August 15, 2019 •
California Electioneering and Issue Lobbying Communication Bill Sent to Senate
A bill requiring a person who makes payments of $10,000 or more for electioneering or issue lobbying communications to make specified disclosures has passed the Assembly and has been sent to the Senate.
Assembly Bill 1217 would require a person making payments for electioneering or issue lobbying communications to disclose the names of the persons providing the funding for those payments and to maintain records to verify the accuracy of the required disclosures.
The bill would also amend and update the definitions of electioneering communication and issue lobbying communication.
If passed, the bill will take effect immediately.
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