senate Bill S6935

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to restricted government participant contribution periods

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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

S6935 (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: S8409
2019-2020: S1987

S6935 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to restricted government participant contribution periods; civil penalty not to exceed the greater of ten thousand dollars or an amount equal to two hundred percent of the contribution.

S6935 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6935 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6935
 
                        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 PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON LIVING IN THE SAME
 HOUSEHOLD AS THE INDIVIDUAL AND ANY PERSON WHO IS A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF
 THE GRANDPARENTS OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR OF THE GRANDPARENTS OF SUCH INDI-
 VIDUAL'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) "LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY" SHALL MEAN: (I) ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,
 BUREAU, COMMISSION, DIVISION, OFFICE, COUNCIL, COMMITTEE OR OFFICER OF A
 MUNICIPALITY, 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;
   (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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