2010 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Benson, Bobo, Carr, Feldman, Gaines, Glenn, Gutierrez, Heller, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Ivey, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Pendergrass, Proctor, Reznik, Rosenberg, Schuler, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2010


Repealing the Public Financing Act for gubernatorial candidates; altering specified limits on specified contributions and transfers; authorizing the governing body of a county to enact laws to regulate public campaign finance activity for specified county elective offices and specified candidates for election to those offices; establishing a system of public financing of campaigns for specified General Assembly candidates; creating the Public Election Fund and providing for the inclusion of specified money in the Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Campaign Financing
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Income Tax
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Political Candidates
Political Committees
Political Parties
Public Information
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 13-226 , 13-227 , 13-235 , 13-502.1 , 15-101 , 15-101 , 15-102 , 15-103 , 15-104 , 15-105 , 15-106 , 15-107 , 15-108 , 15-109 , 15-110 , 15-111 , 15-112 , 15-113 , 15-114 , 15-115 , 15-116 , 15-117 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered