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Election Law - Campaign Finance Violations - Injunctive Relief

Sponsored by:

Delegate West


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Authorizing the chairman or vice chairman of the State Board of Elections to seek an injunction against a violation of the campaign finance laws; repealing the authority of the Secretary of State to seek an injunction against a violation of the campaign finance laws; authorizing a candidate to seek an immediate injunction against violations of the campaign finance laws by specified persons; and providing a penalty for violation of the Act of a maximum fine of $250 or imprisonment not to exceed 30 days or both.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate West
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1265 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Campaign Financing
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Elections, State Board of
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Political Candidates
Secretary of State
Statutes:Article - Election Law

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.