Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures, electioneering communications, disclaimer. (HB489)

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures; electioneering communications; disclaimer requirements. Broadens the scope of disclaimer requirements for campaign advertisements to include electioneering communications, as defined in the bill, and messages advocating for the passage or defeat of a referendum. The bill also requires an advertisement that is an independent expenditure or expressly advocates for the passage or defeat of a referendum, to contain a disclaimer providing the names of the sponsor's three largest contributors or individuals representing a contributor that is not an individual. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104045D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB489)

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