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2016 Regular Session



Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly Elections

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carr


In the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing a system of public financing of campaigns for specified General Assembly candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to administer the system; requiring the Comptroller to credit to the Fair Campaign Financing Fund money collected under specified provisions of the Act and to distribute public contributions to the campaign finance entities of specified candidates; specifying procedures, requirements, and conditions participating candidates must meet to receive a distribution from the Fund; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carr, Afzali, Ebersole, Fennell, Gutierrez, Kelly, Luedtke, McCray, Moon, Patterson, Platt, S. Robinson, Shoemaker, Tarlau, Turner, A. Washington, M. Washington, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0428
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Auditors and Audits
Campaign Financing
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
State Employees
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(13-235, 15-103, 15-106, 15.5-101 through 15.5-118)

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October 24, 2017 5:05 P.M.