April 24, 2015 •
RI Gov. Signs Campaign Finance Legislation
On April 23, Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed four campaign finance bills into law.
The bills make numerous amendments to state election laws regarding state campaign finance, including the requirement for segregated accounts, appointments of deputy treasurers, and filing of fourth quarterly account statements with the Board of Elections. The bills signed were Senate Bill 681 and House Bills 5789, 5840, and 5920.
In her press release Raimondo said, “Strong campaign finance rules and a more transparent system highlight our commitment to accountability for those who serve in government across the state.”
The legislation will take effect on January 1, 2016.
Photo of Gov. Gina Raimondo by Jim Jones on Wikimedia Commons.
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