senate Bill S4729A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Eliminates family contribution exceptions

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
May 28, 2021 print number 4729a
May 28, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Feb 10, 2021 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S4729 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6545
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-114, El L

S4729 - Summary

Eliminates family contribution exceptions to candidates for election.

S4729 - Sponsor Memo

S4729 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4729
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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  eliminating  family
   contribution limits to candidates for election
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 14-114 of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  section 3 of part ZZZ of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, is
 amended to read as follows:
   1. The following limitations apply to all contributions to  candidates
 for election to any public office or for nomination for any such office,
 or  for  election  to  any  party positions, and to all contributions to
 political committees working directly or indirectly with  any  candidate
 to  aid or participate in such candidate's nomination or election, other
 than any contributions to any party committee or constituted committee:
   a. In any election for a public office to be voted on by the voters of
 the entire state, or for nomination to any such office,  no  contributor
 may make a contribution to any candidate or political committee, partic-
 ipating  in  the  state's  public  campaign financing system pursuant to
 title two of this article and no such candidate or  political  committee
 may accept any contribution from any contributor, which is in the aggre-
 gate amount greater than eighteen thousand dollars divided equally among
 the  primary and general election in an election cycle[; provided howev-
 er, that the maximum amount which may be so contributed or accepted,  in
 the  aggregate, from any candidate's child, parent, grandparent, brother
 and sister, and the spouse of any such persons, shall not exceed in  the
 case  of  any  nomination  to  public office an amount equivalent to the
 product of the number of enrolled voters in the candidate's party in the
 state, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $.025, and  in
 the  case  of  any election for a public office, an amount equivalent to

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08562-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S4729A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6545
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-114, El L

S4729A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates family contribution exceptions to candidates for election.

S4729A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4729A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4729--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BIAGGI, BRISPORT, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
   Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law,  in  relation  to  eliminating  family
   contribution exceptions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 14-114 of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  section 3 of part ZZZ of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, is
 amended to read as follows:
   1. The following limitations apply to all contributions to  candidates
 for election to any public office or for nomination for any such office,
 or  for  election  to  any  party positions, and to all contributions to
 political committees working directly or indirectly with  any  candidate
 to  aid or participate in such candidate's nomination or election, other
 than any contributions to any party committee or constituted committee:
   a. In any election for a public office to be voted on by the voters of
 the entire state, or for nomination to any such office,  no  contributor
 may make a contribution to any candidate or political committee, partic-
 ipating  in  the  state's  public  campaign financing system pursuant to
 title two of this article and no such candidate or  political  committee
 may accept any contribution from any contributor, which is in the aggre-
 gate amount greater than eighteen thousand dollars divided equally among
 the  primary and general election in an election cycle[; provided howev-
 er, that the maximum amount which may be so contributed or accepted,  in
 the  aggregate, from any candidate's child, parent, grandparent, brother
 and sister, and the spouse of any such persons, shall not exceed in  the
 case  of  any  nomination  to  public office an amount equivalent to the
 product of the number of enrolled voters in the candidate's party in the
 state, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $.025, and  in

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

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