Campaign contribution limits; contributions that exceed $20,000. (SB44)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Campaign finance; campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits persons from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $20,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, or the General Assembly in any one election cycle. No limits are placed on contributions made by the candidate or the candidate's family to the candidate's campaign or by political party committees. 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
12/28/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100554D
12/28/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB44)
01/18/2022Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

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