SB 92 Imposes campaign contribution limits
Sponsor: Justus
LR Number: 0275S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 2/5/2013 - Hearing Cancelled S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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SB 92 - The act imposes contribution limits for individuals and committees in support of candidates running for public office. Surcharges will be imposed upon committees that accept or give contributions exceeding the limits.

The limits are as follows for contributions made by or accepted from any person other than the candidate and all committees:

• $10,000 for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, or Attorney General.

• $5,000 for Senators.

• $2,500 for Representatives.

• $2,500 for any other office, including judicial office if the population of the area is under 100,000.

• $5,000 for any other office, including judicial office if the population of the area is between 100,000 and 250,000.

• $10,000 for any other office, including judicial office if the population of the area is over 250,000.

This act is similar to HB 633 (2009), HB 687 (2009), SB 389 (2009), SB 270 (2009), SB 648 (2010),SB 546 (2012), and SB 825 (2012).

CHRIS HOGERTY