Maine LD 175: An Act To Limit Maine Clean Election Act Funding to First-time Candidates

LD 175 (subjects: ELECTIONS , CAMPAIGN FINANCE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=175&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Heather Sirocki of Scarborough: (R – District 28) — e-mail

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 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.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator COLLINS of York , REFERRED to the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs, in concurrence.
4/14/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Limit Maine Clean Election Act Funding to First-time Candidates

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

Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA 1122, sub- 6, as enacted by IB 1995, c. 1, 17, is amended to read:

6. Participating candidate. “Participating candidate” means a candidate who is running for the first time for Governor, State Senator or State Representative who is seeking to be certified as a Maine Clean Election Act candidate under section 1125, subsection 5.

summary

This bill limits participating candidates under the Maine Clean Election Act to first-time candidates for Governor, State Senator or State Representative.

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 175 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
The Open Maine Politics website is in a beta release and results should not be taken as definitive. Please visit the official website of the Maine State Legislature for entirely verifiable information.

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