2011 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1251/10 - W&M Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 657
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Barnes, Bobo, Carr, Frick, Frush, Hubbard, Hucker, Kaiser, Luedtke, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and Reznik
Public Funding and Small Donor Act for General Assembly Elections


Creating a public financing system for General Assembly candidates; repealing the Public Financing Act for gubernatorial candidates; altering limits on contributions and transfers, as specified; providing that specified contributions be considered as being made by one contributor; authorizing the governing body of a county to enact laws to regulate public campaign finance activity for county elective offices and candidates for those offices, as specified; specifying expenditure limits for participating candidates; 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 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39

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.
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 , 13-505 , 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 , 15-118 )


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