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SECTION 14-104
Statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures by and to candidates
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 14, TITLE 1
§ 14-104. Statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers
and expenditures by and to candidates. 1. Any candidate for election to
public office, or for nomination for public office at a contested
primary election or convention, or for election to a party position at a
primary election, shall file statements sworn, or subscribed and bearing
a form notice that false statements made therein are punishable as a
class A misdemeanor pursuant to section 210.45 of the penal law, at the
times prescribed by this article setting forth the particulars specified
by section 14-102 of this article, as to all moneys or other valuable
things, paid, given, expended or promised by him or her to aid his or
her own nomination or election, or to promote the success or defeat of a
political party, or to aid or influence the nomination or election or
the defeat of any other candidate to be voted for at the election or
primary election or at a convention, including contributions to
political committees, officers, members or agents thereof, and
transfers, receipts and contributions to him or her to be used for any
of the purposes above specified, or in lieu thereof, any such candidate
may file such a sworn statement at the first filing period, on a form
prescribed by the state board of elections that such candidate has made
no such expenditures and does not intend to make any such expenditures,
except through a political committee authorized by such candidate
pursuant to this article. Such candidate may designate a committee of no
less than three persons who shall be authorized to appoint and remove
the treasurer of any authorized committee of the candidate. The
designation or revocation of the committee shall be evidenced in a
writing filed with the state board of elections by the candidate
authorizing the committee. The candidate may revoke such designation at
any time. A committee authorized by such a candidate may fulfill all of
the filing requirements of this act on behalf of such candidate.

2. Statements filed by any political committee authorized by a
candidate pursuant to this article which is required to file such
statements with any board of elections shall file all such statements
pursuant to the electronic reporting system prescribed by the state
board of elections as set forth in subdivision nine-A of section 3-102
of this chapter. Notwithstanding the provisions of this subdivision,
upon the filing of a sworn statement by the treasurer of a political
committee authorized by a candidate pursuant to this article which
states that such committee does not have access to the technology
necessary to comply with the electronic filing requirements of
subdivision nine-A of section 3-102 of this chapter and that filing by
such means would constitute a substantial hardship for such committee,
the state board of elections may issue an exemption from the electronic
filing requirements of this article.

4. Political communications required to be filed with the state board
of elections pursuant to section 14-106 of this article or subdivision
five of section 14-107 of this article may be filed electronically with
the state board of elections.