Substitute for H.B. No. 5589
Session Year 2017
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM.

To (1) create bright lines between coordinated and independent spending, (2) address in statute independent expenditure political committees, (3) increase disclosure of sources of funds used for independent expenditures, (4) require board of governance authorization before certain entities make certain campaign-related disbursements of funds and disclosure of such disbursements to shareholders, (5) prohibit independent expenditures or covered transfers by foreign-influenced entities, and (6) impose limits on covered transfers.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/13/2017(LCO)File Number 577
 4/13/2017House Calendar Number 379
 4/13/2017Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2017(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/7/2017(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/12/17 5:00 PM
 3/28/2017(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2017(GAE)Joint Favorable
 3/24/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
 3/23/2017Drafted by Committee
 3/10/2017(GAE)Vote to Draft
 3/2/2017Public Hearing 03/06
 2/15/2017(GAE)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/12/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

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