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HB22-1156

Public Official Reporting Requirements Modification

Concerning modification of reporting requirements affecting the disclosure of information of individuals seeking elected public office, and, in connection therewith, changing a campaign finance reporting deadline and clarifying a personal financial disclosure requirement.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

Under the "Fair Campaign Practices Act", the candidate committees of candidates for statewide offices must submit a post-election report disclosing contributions and expenditures 30 days after the major election in election years. The committees of candidates for county, special district, and municipal offices must submit a post-election report 30 days after the primary election, where applicable, and 30 days after the major election in election years. Under the public official disclosure law and the fair campaign practices act, certain individuals in public office are required to file a personal disclosure statement and an annual report.Section 1 of the bill changes the post-election report filing deadline from 30 days to 35 days and exempts a political party committee from the requirement of filing a report of a major contribution during an off-election year.Section 2 exempts candidates seeking reelection who have filed their personal disclosure statement within 180 days before January 10 from having to file an annual personal disclosure statement for that year annual report from the requirement of filing a personal disclosure statement.Section 3 clarifies that an individual incumbent seeking reelection who files a personal disclosure statement within 180 days before January 10 meets the annual personal disclosure reporting requirements an annual report is exempt from the requirement of filing a personal disclosure statement.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. C. Kennedy, Rep. D. Williams
Sen. J. Bridges, Sen. B. Gardner

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

Rep. M. Duran, Rep. C. Kipp, Rep. S. Lontine, Rep. M. Snyder