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SB 116 - Campaign Contribution Limits - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

Dianne Hamilton voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Dianne Hamilton made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (49-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes campaign contribution limits for individuals and political committees during both primary and general election cycles beginning November 3, 2010.

Highlights:
-Prohibits contributions in excess of $2,300 from an individual to a candidate running for nonstatewide office during both a primary and general election cycle respectively (Sec. 1). -Prohibits contributions in excess of $5,000 from an individual to a candidate running for statewide office during both a primary and general election cycle respectively (Sec. 1). -Prohibits contributions in excess of $5,000 from an individual to a political committee during both a primary and general election cycle respectively (Sec. 1). -Prohibits contributions in excess of $5,000 from a political committee to a candidate for office during both a primary and general election cycle respectively (Sec. 1). -Prohibits contributions in excess of $5,000 from a political committee to another political committee during both a primary and general election cycle respectively (Sec. 1). -Requires the above campaign donation limits to be increased after each general election by the percentage of the preceding two year's increase of the consumer price index for all urban consumers (Sec. 1). -Requires all contributions in excess of the contribution limits, as determined by the Secretary of State, to be deposited into the Public Election Fund (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the contribution limits do no apply to the candidate's own contributions using their personal funds to candidate's own campaign (Sec. 1). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Rules.
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 - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Sponsors

  • Dede Feldman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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