SB 168 (BR 835) - K. Stein
AN ACT relating to elections and declaring an emergency.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 11A to prohibit a public servant or candidate for statewide elected office from accepting a campaign contribution from a lobbyist; amend KRS 11A.990 to include receiving campaign contributions from lobbyists within the existing Class D penalty provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 121 to prohibit a candidate for statewide elected office from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions from a lobbyist or spouse of a lobbyist; amend KRS 121.015 to include "lobbyist" in KRS Chapter 121 definitions; amend KRS 121.120 to require candidates and slates of candidates for statewide office and their campaign committees to file electronically with the registry if contributions, loans, or campaign account balances exceed $25,000; amend KRS 121.180 to establish a single campaign finance reporting threshold of $5,000; to require candidates to file campaign finance reports 15 and 30 days prior to the primary, and 15, 30, and 60 days prior to the regular election, and to require candidates for statewide office to additionally file a report 60 days prior to the primary; change the filing deadline for supplemental reports from not later than ten days after November 1 to not later than ten days after December 31; amend KRS 121.990 to include receiving campaign contributions from lobbyists within the existing Class D penalty provisions; EMERGENCY.
Feb 11-introduced in Senate
Feb 15-to State & Local Government (S)