BILL NO A02982
SAME AS No same as
SPONSOR Galef (MS)
COSPNSR Montesano, Duprey, Crouch, Lupinacci, Tedisco, Hawley, Finch,
MLTSPNSR Barclay, McDonough, McLaughlin, Rivera, Stec, Thiele
Add S190.90, Pen L
Enacts the "campaign finance reporting accountability act"; establishes the
crime of failure to file campaign statements, a class A misdemeanor.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
January 20, 2015
Introduced by M. of A. GALEF, MONTESANO, DUPREY, CROUCH, LUPINACCI --
Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. McDONOUGH, McLAUGHLIN, RIVERA, THIELE
-- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of
failure to file campaign statements, a class A misdemeanor
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "campaign
2 finance reporting accountability act".
3 § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 190.90 to read
4 as follows:
5 § 190.90 Failure to file campaign statements.
6 Any person, required to file a statement pursuant to article fourteen
7 of the election law, who knowingly, on three or more occasions, fails to
8 file such a statement within thirty days of the date such statement is
9 due, shall be guilty of failure to file campaign statements.
10 Failure to file campaign statements is a class A misdemeanor.
11 § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
12 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.