Bill Text: NY A03360 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Establishes that certain notices mailed by the compliance unit within the board of elections shall be mailed by first class mail.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-25 - advanced to third reading cal.188 [A03360 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03360-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 29, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CARROLL, ORTIZ, D'URSO, SEAWRIGHT, GOTTFRIED --
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred  to  the
          Committee on Election Law
        AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to first class mailing of
          compliance unit notices
          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 3-104-a of the election law, as
     2  added by section 5 of subpart B of part H of chapter 55 of the  laws  of
     3  2014, is amended to read as follows:
     4    1. There shall be a compliance unit within the board of elections. The
     5  compliance unit shall examine campaign finance statements required to be
     6  filed  pursuant  to article fourteen of this chapter. If such statements
     7  are found to be deficient, the compliance unit shall notify  the  person
     8  required to file such statement of such deficiency. Such notice shall be
     9  in writing and mailed to the last known residence or business address of
    10  such  person  by  certified mail, return receipt requested, or mailed to
    11  such address by first class mail if an affidavit attesting to such mail-
    12  ing is created to evidence such mailing. If the person required to  file
    13  such statement is a treasurer who has stated that the committee has been
    14  authorized  by  one  or  more candidates, a copy of such notice shall be
    15  sent to each candidate by first class mail.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on  the  fifteenth  of  December  next
    17  succeeding 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.