assembly Bill A9896A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to political contributions by corporations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2022 print number 9896a
May 06, 2022 amend and recommit to election law
Apr 19, 2022 referred to election law

A9896 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8510
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L

A9896 - Summary

Prohibits schedule B contributions on campaign finance filings.

A9896 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9896
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions
   by corporations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 14-116 of the election law, as
 amended by chapter 4 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   2. A. Notwithstanding [the  provisions  of  subdivision  one  of  this
 section,  any  corporation  or  an organization financially supported in
 whole or in part, by such corporation, any limited liability company  or
 other  corporate  entity may make expenditures, including contributions,
 not otherwise prohibited by law, for political purposes,  in  an  amount
 not  to  exceed  five  thousand dollars in the aggregate in any calendar
 year; provided that no public utility shall use revenues  received  from
 the  rendition  of public service within the state for contributions for
 political purposes unless such cost is charged to  the  shareholders  of
 such  a  public  service corporation.] ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE
 CONTRARY, NO CONTRIBUTION, LOAN, LOAN GUARANTEE OR  OTHER  SECURITY  FOR
 SUCH  A  LOAN FROM ANY CORPORATION,  OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF
 THE LENDER'S BUSINESS, SHALL BE ACCEPTED BY  A  CANDIDATE  OR  POLITICAL
 COMMITTEE,  OTHER  THAN A CORPORATION THAT IS A POLITICAL COMMITTEE, FOR
 ALL NOMINATIONS TO ANY OFFICE OR ELECTION TO ANY OFFICE.
   B. A LOAN MADE TO A CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL  COMMITTEE,  OTHER  THAN  A
 CONSTITUTED  COMMITTEE,  BY  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM  OR ASSOCIATION SHALL BE
 REPAID BY THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY, SPECIAL OR GENERAL ELECTION,  AS  THE
 CASE  MAY  BE,  OR  SUCH LOAN SHALL BE CONSIDERED A CONTRIBUTION BY SUCH
 PERSON, FIRM OR ASSOCIATION INCLUDING ANY PERSON  ENDORSING,  COSIGNING,
 GUARANTEEING, COLLATERALIZING OR OTHER PROVIDING SECURITY FOR THE LOAN.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14058-01-1

A9896A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8510
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-116, El L

A9896A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits schedule B contributions on campaign finance filings.

A9896A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9896--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to political contributions
   by corporations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 14-116 of  the  election  law,  as
 amended by chapter 4 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   2.  A.  Notwithstanding  [the  provisions  of  subdivision one of this
 section, any corporation or an  organization  financially  supported  in
 whole  or in part, by such corporation, any limited liability company or
 other corporate entity may make expenditures,  including  contributions,
 not  otherwise  prohibited  by law, for political purposes, in an amount
 not to exceed five thousand dollars in the  aggregate  in  any  calendar
 year;  provided  that no public utility shall use revenues received from
 the rendition of public service within the state for  contributions  for
 political  purposes  unless  such cost is charged to the shareholders of
 such a public service corporation.] ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE
 CONTRARY,  NO  CONTRIBUTION,  LOAN, LOAN GUARANTEE OR OTHER SECURITY FOR
 SUCH A LOAN FROM ANY CORPORATION,  OTHER THAN IN THE REGULAR  COURSE  OF
 THE  LENDER'S  BUSINESS,  SHALL  BE ACCEPTED BY A CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL
 COMMITTEE, OTHER THAN A CORPORATION THAT IS A POLITICAL  COMMITTEE,  FOR
 ALL NOMINATIONS TO ANY OFFICE OR ELECTION TO ANY OFFICE.
   B.  A  LOAN  MADE  TO A CANDIDATE OR POLITICAL COMMITTEE, OTHER THAN A
 CONSTITUTED COMMITTEE, BY ANY  PERSON,  FIRM  OR  ASSOCIATION  SHALL  BE
 REPAID  BY  THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY, SPECIAL OR GENERAL ELECTION, AS THE
 CASE MAY BE, OR SUCH LOAN SHALL BE CONSIDERED  A  CONTRIBUTION  BY  SUCH
 PERSON,  FIRM  OR ASSOCIATION INCLUDING ANY PERSON ENDORSING, COSIGNING,
 GUARANTEEING, COLLATERALIZING OR OTHER PROVIDING SECURITY FOR THE LOAN.
   C. NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE  APPLICABLE  TO  INDEPENDENT
 EXPENDITURE  COMMITTEES,  AS  DEFINED  IN SUBDIVISION FIFTEEN OF SECTION
 14-100 OF THIS TITLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.