senate Bill S3697

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to restricting use of campaign funds at a business owned by a candidate or the candidate's family

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2019 1st report cal.166
Feb 12, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 25, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S3697
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2019

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S3697 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5486
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-133, El L

S3697 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that contributions received by a candidate shall not be expended for goods or services provided by an entity in which the candidate and/or one or more members of the candidates family collectively hold a thirty-five percent or greater ownership.

S3697 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3697 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 3697                                                  A. 5486

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, COMRIE,
  HOYLMAN, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER, LIU, METZGER, RAMOS,  SERRANO,  THOMAS  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Elections

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and  referred
  to the Committee on Election Law

AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to campaign funds for use
  at a business owned by a candidate or the candidate's family

  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 14-133
to read as follows:
  § 14-133. CAMPAIGN FUNDS FOR USE AT A BUSINESS OWNED BY A CANDIDATE OR
THE CANDIDATE'S FAMILY. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION
14-130  OF THIS ARTICLE, CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY A CANDIDATE SHALL NOT
BE EXPENDED FOR GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY AN  ENTITY  IN  WHICH  THE
CANDIDATE  AND/OR  ONE OR MORE MEMBERS OF THE CANDIDATE'S FAMILY COLLEC-
TIVELY HOLD A THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OR  GREATER  OWNERSHIP  OR  BENEFICIAL
INTEREST OR, IN THE CASE OF A PARTNERSHIP OR PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION, A
DIRECT OR INDIRECT OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN EXCESS OF FIVE PERCENT.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CANDIDATE'S FAMILY" SHALL
MEAN A PERSON WHOSE RELATIONSHIP TO THE CANDIDATE IS WITHIN TWO  DEGREES
OF CONSANGUINITY OR AFFINITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07289-01-9

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