Policy Information
Series 1000 - BY-LAWS
NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS
Reporting of Expenditures and Contributions
Policy # 1220

Each candidate for the position of member of the Board of Education whose expenses and/or contributions received exceed five hundred dollars ($500) must file a statement accounting for his/her campaign expenditures and contributions with the District Clerk and an additional statement with the Commissioner of Education. In the event the expenses do not exceed five hundred dollars ($500) and the aggregate amount of all contributions made to the candidate do not exceed five hundred dollars ($500), then a sworn statement to that effect must only be filed with the District Clerk.

 

Required contribution statements shall include:

 

         a)      The dollar amount and/or fair market value of any receipt, contribution or transfer which is other than money;

 

         b)      The name and address of the transferor, contributor or person from whom received;

 

         c)      If that transferor, contributor or person is a political committee as defined in Election Law Section 14-100;

 

         d)      The name and political unit represented by the committee;

 

         e)      The date of receipt;

 

         f)      The dollar amount of every expenditure;

 

         g)      The name and address of the person to whom the expenditure was made, or the name of and political unit represented by the committee to which it was made; and

 

         h)      The date of the expenditure.

 

The times for filing the statements are as follows:

 

         a)      The first statement on or before the thirtieth day preceding the election to which it relates;

 

         b)      A second statement on or before the fifth day before the election;

 

         c)      A third statement within twenty (20) days after the election.

 

Any contribution or loan in excess of one thousand dollars ($1000) received after the close of the period covered in the last statement filed before the election (b above) but before the election itself shall be reported within twenty-four (24) hours after receipt.

 

All statements must be sworn before a notary public, a commissioner of deeds, a lawyer or a public official authorized by New York State law to administer oaths.

 

 

Policy References:
Education Law Sections 1528 and 1529
Election Law Section 14-100(1)

Adoption Date: 12/20/2011
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