Maine LD 1688: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Funding of Maine Clean Election Act Candidates

LD 1688 (subjects: ELECTIONS , CAMPAIGN FINANCE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1688&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Joel Stetkis of Canaan: (R – District 105) — e-mail | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/30/2016 House Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/30/2016 Senate On motion by Senator Cyrway of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs, in concurrence.
4/7/2016 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/8/2016 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
Placed in the Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Funding of Maine Clean Election Act Candidates

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA 1125, sub- 5, C-2 is enacted to read:

C-2. As a candidate for Governor, collected all seed money contributions from registered voters in the State or, as a candidate for State Senator or State Representative, collected all seed money contributions from registered voters in the candidate’s electoral division;

SUMMARY

This bill requires candidates for Governor to collect all seed money contributions under the Maine Clean Election Act, if any, from registered voters in the State and a candidate for State Senator or State Representative to collect all seed money contributions, if any, from registered voters in the candidate’s electoral division.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 1688 was last updated on 2016-05-13.
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