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Campaign Finance Enforcement

Concerning the codification of the rules of the secretary of state addressing the procedures for the enforcement of state laws governing campaign finance.
2019 Regular Session
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

Section 1 of the bill codifies in the "Fair Campaign Practices Act" (FCPA) the rules of the secretary of state (secretary) addressing the procedures that govern the enforcement of state laws governing campaign and political finance. In particular, the codified provisions specify the procedures governing the filing of complaints, initial review of complaints by the elections division (division) within the secretary's office, the method by which a respondent may cure a violation of the campaign finance laws, the investigation of unresolved or uncured complaints by the division, the conduct of hearings, review by the division of campaign finance documents it receives for filing, and the issuance of advisory opinions by the secretary.

Sections 2, 3, and 4 specify conforming amendments to other existing sections of the FCPA. Section 5 deletes an existing statutory provision requiring administrative law judges to complete continuing legal education in campaign finance that is made obsolete by the bill.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/29/2019 Signed Act PDF
    05/13/2019 Final Act PDF
    05/02/2019 Rerevised PDF
    05/01/2019 Revised PDF
    04/27/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    04/24/2019 Engrossed PDF
    04/02/2019 Introduced PDF