Bill Text: CT HB06419 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Prohibiting Certain Campaign Expenditures With Citizens' Election Program Funds.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-01-23 - Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections [HB06419 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB06419-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6419

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1936

 

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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 PROHIBITING CERTAIN CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES WITH CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM FUNDS.

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

That title 9 of the general statutes be amended to prohibit the treasurer of the candidate committee of any candidate participating in the Citizens' Election Program from making any expenditure or expenditures in excess of one thousand dollars, in the aggregate, to any entity owned in whole or in part by any member of the immediate family of any member of the General Assembly.

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit the use of Citizens' Election Program funds for the payment of goods and services from business entities owned by family of members of the General Assembly.

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