Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5522
Session Year 2018
 


AN ACT RESTORING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM, CONCERNING THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION AND REGARDING DISCLOSURE OF COORDINATED AND INDEPENDENT SPENDING.

To (1) permit gubernatorial candidates participating in the Citizens' Election Program to raise additional funds and qualify for supplemental grants, (2) eliminate grants from the Citizens' Election Fund for candidates without an opponent, (3) modify the amounts of organization expenditures that state central, legislative caucus and legislative leadership committees may make to participating candidates, (4) permit members of the State Elections Enforcement Commission to serve more than two consecutive terms, (5) revise the manner in which the commission processes complaints, (6) create bright lines between coordinated and independent spending, and (7) implement federal court rulings regarding the creation of independent expenditure political committees.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

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   Text of Bill
 File No. 454   [htm]
 GAE Joint Favorable   [htm]
 Raised Bill   [htm]
   Committee Actions
 GAE Joint Fav. Rpt   [htm]
 GAE Vote Tally Sheet   [htm]
   Fiscal Notes
 Fiscal Note For File Copy 454   [htm]
   Bill Analyses
 Bill Analysis For File Copy 454   [htm]

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/12/2018(LCO)File Number 454
 4/12/2018House Calendar Number 326
 4/12/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/12/2018(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2018(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/11/18 5:00 PM
 3/26/2018(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/23/2018(GAE)Joint Favorable
 3/15/2018Public Hearing 03/19
 3/13/2018Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

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