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General Assembly

File No. 484

    February Session, 2018

Senate Bill No. 496

Senate, April 12, 2018

The Committee on Government Administration and Elections reported through SEN. FLEXER of the 29th Dist. and SEN. MCLACHLAN, M. of the 24th Dist., Chairpersons of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the bill ought to pass.

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN FINANCES.

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

Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 9-606 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2018):

(c) The treasurer of each committee, other than a political committee established by an organization which receives its funds from the organization's treasury, may appoint solicitors. If solicitors are appointed, the treasurer shall receive and report all contributions made or promised to each solicitor. Each solicitor shall submit to the treasurer a list of all contributions made or promised to him. The list shall be complete as of seventy-two hours immediately preceding midnight of the day preceding the dates on which the treasurer is required to file a sworn statement as provided in section 9-608. Lists shall be received by the treasurer not later than twenty-four hours immediately preceding each required filing date. Each solicitor shall deposit all contributions with the treasurer [, within] not later than seven days after receipt. No solicitor shall expend any contributions received by him or disburse such contributions to any person other than the treasurer.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

9-606(c)

GAE

Joint Favorable

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill, which makes technical revisions to campaign finance laws, has no fiscal impact.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

SB 496

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN FINANCES.

SUMMARY

This bill makes a technical change in a campaign finance statute.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2018

COMMITTEE ACTION

Government Administration and Elections Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

17

Nay

0

(03/23/2018)

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