Maine LD 252: An Act To Increase Transparency of Entities Receiving Substantial Amounts of Public Funding

LD 252 (subjects: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS , LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=252&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. David Burns of Washington: (R – District 6) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 Senate Committee on JUDICIARY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Burns of Washington REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/3/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/3/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Increase Transparency of Entities Receiving Substantial Amounts of Public Funding

CONCEPT DRAFT

SUMMARY

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to enact measures designed to increase transparency by requiring that entities that receive a certain percentage of their funding from the State disclose the sources of their funding and the names of their donors on a publicly accessible website within 30 days of receipt of the donation. If the donation is associated with a specific exhibit or program, the name of the donor must be prominently displayed at the exhibit or before or after the program.

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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 252 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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