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SB 27 - Requires Certain Nonprofit Organizations to Disclose Donors - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Certain Nonprofit Organizations to Disclose Donors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (28-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Certain Nonprofit Organizations to Disclose Donors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that requires nonprofit organizations that make campaign contributions to disclose information about their donors, effective July 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Requires a “multipurpose organization” to disclose a list of individuals who have donated at least $1,000 in a 1-year period if the organization meets certain conditions including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 6):
    • The organization has contributed at least $50,000 in a 1-year period to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate; or
    • The organization has contributed at least $100,000 in a consecutive 4-year period to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate.
  • Defines “multipurpose organization” as a certain kind of organization, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 6):
    • A tax-exempt nonprofit organization;
    • A federal or out-of-state political organization;
    • A professional association; or
    • Any other organization that is operating for purposes other than making contributions to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate.
  • Exempts an individual from being included on the donor list established by the provisions of this bill if the individual prohibits his or her donation from being used as a contribution to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate (Sec. 6).
  • Requires a committee that was formed to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate and that has raised at least $1 million to disclose and maintain a list of the donors who made the 10 largest cumulative contributions, over $10,000, to the committee (Sec. 7).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (58-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Certain Nonprofit Organizations to Disclose Donors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires nonprofit organizations that make campaign contributions to disclose information about their donors, effective July 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Requires a “multipurpose organization” to disclose a list of individuals who have donated at least $1,000 in a 1-year period if the organization meets certain conditions including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 6):
    • The organization has contributed at least $50,000 in a 1-year period to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate; or
    • The organization has contributed at least $100,000 in a consecutive 4-year period to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate.
  • Defines “multipurpose organization” as a certain kind of organization, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 6):
    • A tax-exempt nonprofit organization;
    • A federal or out-of-state political organization;
    • A professional association; or
    • Any other organization that is operating for purposes other than making contributions to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate.
  • Exempts an individual from being included on the donor list established by the provisions of this bill if the individual prohibits his or her donation from being used as a contribution to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate (Sec. 6).
  • Requires a committee that was formed to oppose or support a state ballot measure or candidate and that has raised at least $1 million to disclose and maintain a list of the donors who made the 10 largest cumulative contributions, over $10,000, to the committee (Sec. 7).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-4) -
Legislation - Passage With Amendment (House) (50-23) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-8) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Certain Nonprofit Organizations to Disclose Donors

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