senate Bill S615

Signed By Governor
2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to contribution and receipt limitations applicable to candidates for election to any public office

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 24, 2023 signed chap.105
delivered to governor
Mar 09, 2023 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.30
substituted for a2556
Jan 30, 2023 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2023 advanced to third reading
Jan 10, 2023 2nd report cal.
Jan 09, 2023 1st report cal.1
Jan 05, 2023 referred to elections


S615 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-114, El L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S9558, A6477

S615 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to contribution and receipt limitations applicable to candidates for election to any public office.

S615 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S615 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 5, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- 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  contribution  and
   receipt limitations

   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 however,
 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  the

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S. 615                              2


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