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A06060 Summary:

BILL NOA06060A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02512
 
SPONSORGunther (MS)
 
COSPNSRZebrowski, Jaffee, Steck, Rivera, Abinanti, DenDekker, Galef, Montesano
 
MLTSPNSRColton, Crouch, McDonough, Simotas
 
Amd 3-106, El L
 
Requires the fair campaign code to require campaign literature and other mass media identify the person, political party or committee authorizing such material.
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A06060 Actions:

BILL NOA06060A
 
02/26/2019referred to election law
05/02/2019amend and recommit to election law
05/02/2019print number 6060a
01/08/2020referred to election law
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A06060 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A6060A
 
SPONSOR: Gunther (MS)
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to media identification requirements in the fair campaign code   PURPOSE: To necessitate the fair campaign code to require campaign literature and other mass media to identify the person, political party or committee authorizing such media.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3-106 of the election law.   JUSTIFICATION: Requiring that all campaign literature, media advertisements or broad- casts, public speeches, press releases and other writing shall identify the person, political party or committee authorizing such material will promote a more transparent election process.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2017-18:S.4171/A.850 Gunther Elections Comm 2015-16:S.2558/A.1029 Gunther- Elections Comm 2013-14:S.3814/A.1102 Gunther- Elections Comm   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: One hundred eightieth day after becoming law with provisions.
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A06060 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         6060--A
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 26, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  ZEBROWSKI,  JAFFEE, STECK, RIVERA,
          ABINANTI, DenDEKKER, GALEF, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
          A. COLTON, CROUCH, McDONOUGH, SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the
          Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation  to  media  identification
          requirements in the fair campaign code
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3-106  of  the  election  law,  as
     2  amended  by chapter 8 of the laws of 1978 and as redesignated by chapter
     3  9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
     4    1. In addition to the powers and duties elsewhere enumerated  in  this
     5  article,  the  state  board  of  elections, after public hearings, shall
     6  adopt a "fair campaign code" setting forth ethical standards of  conduct
     7  for  persons,  political  parties  and  committees  engaged  in election
     8  campaigns including, but not limited to, specific  prohibitions  against
     9  practices of political espionage and other political practices involving
    10  subversion  of the political parties and process, and requiring that all
    11  campaign literature, media advertisements or broadcasts, public  speech-
    12  es,  press  releases  and other writing shall identify the person, poli-
    13  tical party or committee authorizing such material.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    15  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    16  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    17  tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
    18  completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01151-03-9
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