Michigan Legislators Introduce Campaign Finance and Ethics Bills - State and Federal Communications

October 25, 2016  •  

Michigan Legislators Introduce Campaign Finance and Ethics Bills

MichiganOn October 19, 2016, two bills were introduced to the Michigan Legislature regarding campaign finance and ethics regulation.

House Bill 6007 prohibits, for 18 months after leaving office, a former member of the Michigan Legislature from making expenditures or receiving compensation or reimbursement for actual expenses for lobbying that equal or exceed the limit established to require registration as a lobbyist agent.

House Bill 5959 prohibits campaign contributions except during a year there is a primary, general, or special election for the office the candidate is seeking to be elected.

The Legislature has 11 scheduled days to approve bills for the 2016 legislative session.

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