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.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
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 S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 190.90 to read
4 as follows:
5 S 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 S 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.