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HB 7 - Campaign Contribution Limits - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (64-46) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that places limits on a variety of monetary political contributions and strengthens regulations regarding campaign expenditures and disclosure.

Highlights:
-Mandates that single-candidate committees may accept a maximum of $5,000 per year from any one individual, $10,000 from any one corporation, labor organization, or association, and $90,000 from any one political committee (Sec. 5). -Mandates that multi-candidate and non-candidate committees may accept a maximum of $10,000 per year from any one individual, $20,000 from any one corporation, labor organization, or association, and $90,000 from any one political committee (Sec. 5). -Requires that these limits become effective on January 1st, 2011 (Sec. 5). -Changes the required reports of campaign contributions and expenditures from twice yearly to once every three months (Sec. 5). -Mandates that the State Board of Elections create an online database of all complaints filed with the board, detailing the actions and penalties imposed (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (36-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that places limits on a variety of monetary political contributions and strengthens regulations regarding campaign expenditures and disclosure.

Highlights:
-Mandates that single-candidate committees may accept a maximum of $5,000 per year from any one individual, $10,000 from any one corporation, labor organization, or association, and $90,000 from any one political committee (Sec. 5). -Mandates that multi-candidate and non-candidate committees may accept a maximum of $10,000 per year from any one individual, $20,000 from any one corporation, labor organization, or association, and $90,000 from any one political committee (Sec. 5). -Requires that these limits become effective on January 1st, 2011 (Sec. 5). -Changes the required reports of campaign contributions and expenditures from twice yearly to once every three months (Sec. 5). -Mandates that the State Board of Elections create an online database of all complaints filed with the board, detailing the actions and penalties imposed (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (114-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Campaign Contribution Limits

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