SB 48 Institutes a gift ban for the members of the General Assembly and their candidate committees
Sponsor: Sifton
LR Number: 0235S.04I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 1/15/2015 - Second Read and Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page: S115
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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Current Bill Summary

SB 48 - This act bars statewide elected officials and members of the General Assembly, in addition to their family, employees, and staff, from receiving any tangible or intangible item, service, or thing of value from lobbyists as defined in Section 105.470. The act further bars lobbyists from delivering such items to such individuals.

Lobbyists shall not make contributions in the form of food, entertainment, lodging, or travel to general assembly member candidate committees and such committees shall not receive such items.

This act is similar to SB 536 (2014), SB 38 (2013) and HB 1080 (2012).