98RS HB197


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HB 197 (BR 137) - M. Long

     AN ACT relating to campaign finance registration and disclosure requirements.
     Amend KRS 121.190 to require persons making paid political telephone calls to register and file a script of the advertising and written authorization by a candidate to make telephone calls with the Registry of Election Finance before calls may be made and to identify by whom the advertising is paid, to exempt political polls of less than 600 calls and non-compensated calls between persons who are acquainted, to prohibit a caller from stating or implying that he represents another person or an organization unless the person or organization has filed written approval for the caller to act as a representative, and to prohibit a caller from stating or implying that he represents a nonexistent person or organization; and amend KRS 121.170 to prescribe registration requirements for paid political telephone callers.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Elections and Constitutional Amendments (H)
     Jan 15-posted in committee
     Jan 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 29, 1998
     Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 60-35
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 5-to State and Local Government (S)

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