May 5, 2014 •
San Diego, California Ethics Commission Drafts ECCO Amendments
The Ethics Commission has prepared draft amendments to the Election Campaign Control Ordinance (ECCO). The proposed ECCO amendments include a provision to classify a committee’s otherwise independent payment as a “contribution” if the payment is for an advertisement duplicating materials found in a candidate’s advertisement or on the candidate’s website. Such payments would be subject to both contribution limits and source prohibitions.
The commission has invited public comment at the next meeting on May 8, 2014. The draft amendments are available here.
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