Campaign finance disclosure; exemptions. (HB292)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance disclosure; definitions; exemptions. Provides that the exemption for Internal Revenue Code 501 (c) (3) organizations will also apply to 501 (c) (4) and (6) organizations so long as the organization does not advocate the election or defeat of an identified candidate. This is a recommendation of the task force that assisted the State Board of Elections in conducting a review of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act pursuant to House Joint Resolution 667 (2005). This bill is identical to SB 228. Read the Bill »


04/06/2006: signed by governor


01/04/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063244148
01/04/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2006Assigned to Privileges and Elections sub-committee: #2 (Jones, S. C.)
01/27/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Read first time
01/31/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Communicated to Senate
02/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/28/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
03/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Passed by temporarily
03/03/2006Passed Senate (25-Y 13-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (25-Y 13-N)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB292ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
04/06/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 770 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)