2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:44A-20.1 - Corporation, labor organization contributions through employees, prohibited; penalties; fourth degree crime.


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19:44A-20.1 Corporation, labor organization contributions through employees, prohibited; penalties; fourth degree crime.

15. a. No corporation or labor organization of any kind shall provide to any of its officers, directors, attorneys, agents or other employees any additional increment of salary, bonus or monetary remuneration of any kind which, in whole or in part, is intended by that corporation or labor organization to be used for the express purpose of paying or making a contribution, either directly or indirectly, of money or other thing of value to any candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, political party committee, legislative leadership committee, political committee or continuing political committee.

Any corporation or labor organization of any kind found to be in violation of this subsection shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, be liable to a penalty of not more than $6,000 for the first offense and not more than $12,000 for the second and each subsequent offense. Any officer, director, attorney, agent or other employee of a corporation or labor organization that provides to another employee of that corporation or labor organization any additional increment of salary, bonus or monetary remuneration of any kind for the purpose described in this subsection is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree.

b.No officer, director, attorney, agent or other employee of a corporation or labor organization of any kind shall use any part of any additional increment of salary, bonus or monetary remuneration of any kind which, in whole or in part, is intended by that corporation or labor organization to be used for the express and intentional purpose of paying or making a contribution, either directly or indirectly, of money or other thing of value to a candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, political party committee, legislative leadership committee, political committee or continuing political committee by a corporation or labor organization of any kind, for the purpose of paying or making a contribution, either directly or indirectly, of money or other thing of value to a candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, political party committee, legislative leadership committee, political committee or continuing political committee.

Any officer, director, attorney, agent or other employee of a corporation or labor organization of any kind found to be in violation of this subsection of this section is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree.

L.1993,c.65,s.15; amended 2004, c.32, s.2.


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