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File #: Int 1355-2016    Version: Name: Required documentation for contributions.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Standards and Ethics
On agenda: 11/16/2016
Enactment date: 12/22/2016 Law number: 2016/188
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to required documentation for contributions
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require that certain records be maintained by candidates or committees for contributions submitted in support of a claim for matching funds. It also would permit candidates or committees to complete a contribution card after a contribution has been made, provided that such card is dated, and signed or electronically affirmed by the contributor after the card was completed. Alterations by a candidate or committee to a signed card would be prohibited.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1355-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1355, 4. Int. No. 1355 - 11/16/16, 5. November 16, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 11/21/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 11/21/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 11/21/16, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-16-16, 10. Int. No. 1355-A - 12/9/16, 11. Committee Report 12/14/16, 12. Hearing Transcript 12/14/16, 13. December 15, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Mayor's Letter, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-15-16, 17. Local Law 188, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 15, 2016
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12/14/2016*David G. Greenfield Committee on Standards and Ethics Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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11/21/2016*David G. Greenfield Committee on Standards and Ethics Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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11/16/2016*David G. Greenfield City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1355-A

By Council Member Greenfield

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to required documentation for contributions

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 3-703 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 34 for the year 2007, is amended to read as follows:

(d) obtain and furnish to the campaign finance board, and his or her principal committee or authorized committees must obtain and furnish to the board, any information it may request relating to his or her campaign expenditures or contributions and furnish such documentation and other proof of compliance with this chapter as may be requested by such board, provided, however, that the board shall accept such required documentation through an electronically scanned transmission. For contributions submitted in support of a claim for matching funds, the following records shall be maintained by a candidate and his or her principal or authorized committee:

(i) for a contribution by cash, a contribution card containing the contributor’s name and residential address and the amount of the contribution;

(ii) for a contribution by money order, a copy of the money order, provided that a contribution card containing the contributor’s name and residential address shall be required if such information is not printed upon such money order by the issuing institution;

(iii) for a contribution by check, a copy of the check, made out to the principal or authorized committee, provided that a contribution card from the contributor demonstrating an intent to contribute shall be required if such check is signed by a person other than the contributor;

(iv) for a contribution by credit card, text message contribution or other contribution from a payment account, a record from the merchant, processor or vendor containing the contributor’s name, residential address, the amount of the contribution and an indicator showing that the contribution was charged to the contributor’s account and processed. For a contribution by text message, the contributor’s phone number must also be included, as well as the name, residential address and phone number of the registered user of the specific mobile device used to initiate the contribution, to the extent such information may be reasonably obtained under law;

(v) A contribution card shall not be required, except where specified, for contributions pursuant to subparagraphs (ii), (iii), and (iv) of this paragraph. Where a contribution card is required, such card may be completed by the candidate or his or her principal or authorized committee after the contribution has been made, provided that such card is dated, and signed or electronically affirmed by the contributor after such card has been completed by the candidate or his or her principal or authorized committee. Neither the candidate nor his or her principal or authorized committee shall alter or change a signed or affirmed contribution card;

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

BJR

LS 9401

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