2010 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1086
Sponsored By:
Senator Stone
Election Law - Campaign Advertisements - Closed Captioning


Requiring a campaign finance entity to include closed captioning for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in campaign advertisements that are distributed by broadcast or cable television or on its website; providing specified exemptions; specifying the factors to be considered when applying the undue hardship exemption; prohibiting a campaign finance entity from distributing a campaign advertisement by broadcast or cable radio, subject to specified conditions; providing for an effective date of January 1, 2011; etc.

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 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/4 at 2:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Cable Television
Campaign Financing
Deaf Persons
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Political Candidates
Political Committees
Television -see also- Cable Television

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 1-101 , 13-403 , 13-404 , 13-604 )


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