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January Session, 2017

LCO No. 6736

   
 

*HB0558906736HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. HOYDICK, 120th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. O'NEILL, 69th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5589

File No. 577

Cal. No. 379

"AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM. "

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

"Sec. 501. Subdivision (1) of subsection (e) of section 9-705 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(e) (1) The qualified candidate committee of a major party candidate for the office of state senator who has a primary for nomination to said office shall be eligible to receive a grant from the fund for the primary campaign in the amount of thirty-five thousand dollars, provided, [ (A) if the percentage of the electors in the district served by said office who are enrolled in said major party exceeds the percentage of the electors in said district who are enrolled in another major party by at least twenty percentage points, the amount of said grant shall be seventy-five thousand dollars, and (B) in the case of a primary held in 2010, or thereafter, said amounts shall be adjusted under subsection (h) of this section. For the purposes of subparagraph (A) of this subdivision, the number of enrolled members of a major party and the number of electors in a district shall be determined by the latest enrollment and voter registration records in the office of the Secretary of the State submitted in accordance with the provisions of section 9-65. The names of electors on the inactive registry list compiled under section 9-35 shall not be counted for such purposes] in the case of a primary held in 2010, or thereafter, such amount shall be adjusted under subsection (h) of this section.

Sec. 502. Subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of section 9-705 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(f) (1) The qualified candidate committee of a major party candidate for the office of state representative who has a primary for nomination to said office shall be eligible to receive a grant from the fund for the primary campaign in the amount of ten thousand dollars, provided, [ (A) if the percentage of the electors in the district served by said office who are enrolled in said major party exceeds the percentage of the electors in said district who are enrolled in another major party by at least twenty percentage points, the amount of said grant shall be twenty-five thousand dollars, and (B) in the case of a primary held in 2010, or thereafter, said amounts shall be adjusted under subsection (h) of this section. For the purposes of subparagraph (A) of this subdivision, the number of enrolled members of a major party and the number of electors in a district shall be determined by the latest enrollment and voter registration records in the office of the Secretary of the State submitted in accordance with the provisions of section 9-65. The names of electors on the inactive registry list compiled under section 9-35 shall not be counted for such purposes] in the case of a primary held in 2010, or thereafter, such amount shall be adjusted under subsection (h) of this section. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

9-705(e)(1)

Sec. 502

from passage

9-705(f)(1)