HB0879 (CH0031)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Integrity Act of 2017

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31

Synopsis:Altering provisions of the ethics law governing the period of time during which former members of the General Assembly are prohibited from representing or assisting specified parties for compensation in specified matters; altering the penalty for a specified offense relating to bribery of a public employee; altering the definition of "legislative action" to include testimony and other advocacy; prohibiting a state official from using public resources to solicit specified political contributions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0683
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Ethics
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - General Provisions
(5-101, 5-501, 5-502, 5-504, 5-506, 5-512, 5-513, 5-514, 5-602, 5-606, 5-607, 5-704)
Article - State Government

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.