Campaign finance disclosure; reports of large contributions by governing body members. (SB723)

Introduced By

Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of large contributions by governing body members.  Increases from $500 to $2,500 the size of contributions that must be reported within 15 business days of receipt by governing body members during non-election years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/25/2010Unanimous consent to introduce
01/25/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104324D
01/25/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/29/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB723)
02/01/2010Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
02/09/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10105130D-S1
02/11/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB723S1)
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105130D-S1
02/12/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB723S1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/19/2010Assigned P & E sub: #3 Campaign Finance
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read second time
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB723ER)
03/10/2010Signed by Speaker
03/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB723ER)
03/12/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 696 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0696)


Waldo Jaquith writes:


Carol Lindstrom writes:

Darn good question Waldo? If current system is working there needs to be a reason to change it!