Conflicts of Interests Acts, State & Local Government and General Assembly; gifts, disclosures. (SB23)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; gifts; disclosures. Requires the disclosure on statements of economic interests for legislators and certain state and local government officers of gifts in excess of $1,000 made to immediate family members if such gift is made by a registered lobbyist or a business, governmental entity, or individual that has transacted or is transacting business with the Commonwealth or its agencies, departments, or political subdivisions within 12 months from the date of the gift. "Immediate family member" is defined, for the purposes of gifts, to include (i) the filer's spouse; (ii) dependents residing with the filer; and (iii) the filer's or his spouse's parent, child, and grandchild. Read the Bill »

Status

01/24/2014: Merged into SB649

History

DateAction
12/10/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100107D
12/10/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
01/06/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB23)
01/08/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB23)
01/24/2014Incorporated by Rules (SB649-Norment) (16-Y 0-N)

Comments

Angela Lynn writes:

This proposal is necessary because the unethical practice of receiving these gifts seems to be a question . It would be an obvious unacceptable practice if the rules of integrity were not blurred. Will those rules be proposed next?