Virginia Governor Proposing Changes to Ethics Reform Bill - State and Federal Communications

March 30, 2015  •  

Virginia Governor Proposing Changes to Ethics Reform Bill

Virginia Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffejpgGov. Terry McAuliffe plans to offer amendments to the ethics reform bill passed last month. HB 2070 creates a $100 per gift cap to replace the current $250 aggregate limit lawmakers must abide by.

Gov. McAuliffe announced he would like to see a $100 aggregate limit to prevent legislators from accepting repeated gifts from lobbyists.

A legislative session is scheduled for April 15 for lawmakers to consider McAuliffe’s amendments and vetoes.

Photo of Gov. Terry McAuliffe by Edward Kimmel on Wikimedia Commons.

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