senate Bill S93

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposition of campaign funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former candidate or holder of elective office

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.612
Jan 09, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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May 7, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S93
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

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S93 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3645
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-132, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9184

S93 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Sets forth the means of the disposition of campaign funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former candidate or holder of elective office.

S93 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S93 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   93

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  the  disposition  of
  campaign  funds upon the conviction of a felony of a candidate, former
  candidate or holder of elective office

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 14-132 of the election law, as
added by section 2 of part C of chapter 286 of  the  laws  of  2016,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. Upon THE CONVICTION OF A FELONY OR the death of a candidate, former
candidate  or  holder of elective office, where such candidate or candi-
date's authorized committee received campaign  contributions,  all  such
funds  shall be disposed of by any of the following means, or any combi-
nation thereof, within two years of the  DISQUALIFICATION  OR  death  of
such person:
  (a)  returning,  pro rata, to each contributor the funds that have not
been spent or obligated;
  (b) donating the funds to a charitable organization  or  organizations
that meet the qualifications of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Reven-
ue Code;
  (c) donating the funds to the state university of New York or the city
university of New York; OR
  (d) donating the funds to the state's general fund[; or
  (e)  contributing  or  transferring  the  funds to a candidate, party,
constituted or political committee in  accordance  with  the  applicable
limits, if any, set forth in this article].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03465-01-9

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