SB 955
Institutes a gift ban for the members of the General Assembly and their candidate committees
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Last Action:
2/2/2016 - Hearing Conducted S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2016

Current Bill Summary

SB 955 - 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 substantially similar to a provision in HB 2166 (2016) and SB 48 (2015) and similar to SB 536 (2014), SB 38 (2013) and HB 1080 (2012).