Bill Status of SB3887 98th General Assembly
Short Description: ELECTION-CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES
Sen. Jason Plummer
| 1/10/2023||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. In provisions regarding a political committee's restrictions on making expenditures: (i) provides that leases, purchases, or installment payments for a motor vehicle can be made only if the political committee can demonstrate the vehicle will be used exclusively (rather than primarily) for campaign purposes or for the performance of governmental duties and adds that the vehicle may not be used for personal use by the public official or candidate or his or her immediate family member; makes conforming changes; (ii) removes an exception to the prohibition on expenditures directly for an individual's tuition or other educational expenses; (iii) provides that expenditures are not permitted for payments to a public official or candidate or his or her immediate family member (rather than a family member unless for compensation for services actually rendered by that person) and removes an exception that made the prohibition not apply to expenditures by a political committee for expenses related to providing childcare for a minor child or care for a dependent family member if the care is reasonably necessary for the public official or candidate to fulfill political or governmental duties; and (iv) prohibits expenditures for any purpose that would subsidize the lifestyle or defray ordinary and day-to-day expenses of a public official or candidate or his or her immediate family member that does not serve a campaign purpose or perform a governmental duty. Defines "immediate family member" and "personal use".
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jason Plummer|| 1/21/2022||Senate||First Reading|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/10/2023||Senate||Session Sine Die|