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HB 2023 - Prohibits Manditory Labor Organizational Fees for Political Purposes - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-56) - (Key vote)
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass bill that prohibits public employee organizations from using member's payroll deductions for political activities, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits public employee organizations from using any payments from a member’s payroll for engaging in political activities (Sec. 1).
  • Defines a “political activity” as any activity carried out for the purpose of influencing state government, local governments, or education board elections including, but not limited to (Secs. 1 & 3):
    • Donating to an activity of a partisan, political, or ideological nature;
    • Donating to a political committee; or
    • Donating to aid the endorsement of a candidate.
  • Specifies that a member of a public employee organization may only donate money for a political purpose using a form of personal payment which notes that the payment is donated for political activities, and must be deposited by the organization in a separate fund (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Manditory Labor Organizational Fees for Political Purposes

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