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HB 6186 - Campaign Finance Law Amendments - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

Brian Calley voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Finance Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits corporations and joint stock companies from making independent expenditures if they are too closely affiliated with a foreign country.

Highlights:
-Prohibits a corporation or joint stock company from making an independent expenditure if that corporation or joint stock company meets any of the following conditions (Sec. 55D):
    -Is incorporated in, organized under the laws of, or created by the laws of a foreign country; -Is a subsidiary, affiliate, division, or joint venture of a corporation or joint stock company incorporated in, organized under the laws of, or created by the laws of a foreign country; -Has received funds from any source in a foreign country, except funds received as bona fide payment for goods or services sold by the corporation or joint stock company in a foreign country; -A foreign national owns or controls 20 percent or more of the voting shares of the corporation or joint stock company; -A majority of the members of the board of directors of the corporation or joint stock company are foreign nationals; -One or more foreign nationals have the power to direct, dictate, or control the decision-making process of the corporation or joint stock company with respect to its interests in the United States; or -One or more foreign nationals have the power to direct, dictate, or control the decision-making process of the corporation or joint stock company with respect to activities in connection with a federal, state, or local election, including the making of an independent expenditure.
-Prohibits a person from making an independent expenditure using funds that the person has received from a corporation or joint stock company prohibited from making an independent expenditure under this act, not including salary or compensation received from that person's employment with a corporation or joint stock company (Sec. 55D). -Specifies that this amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 95th Legislature are enacted into law: HB 6182, HB 6183; HB 6184; HB 6185; HB 6187; and HB 6188 (Sec. 1).
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 - Introduced (House) -

Title: Campaign Finance Law Amendments

Sponsors

  • Jennifer Haase (MI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Joan Bauer (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy Bledsoe (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lisa Brown (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry L. Brown (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pamela 'Pam' Byrnes (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marie Donigan (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert B. Jones (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lesia Liss (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark S. Meadows (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred J. Miller (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sarah Roberts (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Collins 'Dan' Scripps (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Valentine (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rebekah Warren (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
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