senate Bill S7313

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure of the identities of political committees making certain expenditures for political communications

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.87
delivered to governor
Mar 02, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.435
substituted for a9002
Jan 29, 2020 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.205
Jan 17, 2020 referred to rules

S7313 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9002
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§14-107 & 14-126, El L (as proposed in S.4910 & A.4668)

S7313 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of the identities of political committees making certain expenditures for political communications.

S7313 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7313 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7313

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to disclosure of the iden-
  tities of political committees making certain expenditures  for  poli-
  tical communications

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 14-107 of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  a  chapter  of  the laws of 2019, amending the election law
relating to disclosure of the identities of political committees  making
certain expenditures for political communications, as proposed in legis-
lative bills numbers S. 4910 and A. 4668, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Whenever any person makes an independent expenditure, such communi-
cation  shall,  in a manner consistent with section 14-106 of this arti-
cle, clearly state the name of the person who  paid  for,  or  otherwise
published  or  distributed  the communication and state, with respect to
communications regarding candidates,  that  the  communication  was  not
expressly  authorized  or  requested  by any candidate, or by any candi-
date's political committee or any of its agents; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
PARAGRAPHS THREE AND FOUR OF SECTION 14-106 OF THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL  NOT
APPLY TO THE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THIS SECTION.
  §  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 14-126 of the election law, as amended
by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the election law relating  to
disclosure  of  the  identities  of  political committees making certain
expenditures for political communications, as  proposed  in  legislative
bills numbers S. 4910 and A. 4668, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  Any  person  who falsely identifies or knowingly fails to identify
any independent expenditure as required by subdivision  two  of  section
14-107  of  this  article  or any political [committee] COMMUNICATION as
required in section 14-106 of this article shall be subject to  a  civil
penalty  up  to  one  thousand dollars or up to the cost of the communi-
cation, whichever is greater, in a special proceeding  or  civil  action
brought by the state board of elections chief enforcement counsel pursu-
ant  to paragraph (a) of subdivision five of section 3-104 of this chap-

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

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