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2017 Regular Session



Departmental Secretaries - Campaign and Working Hour Activities

Sponsored by:

Delegate Turner


In the House - Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government from soliciting, accepting, transmitting, or depositing in a campaign account contributions or donations for the benefit of a candidate or political party; prohibiting a secretary from being a candidate for a public elective office while serving as secretary; authorizing the State Board of Elections to impose a civil penalty on specified entities as a result of a violation of this Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Turner, Branch, Clippinger, Ebersole, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Hixson, Jones, Kaiser, Moon, Morhaim, Pendergrass, and Platt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0854
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Campaign Financing
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Elections, State Board of
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Election Law
Article - General Provisions
Article - State Government
(8-201, 8-207)

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November 28, 2017 12:59 P.M.