HI SB3170 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 23 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-27 - Referred to JDC.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


PART I: Adopts the code of fair campaign practices to allow candidates and noncandidates to agree to conduct their campaigns consistent with the code. PART II: Allows for a candidate that obtains the minimum qualifying contribution amount for public funding be eligible to receive payments of $3 for each $1 of qualifying contributions under $10 in excess of minimum qualifying contributions amounts. PART III: Establishes a public participation fee to be paid by noncandidate committees that only make independent expenditures and directs those funds to the partial public financing program. PART IV: Increases spending limits by ten per cent for candidates that voluntarily agree to limit campaign expenditures.

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Relating To Election Campaigns.



2020-01-27SenateReferred to JDC.
2020-01-27SenatePassed First Reading.


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