Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. (SB1497)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits a person, other than a political party committee or political action committee, from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $2,500 to any one candidate for the General Assembly or $5,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General in any single calendar year. Political action committees are prohibited from making any single contribution or any combination of contributions that exceeds $5,000 to any one candidate for the General Assembly or $10,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General in any single calendar year. No limits are placed on contributions made by political party committees, the candidate, or the candidate's family to the candidate's campaign. Civil penalties for violations of the limits may equal up to two times the excess contribution amounts. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100577D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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