Introduction 1517-2017 Conflicts of Interest Disclosures by Candidates
This bill would amend the deadline for candidates for public office to file a disclosure report with the Conflicts of Interest Board.
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the timing of a disclosure report for candidates for public office
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision b of section 12-110 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
2. Candidates for public office.
(a) Each person, other than any person described in paragraph one, who has declared his or her intention to seek a designation or nomination [or] for election to an office described in paragraph one of this subdivision and who has filed papers or petitions for a designation or nomination [or] for election, or on whose behalf a [declaration or nominating paper or petition] certification of nomination or designating or independent nominating petition has been [made or] filed which has not been declined, for an office described in paragraph one [of subdivision b of this section] shall file such report [on or before] within 30 days after the last day for filing his or her designating or independent nominating petitions pursuant to the election law.
(b) Each person, other than any person described in paragraph one, who was a write-in candidate at the primary election for an office described in paragraph one of subdivision b of this section and whose name is thereafter entered in the nomination book at the board of elections, shall file such report within [twenty] 30 days after such primary election.
(c) Each person, other than any person described in paragraph one, who has been designated to fill a vacancy in a designation or nomination for an office described in paragraph one of subdivision b of this section shall file such report within [fifteen] 30 days after a certificate designating such person to fill such vacancy is filed with the board of elections, or within five days before the election for which the certificate is filed, whichever is earlier.
(d) The conflicts of interest board shall obtain from the board of elections lists of all candidates for the elected positions set forth [below] in paragraph one of subdivision b of this section, and from such lists, shall determine and publish lists of those candidates who have not, within ten days after the required date for filing such reports, filed the reports required by this section.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and is retroactive to and deemed to have been in full force and effect as of July 10, 2017.