Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1188
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT CONCERNING FOREIGN POLITICAL SPENDING.

To (1) prevent foreign interference in state referenda and elections and allow for greater enforcement of violations, (2) implement federal court rulings regarding independent expenditure political committees and contributions to such committees, (3) make adjustments to reflect the United States Supreme Court ruling on aggregate contribution limits for individuals, (4) more explicitly recognize referendum spending as a type of independent expenditure and require reporting as such, (5) impose attribution requirements for certain forms of referendum spending, (6) require, for organization expenditure party candidate listings, only the disclaimer of the paying committee and not the individual disclaimer of all candidates mentioned, and (7) make a conforming change regarding the distribution of surplus funds by candidate committees participating in the Citizens’ Election Program.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/16/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/16/2023No New File by Committee on Judiciary
 5/16/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/16/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/15/2023(JUD)Joint Favorable
 5/11/2023Referred by Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 4/17/2023(LCO)File Number 602
 4/17/2023Senate Calendar Number 360
 4/17/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/17/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/10/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/17/23 12:00 PM
 3/29/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2023(GAE)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/6/2023Public Hearing 03/10
 3/3/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Co-sponsors of SB-1188

Sen. Rob Sampson, 16th Dist.

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