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Require Candidates To Disclose Income Tax Returns

Concerning a requirement that candidates for certain federal executive offices file income tax returns with the secretary of state.
2017 Regular Session
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

The bill requires candidates for president and vice president of the United States to file with the secretary of state the candidates' federal income tax return forms for the last 5 completed tax years. Neither the name of any candidate who fails to comply with the filing requirement nor the name of that candidate's running mate shall be printed on the official ballot.

The secretary of state is required to publish the returns on his or her official website within 7 days of the returns being filed.

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




Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details