Government Administration and Elections Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-496

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN FINANCES.

Vote Date:

3/23/2018

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

3/19/2018

File No.:

484

Disclaimer: The following JOINT FAVORABLE Report is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Government Administration and Elections Committee

REASONS FOR BILL:

To make a technical revision to a campaign finance statute.

Replaces the word within with “not later than” in regards to solicitors depositing all contributions with the treasurer “not later than” even days after receipt.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

9-606(c)

Statement of Legislative Commissioners:

In Section 2, in the last sentence, references to "party committee" were inserted for clarity; and in Section 4(c)(6), "include" was changed to "indicate" for accuracy.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None Expressed.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

None Expressed.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed.

Reported by: Susan Tufts

Date: 4/12/18