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General Assembly

Amendment

 

July Special Session, 2010

LCO No. 5953

   
 

*SB0055105953SRO*

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 Subsection (b) of section 9-621 of the general statutes, as amended by section 10 of public act 10-187, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of this section:

(1) No candidate or candidate committee or exploratory committee established by a candidate shall make or incur any expenditure for television advertising or Internet video advertising, which promotes the success of such candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election or the defeat of another candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election, unless (A) at the end of such advertising there appears simultaneously, for a period of not less than four seconds, (i) a clearly identifiable photographic or similar image of the candidate making such expenditure, (ii) a clearly readable printed statement identifying such candidate, and indicating that such candidate has approved the advertising, and (iii) a simultaneous, personal audio message, in the following form: "I am . . . . (candidate's name) and I approved this message", [and] (B) the candidate's name and image appear in, and the candidate's voice is contained in, the narrative of the advertising, before the end of such advertising, and (C) if such candidate accepted contributions from a registered lobbyist, such candidate shall state "I have accepted contributions from a registered lobbyist";

(2) No candidate or candidate committee or exploratory committee established by a candidate shall make or incur any expenditure for radio advertising or Internet audio advertising, which promotes the success of such candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election or the defeat of another candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election, unless (A) the advertising ends with a personal audio statement by the candidate making such expenditure (i) identifying such candidate and the office such candidate is seeking, and (ii) indicating that such candidate has approved the advertising in the following form: "I am . . . . (candidate's name) and I approved this message", [and] (B) the candidate's name and voice are contained in the narrative of the advertising, before the end of such advertising, and (C) if such candidate accepted contributions from a registered lobbyist, such candidate shall state "I have accepted contributions from a registered lobbyist"; and

(3) No candidate or candidate committee or exploratory committee established by a candidate shall make or incur any expenditure for automated telephone calls which promote the success of such candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election or the defeat of another candidate's campaign for nomination at a primary or election, unless the candidate's name and voice are contained in the narrative of the call, before the end of such call. "