2010 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 917
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin and Pinsky
Elections - Campaign Finance - Prohibition of Contributions and Expenditures by Business Entities


Prohibiting a business entity from making a contribution to a campaign finance entity; prohibiting a business entity from making an expenditure to support or oppose a candidate; clarifying that a business entity is not prohibited from making an expenditure to support or oppose a ballot question; and defining the term "business entity" to mean a corporation, a general or limited partnership, a limited liability corporation, or a real estate investment trust.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Campaign Financing
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Limited Liability Companies
Political Candidates
Political Committees
Real Estate Investment Trusts

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 13-226 , 13-245.1 )


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