Bill Text: NY A01108 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Authorizes the use of campaign funds for childcare expenses where they are incurred in the campaign or in the execution of the duties of public office or party position.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-19 - substituted by s2680a [A01108 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01108-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         1108--B

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 14, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, JAFFEE, JOYNER, BARRETT,
          DICKENS, GLICK, ARROYO, JEAN-PIERRE,  HYNDMAN,  BICHOTTE,  RICHARDSON,
          GOTTFRIED, MOSLEY, PICHARDO, TAYLOR, BARRON, LAVINE, McDONOUGH, SOLAG-
          ES  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. COOK, EPSTEIN, THIELE -- read
          once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  the  use  of  campaign
          funds for childcare expenses

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Paragraphs (ix) and (x) of subdivision 3 of section  14-130
     2  of  the  election law, as added by section 9 of part CC of chapter 56 of
     3  the laws of 2015, are amended and a new paragraph (xi) is added to  read
     4  as follows:
     5    (ix)  dues, fees, or gratuities at a country club, health club, recre-
     6  ational facility or other entities with a similar purpose,  unless  they
     7  are  expenses  connected  with  a specific fundraising event or activity
     8  associated with a political campaign or the holding of public office  or
     9  party position that takes place on the organization's premises; [and]
    10    (x)  travel  expenses including automobile purchases or leases, unless
    11  used for campaign purposes or in connection with the  execution  of  the
    12  duties  of  public  office  or  party position and usage of such vehicle
    13  which is incidental to such purposes or the execution of such duties[.];
    14  and
    15    (xi) childcare expenses, other than expenses incurred in the  campaign
    16  or in the execution of the duties of public office or party position.
    17    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    18  have become a law; provided, however, that the state board of  elections
    19  shall  notify  all  registered  campaign  committees  of  the applicable
    20  provisions of this act within thirty days  after  this  act  shall  have
    21  become a law.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02165-04-9
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