Rhode Island Raises Campaign Contribution Limits - State and Federal Communications

July 10, 2023  •  

Rhode Island Raises Campaign Contribution Limits

Rhode Island State House

Lawmakers passed a campaign finance bill to double contribution limits and define terms regarding in-kind donations.

Senate Bill 846 raises the individual contribution limit from $1,000 to $2,000 per year and doubles permitted anonymous donations from $100 to $200.

In an effort to police in-kind contributions, fair market value is defined as the usual and normal charge for goods and services.

The bill became effective without the governor’s signature on June 27.

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