IN HB1553 | 2011 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 20 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-01-20 - First reading: referred to Committee on Elections and Apportionment
Pending: House Elections and Apportionment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that certain information must be disclosed to an individual called during a telephone call for a political communication. Defines "political communication" as a telephone call that expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate. Provides that a telephone call for a political communication may not be made on the day of a primary, general, or special election or within five (5) days immediately preceding a primary, general, or special election. Provides that a telephone call for a political communication may not be made to a telephone number on the "do not call" list. Provides that these restrictions do not apply to a call made by a: (1) labor organization or other membership organization to the members of the labor or membership organization; or (2) corporation to the officers, shareholders, or employees of the corporation.

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Title

Political telephone calls.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2011-01-20 First reading: referred to Committee on Elections and Apportionment
2011-01-20 Coauthored by Representative Steuerwald
2011-01-20 Authored by Representative Grubb

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