Bill Text: VA HB1756 | 2021 | Regular Session | Prefiled

Bill Title: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2021-02-05 - Left in Privileges and Elections [HB1756 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-HB1756-Prefiled.html
Offered January 13, 2021
Prefiled December 16, 2020
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 24.2-947.4:2, relating to campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.
Patron-- Samirah
Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 24.2-947.4:2 as follows:

§24.2-947.4:2. Prohibited contributions to candidates; public service corporation.

No candidate, campaign committee, political committee, or political party committee shall solicit or accept a contribution from any public service corporation, nor shall a public service corporation make any such contribution.

For the purposes of this section, "public service corporation" means any public service corporation as defined in §56-1 that is not a telecommunications or telephone company, a motor vehicle common carrier, or a railroad company. "Public service corporation," as used in this section, includes any subsidiary or parent company of such a public service corporation, or any political committee established thereunder.