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HB 118 - Prohibiting Lobbyist and Contractor Campaign Contributions - Key Vote

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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 - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Lobbyist and Contractor Campaign Contributions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits lobbyists, principals of state contractors, or principals of perspective state contractors from contributing to a candidate for nomination or election to a public state office, a campaign committee of a candidate for state public office, or a state or county level political party committee, beginning November 3, 2010.

Highlights:
-Authorizes lobbyists and principals of state contractors or prospective state contractors to establish a campaign committee for that individual's own campaign and solicit contributions for that campaign from individuals not prohibited from making contributions (Secs. 1-2). -Authorizes lobbyist's employers to make contributions to a candidate or expenditures for the benefit of a candidate (Sec. 1). -Defines "principle of a state contractor or prospective state contractor" as both the state contractor or prospective state contractor itself, and any of the following (Sec. 3):
    -Individuals that are members of the board of directors, or has an ownership interest in, of a state contractor or prospective state contractor, unless such individual owns less than 5 percent of the shares of the corporation; -Agents seeking a state contract for a state contractor or prospective state contractor that has a value of $250,000 or more; and -Political committees established by or on behalf of the principle of a state contractor or prospective state contractor.
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Lobbyist and Contractor Campaign Contributions

Sponsors

  • Jose A. Campos II (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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