Bill Text: VA SB1236 | 2021 | Regular Session | Prefiled

Bill Title: Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2021-01-19 - Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 10-N) [SB1236 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB1236-Prefiled.html
Offered January 13, 2021
Prefiled January 11, 2021
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-- Petersen
Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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 utility.

No candidate, campaign committee, or political committee shall solicit or accept a contribution from any public utility, nor shall a public utility or political committee established by such public utility make any such contribution.

For the purposes of this section, "public utility" means any public utility as defined in §56-232 and includes any subsidiary or parent company of such a public utility.