Campaign finance and advertisements; independent expenditures, electioneering communications. (HB500)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance and advertisements; independent expenditures; electioneering communications. Broadens the scope of campaign advertisement disclosure requirements to cover electioneering communications, as defined in the bill. The bill also defines the purchase of electioneering communications as a form of independent expenditure required to be reported to the Department of Elections. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101207D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB500)
01/24/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/28/2022Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)

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