2011 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: SB 681/10 - EHE & JPR Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 159
Sponsored By:
Senators Pinsky, Forehand, Jones-Rodwell, King, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, and Raskin
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, District 44
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Roger P. Manno, District 19
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

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