House Bill 740

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/14/22: delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 208)
Title AN ACT relating to campaign finance and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 208
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1550
Sponsor M. Koch
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 121.015 to define "form"; amend KRS 121.160 to remove the requirement of a candidate or slate of candidates designating a treasurer at the office with which they file for candidacy, and instead require the office for which the candidate files to forward a copy to the Registry of Election Finance; amend KRS 121.180 to require a candidate exempt from filing a campaign finance report to file a 30 day post-election report of receipts and disbursements; require a candidate who is exempt from filing for the primary who advances to the regular election to refile for the filing exemption; require any candidate who is no longer eligible for the exemption to immediately file for a revocation of the exemption; and permit candidates, slate of candidates, and candidate-authorized campaign committee to file annual campaign finance reports with requirements prescribed; remove references to paper filing; and make technical corrections.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Campaign finance, candidate filings, requirements
Elections and Voting - Campaign finance, candidates, filing requirements
Secretary of State - Campaign finance, candidate filings, requirements
State Agencies - Registry of Election Finance, candidate filings, finance reports, requirements
Campaign Finance - Filing of forms, electronic requirement
Campaign Finance - Reports and candidate filings, requirements
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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03/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/02/22
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/03/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/04/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/07/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 08, 2022
03/09/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 75-21
03/10/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/14/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/23/22
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/24/22
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/30/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 27-8 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • passed 72-21
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • Vetoed
04/13/22
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 73-25
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 25-10
04/14/22
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 208)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 121.180 to permit a candidate and a candidate-authorized campaign committee to file annual campaign finance reports, with requirements prescribed, unless the candidate is seeking statewide office or a candidate authorized campaign committee is designated for a statewide office; delete campaign finance reporting requirements relevant to the spouse of the contributor; permit campaign account donations to a fundraising event or testimonial affair; amend KRS 6.767 to permit a member of the General Assembly who is a contemporaneous candidate for statewide office to accept a campaign contribution from an employer of a legislative agent or from a permanent committee; amend KRS 121.175 to permit necessary travel to be included as an allowable campaign expenditure if the travel is reported; permit campaign account donations to a political party or caucus campaign committee for auctions and fundraisers; amend KRS 121.120, 121.160, and 121.220 to delete campaign finance reporting requirements relevant to the spouse of a contributor; make amendments relating to reports in KRS 121.180 RETROACTIVE to January 1, 2021; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Candidate campaign contributions, acceptance from certain individuals and entities
Elections and Voting - Candidate campaign filings, changes related
Secretary of State - Candidate campaign filings, changes related
State Agencies - Board of Elections, candidate campaign filings
Ethics - Candidate campaign contributions, acceptance from certain individuals and entities
Retroactive Legislation - Campaign reports, January 1, 2021
Campaign Finance - Candidate filings, changes related
Effective Dates, Emergency - Elections

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Mills
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 740/GA

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