Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. (HB895)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits persons and committees from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $5,600 to any one candidate for any elected office in any one election cycle, of which no more than $2,800 may be contributed for the primary election or other nominating event for the office the candidate is seeking. Contributions made on or prior to the date of the primary election or nominating event shall be subject to the contribution limits for the primary election or other nominating event, unless designated by the contributor as a contribution for the general election. No limits are placed on contributions made by 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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102051D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB895)
02/11/2020Left in Privileges and Elections

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