Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. (SB889)

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 any person or campaign, referendum, or inaugural 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, federal political action, or out-of-state political 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

01/21/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103920D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB889)
01/21/2020Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SB488-Petersen) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)