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Presidential Candidate Tax Transparency Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the House - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring certain candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of certain federal tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those tax returns with the State Board of Elections no later than 65 days before a presidential election; requiring the State Board to make these tax returns filed by a Presidential ticket publicly available on the State Board's website; prohibiting certain candidates who fail to satisfy the requirements of the Act from appearing on the general election ballot; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Benson, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Ramirez, Robinson, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0662
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0358 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Federal Government
Income Tax
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Public Information
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(8-503, 5-102)

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March 15, 2018 4:00 P.M.