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HF 716

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/04/2019 03:02pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to campaign finance; expanding a limitation on certain contributions during
a regular session of the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
10A.273, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 10A.273,
subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, 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, deleted text beginordeleted text end a
political committeenew text begin, a political fund,new text end or new text begina political new text endparty unit deleted text beginestablished by all or a part of
the party organization within a house of the legislature,
deleted text end must not solicit or accept a
contribution from a registered lobbyist, political committee, political fund, or an association
not registered with the board during a regular session of the legislature.

(b) A registered lobbyist, political committee, political fund, or an association not
registered with the board must not make a contribution deleted text beginto 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 session of the legislature
deleted text endnew text begin that the recipient is prohibited
from accepting under paragraph (a)
new text end.

Sec. 2. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 10A.273, subdivision 2, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 19-2911

10A.273 CONTRIBUTIONS AND SOLICITATIONS DURING LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

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 session of the legislature.