senate Bill S156

Signed By Governor
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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Current Bill Status Via A4158 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.508
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 23, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1313
substituted for s156
May 23, 2022 substituted by a4158
May 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2022 1st report cal.1313
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
Jan 06, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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May 11, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S156
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 11, 2022

nay (2)
excused (1)

S156 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4158
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: S7674, A2644

S156 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S156 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S156 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    156
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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  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

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