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HF 58

as introduced - 84th Legislature, 2005 1st Special Session (2005 - 2005) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 06/08/2005

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; prohibiting certain
contributions and solicitations during special
legislative sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 10A.273, subdivisions 1, 2; 211A.14.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 10A.273,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Contributions during legislative session.

(a) A candidate for the legislature or for constitutional
office, the candidate's principal campaign committee, or a
political committee or party unit established by all or a part
of the party organization within a house of the legislature,
must not solicit or accept a contribution from a registered
lobbyist, political committee, political fund, or dissolving
principal campaign committee, or from a party unit established
by the party organization within a house of the legislature,
during a regular new text beginor special new text endsession of the legislature.

(b) A registered lobbyist, political committee, political
fund, or dissolving principal campaign committee, or a party
unit established by the party organization within a house of the
legislature, must not make a contribution to a candidate for the
legislature or for constitutional office, the candidate's
principal campaign committee, or a political committee or party
unit established by all or a part of the party organization
within a house of the legislature during a regular new text beginor special
new text end session of the legislature.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 10A.273,
subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Party unit solicitations.

A political party
unit must not solicit or receive at an event hosted by a
candidate for the legislature or by a candidate for
constitutional office a contribution from a lobbyist, political
committee, political fund, or party unit during a regular new text beginor
special
new text endsession of the legislature.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 211A.14, is
amended to read:


211A.14 CONTRIBUTIONS AND SOLICITATIONS DURING LEGISLATIVE
SESSION.

A legislator or state constitutional officer who is a
candidate for a county, city, or town office, the candidate's
principal campaign committee, and any other political committee
with the candidate's name or title may not solicit or accept a
contribution from a political fund or registered lobbyist during
a regular new text beginor special new text endsession of the legislature.

Sec. 4. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final
enactment.
new text end