HB 841/CI (BR 2477) - J. Fischer
AN ACT relating to campaign finance.
Amend KRS 121.310 to provide that no person shall solicit or obtain contributions to a committee or to be used for independent expenditures from an employee or member of a labor organization by use of an automatic method or deduction including a payroll deduction or reverse checkoff plan; provide that employee may participate in a payroll deduction plan if the employee affirmatively consents to the contribution at least once in each calendar year; provide that the contribution shall be voluntary and the consent to the deduction shall be revocable at any time; provide that the subsection does not require the establishment of a payroll deduction program nor make lawful any contribution otherwise prohibited by state law; amend KRS 121.990 to provide that violation is a Class D felony; cite as Worker Paycheck Protection Act of 2000.
Feb 24-introduced in House
Feb 25-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Mar 10-posted in committee