California Campaign Finance Bill Passes Assembly - State and Federal Communications

February 8, 2016  •  

California Campaign Finance Bill Passes Assembly

California State Assembly chamberThe State Assembly has passed a campaign finance bill requiring many political advertisements to prominently display or announce the names of the ad sponsor’s top donors of $50,000 or more. Assembly Bill 700 requires the true source of funds to be disclosed, making efforts to hide contributions using middleman organizations or earmarked funds impermissible.

The bill is currently under consideration in the Senate.

Photo of the California State Assembly chamber by David Monniaux on Wikimedia Commons.

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