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File #: Int 0186-2018    Version: * Name: Increasing the minimum thresholds for eligibility for public funding for candidates for city council.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the minimum thresholds for eligibility for public funding for candidates for city council
Sponsors: Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would increase the threshold required to obtain public funding for candidates for the Council to $10,000 in matchable contributions (up from $5,000), including at least 150 contributions from residents of the applicable district (up from 75).
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 186, 2. Int. No. 186, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 186

By Council Member Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the minimum thresholds for eligibility for public funding for candidates for city council

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 3-703 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 67 for the year 2007, is amended to read as follows:

                     (iv) member of the city council, not less than [five] ten thousand dollars in matchable contributions comprised of sums of up to one hundred seventy-five dollars per contributor including at least [seventy-five] one hundred fifty matchable contributions of ten dollars or more from residents of the district in which the seat is to be filled.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

DSS

LS 596

LS 612/Int. 67/2014

12/28/17