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General Assembly

File No. 718

    January Session, 2015

Substitute Senate Bill No. 1126

Senate, April 16, 2015

The Committee on Government Administration and Elections reported through SEN. CASSANO, S. of the 4th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

9-601(3)

Sec. 2

from passage

New section

Sec. 3

from passage

9-601a(a)

Sec. 4

from passage

9-601b(a) and (b)

Sec. 5

from passage

9-601c

Sec. 6

from passage

9-601d

Sec. 7

from passage

9-603(a) and (b)

Sec. 8

from passage

9-605(b) to (d)

Sec. 9

from passage

9-607(g)(1)

Sec. 10

from passage

9-608(c)(1)

Sec. 11

from passage

9-611

Sec. 12

from passage

9-612(a)

Sec. 13

from passage

9-613

Sec. 14

from passage

9-614

Sec. 15

from passage

9-615

Sec. 16

from passage

9-617(b) and (c)

Sec. 17

from passage

9-618(a)

Sec. 18

from passage

9-619(a)

Sec. 19

from passage

9-621(j)

Sec. 20

from passage

9-703(a)

Sec. 21

from passage

9-452

Sec. 22

from passage

9-453i(a)

Sec. 23

from passage

9-705(d)

Sec. 24

from passage

9-705(h)

Sec. 25

from passage

9-705(j)

Sec. 26

from passage

9-718

GAE

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Resources of the Citizen's Election Fund

CEF - Savings

None

Less than $250,000

Current Law

Bill

Expenditures made by an individual who, in the same election cycle, is serving or has served (a) as the campaign chairperson, treasurer, or deputy treasurer of a candidate committee, PAC, or party committee benefiting from the expenditure, or (b) in any other executive or policymaking position, including as a member, employee, fundraiser, consultant, or other agent, of a candidate committee, PAC, or party committee

Adds expenditures by an individual who served as an employee, fundraiser, consultant, or other agent of a candidate

Expenditures made by a person for the production, dissemination, distribution, or publication, in whole or substantial part, of any broadcast or written, graphic, or other form of political advertising or campaign communication prepared by (1) a candidate, candidate committee, PAC, or party committee or (2) a consultant or other agent acting on behalf of a candidate, candidate committee, PAC, or party committee

(1) Adds video and audio political advertising or campaign communications and (2) specifies that the advertising or communication must be used in support of the candidate or committee or in opposition to any candidate

Expenditures made by a person or an entity, on or after January 1st in an election year, that benefit a candidate when (1) the person or entity has hired an individual as an employee or consultant and (2) such individual was an employee of, or consultant to, the candidate's committee or that of his or her opponent during any part of the 18-month period preceding the expenditure

Specifies that the (1) provision also applies to individuals who were employees of, or consultants to, the candidate and (2) applicable time period covers the current election cycle, rather than the 18-month period preceding the expenditure

Yea

9

Nay

6

(03/30/2015)

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