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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to elections|
|Jan 17, 2019||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1936
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1936 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1936 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to contribution limits for parties appointed to public positions; limits such contribution to no more than fifteen percent of the contribution limits set forth in election law section 14-114; civil penalty not to exceed the greater of ten thousand dollars or an amount equal to two hundred percent of the contribution.
S1936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1936 REVISED 04/02/19 SPONSOR: RANZENHOFER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to contribution limits for parties appointed to public positions PURPOSE: To limit contributions from persons appointed to public boards and authorities and their families from making political donations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Election Law to add a new section 14115. Paragraph 1 provides definitions for the section. Paragraph 2 provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, persons, relative of such persons, as defined in the section, or company in which such person has a ten percent or more interest, who is or has during the past twelve months been appointed to a position on any state or local board or authority within the state are limited in the amount they may donate to any state constituted party or committee or any candidate or candidate
S1936 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1936 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 Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to contribution limits for parties appointed to public positions 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 14-115 to read as follows: § 14-115. CONTRIBUTION LIMITS FOR PARTIES APPOINTED TO PUBLIC POSI- TIONS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "RELATIVE" OF ANY INDIVIDUAL SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON LIVING IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD AS THE INDIVIDUAL OR ANY PERSON WHO IS A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THAT INDIVIDUAL'S OR THAT INDI- VIDUAL'S SPOUSE'S GRANDPARENTS OR THE SPOUSE OF SUCH DESCENDANT. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, NO PERSON, RELATIVE OF SUCH PERSON, OR COMPANY IN WHICH SUCH PERSON OR HIS OR HER RELATIVE OWNS MORE THAN A TEN PERCENT INTEREST WHO IS, OR DURING THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS HAS BEEN, APPOINTED TO A POSITION ON ANY STATE OR LOCAL BOARD OR AUTHORITY WITHIN THE STATE, MAY MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO ANY STATE CONSTI- TUTED PARTY OR COMMITTEE OR ANY CANDIDATE OR CANDIDATE COMMITTEE FOR ANY OFFICE OF THE STATE, MUNICIPAL OR OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN AN AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION LIMITS SET FORTH IN SECTION 14-114 OF THIS ARTICLE. § 2. Section 14-126 of the election law is amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows: 8. (A) ANY PERSON, ORGANIZATION, GROUP OF PERSONS, OR BUSINESS ENTITY AS THAT TERM IS USED IN SECTION 14-115 OF THIS ARTICLE, WHO, UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES EVINCING AN INTENT TO VIOLATE SUCH SECTION, MAKES A CONTRIBUTION IN CONTRAVENTION OF SECTION 14-115 OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED THE GREATER OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02227-01-9
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