Public campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices. (HB1829)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Public campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to establish by ordinance a system of public campaign financing for elected local offices. The bill specifies certain requirements for a system of public campaign financing established by a governing body, including the provision of a public election fund to be administered by the treasurer of the county or city. A system of public campaign financing established by a county or city is permitted to more stringently regulate the campaign finance activity of participating candidates and shall be subject to regulation and oversight by the State Board of Elections to ensure its conformity with state law and policy to the extent practicable. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/02/2019Committee
01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101346D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2

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