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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5354

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 736

   

Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. PISCOPO, 76th Dist.

 

AN ACT REPEALING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to repeal the Citizens' Election Program and replace such program with a system of full disclosure for the receipt of campaign contributions. Such system shall allow candidates to receive campaign contributions from any source provided the treasurer for such candidate shall be required to report the source and amount of such contribution.

Statement of Purpose:

To make for a more open and transparent campaign finance system.