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SB 162 - Creation of the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Jack Johnson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Creation of the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-12) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Creation of the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance and defines its responsibilities.

Highlights:
-Creates the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance, comprising two divisions: the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance and the Tennessee Ethics Commission (Sec. 1). -Provides that employees of the Bureau and their immediate families shall not be allowed to hold public office, be an officer of any political party or committee, participate in an election campaign, lobby or employ a lobbyist, or be employed by any elected officeholder, and that employees of the Bureau shall not be allowed to donate to electoral campaigns (Sec. 1). -Describes the responsibilities of the Bureau as making known and enforcing rules and regulations relating to elections, including provisions concerning disclosure statements and conflicts of interest; collecting filing fees; and standardizing and administering electoral documents so as to make them simple and understandable (Secs. 1, 25). -States that sections 1 through 25 of the bill shall take effect July 1, 2009, and all other sections shall take effect upon the bill becoming law (Sec. 30).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Creation of the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance

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