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General Assembly

Amendment

 

July Special Session, 2010

LCO No. 5951

   
 

*SB0055105951SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 551

File No.

Cal. No.

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 9-621 of the general statutes, as amended by section 10 of public act 10-187, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) No individual shall make or incur any expenditure with the consent of, in coordination with or in consultation with any candidate, candidate committee or candidate's agent, no group of two or more individuals acting together that receives funds or makes or incurs expenditures not exceeding one thousand dollars in the aggregate and has not formed a political committee shall make or incur any expenditure, and no candidate or committee shall make or incur any expenditure including an organization expenditure for a party candidate listing, as defined in subparagraph (A) of subdivision (25) of section 9-601, for any written, typed or other printed communication, or any web-based, written communication, which promotes the success or defeat of any candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election or promotes or opposes any political party or solicits funds to benefit any political party or committee unless such communication bears upon its face (1) the words "paid for by" and the following: (A) In the case of such an individual, the name and address of such individual; (B) in the case of a committee other than a party committee, the name of the committee and its campaign treasurer; (C) in the case of a party committee, the name of the committee; or (D) in the case of a group of two or more individuals that receives funds or makes or incurs expenditures not exceeding one thousand dollars in the aggregate and has not formed a political committee, the name of the group and the name and address of its agent, and (2) the words "approved by" and the following: (A) In the case of an individual, group or committee other than a candidate committee making or incurring an expenditure with the consent of, in coordination with or in consultation with any candidate, candidate committee or candidate's agent, the name of the candidate; or (B) in the case of a candidate committee, the name of the candidate. If contributions from a registered lobbyist were used to pay for an expenditure under this subsection, such communication shall also bear upon its face the words "paid for in part with contributions from registered lobbyists.""