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HB 569 - Amends State Campaign Finance Laws - Key Vote

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MaryLynn Magar voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends State Campaign Finance Laws

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (79-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends State Campaign Finance Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that amends state campaign finance laws.

Highlights:
  • Increases the limit an individual or political committee may contribute to a candidate from $500 to the following amounts (Sec. 13):
    • $3,000 to a candidate for statewide office or retention as justice of the Supreme Court; and
    • $1,000 to a candidate for re-election as a judge of a district court of appeal, legislative office, multicounty office, countywide office, or a candidate for county court judge or circuit judge.
  • Increases the number of expenditure and contribution reports a treasurer designated by a candidate or political committee and an electioneering communication organization must file from 1 each quarter to 1 each month (Secs. 9 & 11).  
  • Requires a statewide candidate or political committee to file a report each week beginning 60 days prior to the primary election and ending with a submission 4 days prior to the general election (Sec. 9).
  • Requires a statewide candidate or political committee to file a report each day beginning 10 days prior to the general election and ending the day before the election (Sec. 9).
  • Prohibits a committee of continuous existence from accepting contributions beginning August 1, 2013 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires a committee of continuous existence to have a balance of $0 on September 30, 2013 (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes a committee of continuous existence to make unlimited contributions to a political committee (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes a candidate elected to state office to retain up to $20,000 in his or her campaign account for the use in the next campaign for the same office (Sec. 15).
  • Rep. Jim Boyd voted "Yea" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Seth McKeel voted "Yea" after the roll call. 
  • Rep. Bryan Nelson voted "Yea" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Larry Lee, Jr. is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Yea" but changed his vote to "Nay" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Kionne L. McGee is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Yea" but changed his vote to "Nay" after the roll call.
  • Rep. John Tobia is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Yea" but changed his vote to "Nay" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Katie A. Edwards is not listed on our vote breakdown because her vote did not accurately reflect her intentions; she initially voted "Nay" but changed her vote to "Yay" after the roll call.

 

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (37-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-39) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends State Campaign Finance Laws

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