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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 8761

   
 

*HB0558908761SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5589

File No. 806

Cal. No. 549

"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 Subdivision (1) of subsection (g) of section 9-7a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2018):

(g) (1) Except as provided in subdivision (2) of this subsection, in the case of a written complaint filed with the commission pursuant to section 9-7b on or after January 1, 1988, if the commission does not, by the sixtieth day following receipt of the complaint, either issue a decision or render its determination that probable cause or no probable cause exists for one or more violations of state election laws, the complainant or respondent may apply to the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford for an order to show cause why the commission has not acted upon the complaint and to provide evidence that the commission has unreasonably delayed action. In the case of a written complaint filed with the commission pursuant to section 9-7b on or after January 1, 2018, if the commission does not, by one year following receipt of the complaint, hold a hearing on such complaint, the commission shall dismiss such complaint."

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

Sec. 501

January 1, 2018

9-7a(g)(1)