Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5526
Session Year 2018


To (1) implement federal court rulings regarding independent expenditure political committees, (2) increase disclosure of independent expenditures and prohibit such expenditures by foreign-influenced entities, (3) reveal persons behind political committees and contributors to such committees, (4) require online platforms to disclose purchasers of political ads, and (5) increase transparency with respect to moneys paid to consultants.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/16/2018(LCO)File Number 503
 4/16/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/16/2018House Calendar Number 352
 4/16/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/16/2018(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/9/2018(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/16/18 10:00 AM
 3/28/2018(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2018(GAE)Joint Favorable
 3/15/2018Public Hearing 03/19
 3/13/2018Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Co-sponsors of HB-5526

Rep. Bob Godfrey, 110th Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Steven J. Stafstrom, 129th Dist.
Rep. Michael Winkler, 56th Dist.

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