Maine LD 204: An Act To Prohibit Certain Activities by Maine Clean Election Act Candidates

LD 204 (subjects: ELECTIONS , CAMPAIGN FINANCE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=204&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Anne-Marie Mastraccio of Sanford: (D – District 18) — e-mail

8 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 Prohibit Certain Activities by 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- 6-F is enacted to read:

6-F. Participation in political action committees. A certified candidate may not establish a political action committee with the primary purpose of electing that certified candidate to a position of leadership in the State Senate or House of Representatives for which that certified candidate is a principal officer, fund-raiser or decision maker.

summary

This bill prohibits a certified candidate under the Maine Clean Election Act from establishing a political action committee with the primary purpose of electing that candidate to a position of leadership in the State Senate or House of Representatives for which the candidate is a principal officer, fund-raiser or decision maker.

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 204 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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