senate Bill S816

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits campaign contributions to candidates for state senate and assembly by certain members of the legislative ethics commission

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.183
Jan 06, 2021 referred to ethics and internal governance

Votes

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Jan 25, 2021 - Ethics and Internal Governance committee Vote

S816
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Ethics and Internal Governance Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

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S816 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4184
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §80, Leg L; amd §§14-114 & 14-126, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5148, A10242

S816 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits campaign contributions to candidates for state senate and assembly by certain members of the legislative ethics commission; provides an exemption that permits present members of the legislature to make campaign contributions; imposes penalties.

S816 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S816 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    816
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Ethics and Internal Gover-
   nance
 
 AN ACT to amend the legislative law and the election law, in relation to
   prohibiting campaign contributions to candidates for state senate  and
   assembly by certain members of the legislative ethics commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 80 of the legislative law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A.  NO  MEMBER  OF  THE  COMMISSION SHALL MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO ANY
 CANDIDATE FOR STATE SENATE OR  ASSEMBLY;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE
 PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO MEMBERS OF THE COMMIS-
 SION WHO ARE PRESENT MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 14-114 of the election law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
   G.  IN  ANY  ELECTION  FOR  STATE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY, NO MEMBER OF THE
 LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION AS DEFINED IN SECTION EIGHTY OF THE LEGIS-
 LATIVE LAW, SHALL MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO A CANDIDATE  AND  NO  CANDIDATE
 SHALL  ACCEPT  A  CONTRIBUTION  FROM A MEMBER OF SUCH LEGISLATIVE ETHICS
 COMMISSION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH
 SHALL  NOT APPLY TO MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION WHO ARE PRESENT MEMBERS OF
 THE LEGISLATURE.
   § 3. Section 14-126 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8.  (A)  ANY  MEMBER  OF THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMISSION, WHO, UNDER
 CIRCUMSTANCES EVINCING AN INTENT TO VIOLATE SUCH LAW, MAKES  A  CONTRIB-
 UTION  IN  CONTRAVENTION  OF  PARAGRAPH  G OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
 14-114 OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED
 THE GREATER OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR AN AMOUNT EQUAL  TO  TWO  HUNDRED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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