NY AG Adopts Disclosure Rules For Nonprofit Electioneering

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT) -- In an effort to rein in the unchecked "dark money" that has flowed into politics since the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling, New York's attorney general finalized disclosure rules Wednesday requiring nonprofits that spend more than $10,000 on electioneering to itemize those expenses.

Any expenditure of more than $50 that contributed to those totals would have to be listed for perusal on a public website under rules approved by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, which apply to nonprofits, including 501(c)(4) “social welfare” organizations....
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