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2017 Regular Session



Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly Elections

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the Senate - Hearing 3/03 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:Senators Pinsky, Ferguson, Madaleno, and Smith
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0428 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Auditors and Audits
Campaign Financing
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
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
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(13-235, 15-103, 15-106, 15.5-101 through 15.5-118)

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.