senate Bill S6932

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to restricting government participant contributions

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
May 20, 2021 referred to elections

S6932 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-131, amd §14-126, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5345
2019-2020: S1932

S6932 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts certain business entities from contributing to certain government officials.

S6932 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6932 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6932
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RATH  --  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  restricted  government
   participant contribution periods
 
   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  14-131
 to read as follows:
   § 14-131. GOVERNMENT PARTICIPANT CONTRIBUTIONS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
 THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "RELATIVE  OF ANY INDIVIDUAL" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON LIVING IN THE
 SAME HOUSEHOLD AS THE INDIVIDUAL AND ANY PERSON WHO IS A DIRECT DESCEND-
 ANT OF THE GRANDPARENTS OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR  OF  THE  GRANDPARENTS  OF
 SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S SPOUSE OR THE SPOUSE OF SUCH DESCENDANTS;
   (B)  "LICENSING" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTIVITY RESPECTING THE GRANT, DENIAL,
 RENEWAL, REVOCATION,  ENFORCEMENT,  SUSPENSION,  ANNULMENT,  WITHDRAWAL,
 RECALL,  CANCELLATION OR AMENDMENT OF A LICENSE, PERMIT OR OTHER FORM OF
 PERMISSION CONFERRING THE RIGHT OR PRIVILEGE TO ENGAGE IN (I) A  PROFES-
 SION, TRADE, OR OCCUPATION OR (II) ANY BUSINESS OR ACTIVITY REGULATED BY
 A  REGULATORY  AGENCY  OF  A  CITY  AGENCY  THAT  IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH
 LICENSE, PERMIT OR OTHER FORM OF PERMISSION WOULD BE PROHIBITED;
   (C) "MUNICIPAL AGENCY" SHALL MEAN: (I) ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,  BUREAU,
 COMMISSION, DIVISION, OFFICE, COUNCIL, COMMITTEE OR OFFICER OF A MUNICI-
 PALITY, WHETHER PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY OR (II) AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
 AGENCY  OR  LOCAL  PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN
 SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THE GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LAW; AND
   (D) "BUSINESS ENTITY" SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS CORPORATION,  PROFESSIONAL
 SERVICES  CORPORATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED
 PARTNERSHIP, BUSINESS TRUST, ASSOCIATION OR ANY OTHER  LEGAL  COMMERCIAL
 ENTITY  ORGANIZED  UNDER  THE  LAWS  OF THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR
 FOREIGN JURISDICTION, INCLUDING ANY SUBSIDIARY  DIRECTLY  OR  INDIRECTLY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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