assembly Bill A4158

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting private individuals or entities to pay for the administrative expenses associated with the conduct of a referendum

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 23, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1313
substituted for s156
Mar 22, 2022 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.141
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.311
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 19, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 01, 2021 referred to election law

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A4158 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S156
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1-108, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A3469
2017-2018: A4427
2019-2020: A2644, S7674

A4158 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits private individuals or entities to pay for the administrative expenses associated with the conduct of a referendum.

A4158 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4158
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, FITZPATRICK, JACOBSON -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  prohibiting  private
   individuals or entities to pay for the administrative expenses associ-
   ated with the conduct of a referendum

   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  1-108
 to read as follows:
   §  1-108.  EXPENSES RELATED TO LOCAL MANDATORY AND PERMISSIVE REFEREN-
 DUM. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
 PRIVATE  INDIVIDUAL,  PARTNERSHIP,  CORPORATION,  INDUSTRY, ASSOCIATION,
 ORGANIZATION, FIRM, TRUST, ESTATE OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY  NOT  ASSOCIATED
 WITH THE STATE OR A MUNICIPALITY SHALL DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY PAY OR USE
 OR OFFER, CONSENT TO OR AGREE TO PAY OR USE ANY MONEY OR PROPERTY FOR OR
 IN AID OF THE PAYMENT OF ANY EXPENSE INCURRED OR EXPECTED TO BE INCURRED
 BY  THE  STATE  OR  ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR SPECIAL DISTRICT,
 WHICH EXPENSE IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONDUCT OF A MANDATORY  OR  PERMIS-
 SIVE  REFERENDUM  CONDUCTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DECIDING ANY BALLOT QUES-
 TION SUBMITTED TO ALL THE VOTERS OF ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN,  VILLAGE  OR
 SPECIAL  DISTRICT.    SUCH EXPENSES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO
 THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS AND PERSONNEL UTILIZED TO
 CONDUCT THE REFERENDUM.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02807-01-1