SB0408 (CH0202)

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2016 Regular Session



Election Law - State Elected Officials - Campaign Fund-Raising During General Assembly Session - Civil Penalty

Sponsored by:

Senator Manno


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 202

Synopsis:Authorizing the State Board of Elections to impose a civil penalty for a violation by a campaign finance entity of the prohibition on fund-raising during the General Assembly session; authorizing the State Board to impose a lesser civil penalty than prescribed by law for a violation, as specified; repealing provisions of law authorizing the State Board, represented by the State Prosecutor, to institute a civil action in a circuit court against a campaign finance entity for violating the prohibition on fund-raising during the session; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Manno
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0241
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Campaign Financing
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Elections, State Board of
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Political Committees
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(13-235, 13-604.1)

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