Campaign finance disclosure; filings by PACs. (HB789)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance disclosure; filings by political action committees. Requires any political action committee that files its statement of organization on or after October 1 and before the November election day in any odd-numbered year (i) to file a campaign finance report for the committee's activities during that year with its statement of organization and (ii) to file reports within 24 hours of receiving any contribution or making any expenditure of $500 or more during the period between the date of filing its statement of organization and the election day. The bill provides for a civil penalty of $500 for the failure to file any such report and $1,000 for each additional failure. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087614564
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2008Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB789)
02/01/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read first time
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB789E
02/05/2008Printed as engrossed 087614564-E
02/06/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to Senate
02/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB789E)
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/26/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/29/2008Passed by for the day
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB789ER)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB789ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 547 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0547)