HB 439 (BR 1381) - C. Miller, G. Stumbo, R. Adkins, L. Clark, R. Damron, D. Horlander, Ji. Lee, D. Owens, R. Rand, J. Richards, T. Thompson, D. Watkins
AN ACT relating to campaign finance.
Amend KRS 121.120 to exempt audits for candidates and slates of candidates that receive or spend less than threshold amount; allow the Registry of Election Finance to develop a system that provides for submission of reports on-line or electronically with security procedures; amend KRS 121.150 to allow acceptance of contributions after the date of primary or election in order to retire debts; provide for a period to refund prohibited funds; amend KRS 121.180 to increase campaign finance reporting exemptions; amend supplemental reporting dates and allow permissive electronic reporting; create a new sections of KRS Chapter 121 to allow credit card, debit card, electronic transfer, and other electronic transactions for campaign purposes; require the registry to adopt reporting forms and promulgate administrative regulations to implement electronic transactions; require the registry to promulgate administrative regulations to allow minor reporting discrepancies to be addressed at the next regularly scheduled reporting date.
Feb 10-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)