDIDATE HAS
NOT COMPLIED WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  2. A CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OR VICE  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES SHALL, WITHIN A REASONABLE TIMEFRAME TO BE ESTABLISHED BY
REGULATION OF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS:
  (A) FILE WITH THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS A COPY OF SUCH  CANDIDATE'S
FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN, AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 6103(B)(1)
OF  THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986, FOR AT LEAST THE FIVE MOST RECENT
TAXABLE YEARS FOR WHICH SUCH A RETURN HAS BEEN FILED WITH  THE  INTERNAL
REVENUE SERVICE; AND
  (B) PROVIDE WRITTEN CONSENT TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS,  IN  SUCH  FORM  AS SHALL BE PRESCRIBED BY THE BOARD, FOR THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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