Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. (SB45)

Introduced By

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


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits candidates, campaign committees, and political committees from soliciting or accepting contributions from any public utility, as defined in the bill, and prohibits any public utility or any political committee established by such public utility from making any such contribution. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100555D
12/28/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB45)
02/01/2022Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)


Bill Peabody writes:

Utilities are on par w Gse's and should be barred from political fund raising games.
Vote yes on sb45

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