Bill Seeks to Curtail Lobbyist Political Contributions - State and Federal Communications

January 19, 2011  •  

Bill Seeks to Curtail Lobbyist Political Contributions

Senate Bill 37, introduced by Senator Daniel Squadron, proposes to curtail political contributions by lobbyists.   The bill limits lobbyist political contributions to $250 per candidate, per election and contributions may only be made between the first of July and the end of the year.

The bill further bars lobbyists from soliciting or transmitting a contribution or a request for a contribution from any person, including a political committee, for the benefit of a public official or party committee.

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