|02/26/18: to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
|AN ACT relating to campaign finance.
|Bill Request Number
|Summary of Original Version
|Amend KRS 121.015 to amend the definition of "contributing organization," to add a new definition for "electioneering communication," and to make technical corrections; amend KRS 121.190 to extend requirements for disclosure in campaign advertisements to Internet and electronic communication network announcements, to cover electioneering communications, and to apply disclosures in advertisements and communications made by additional groups and organizations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 121 to require any person or group making electioneering communications expenditures in an amount greater than $3,000 during an election to follow the same registration and reporting schedule as candidates and slates of candidates and specify the information to be reported, and to require any person or group making electioneering communications expenditures in an amount greater than $1,000 in the 15 days before an election to file reports electronically within 48 hours of the expenditure or the communication, whichever is sooner, and to specify that contributions for electioneering communications make the contributors a contributing organization.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Campaign Finance - Definitions for electioneering communications, additions to
Campaign Finance - Reporting, electioneering communications
Elections and Voting - Campaign finance, restrictions on certain organizations and expenditures, newly added
State Agencies - Registry of Election Finance, restrictions on certain organizations and expenditures, additional
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