Georgia Commission Gets Old Name Back - State and Federal Communications

May 10, 2023  •  

Georgia Commission Gets Old Name Back

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill changing the name of the Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission back to the State Ethics Commission.

The much longer commission name was the product of a major ethics overhaul in 2010.

In addition to the name change, House Bill 572 also clarifies rules for late contribution reporting.

A contribution designated for a general election given close to a primary election date does not need reported within two days.

The new law will take effect on July 1.

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