Bill Text: CT HB05951 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Concerning Political Committees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-02 - Public Hearing 03/06 [HB05951 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB05951-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5951

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1921

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. HOYDICK, 120th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. O'NEILL, 69th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING POLITICAL COMMITTEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 155 of the general statutes be amended to prohibit (1) any legislator from serving as chairperson, treasurer or other officer of or establishing or controlling any political committee other than a legislative caucus committee or a legislative leadership committee, and (2) any political committee that files with any town clerk from making any contribution to any legislative caucus committee, legislative leadership committee or state central committee.

Statement of Purpose:

To limit who may serve as an officer of certain political committees and restrict certain contributions from political committees that file campaign reports with a town clerk.

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