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SB 25 (BR 258) - D. Thayer

     AN ACT relating to campaign finance.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 121 to define "political organization 527 committee"; require such a committee to register with and report to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance if it spends more than $5,000 to influence the selection of a candidate or slate of candidates for public office in Kentucky, other than in a federal election, or if it spends more than $5,000 on a ballot question to amend the Constitution of Kentucky; state that this legislation shall be cited as the 527 Campaign Fund Disclosure and Transparency Act of 2010.


     SFA (1, D. Thayer) - Require political organization 527 committees to follow the same registration and reporting schedule, rather than merely the same reporting schedule, as political issues committees and candidates.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 18, 2010
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 19-received in House
     Feb 22-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 17-posted in committee; taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 18-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

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