VA SB889 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-21 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits any person or campaign, referendum, or inaugural committee from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $2,500 to any one candidate for the General Assembly or $5,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General in any single calendar year. Political action, federal political action, or out-of-state political committees are prohibited from making any single contribution or any combination of contributions that exceeds $5,000 to any one candidate for the General Assembly or $10,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General in any single calendar year. No limits are placed on contributions made by political party committees, the candidate, or the candidate's family to the candidate's campaign. Civil penalties for violations of the limits may equal up to two times the excess contribution amounts.

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Title

Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-01-21 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-21SenateIncorporated by Privileges and Elections
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103920D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242948.5(n/a)See Bill Text
242948.8(n/a)See Bill Text
242953.6(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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