Senate Bill 224 Changes Montana Contribution Limits - State and Federal Communications

July 7, 2021  •  

Senate Bill 224 Changes Montana Contribution Limits

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Montana Gov. Gianforte signed a bill raising contribution limits to state candidates.

Senate Bill 224 raises the limit to $1,000 for candidates filed jointly for the office of governor and lieutenant governor; $700 for a candidate to be elected for state office in a statewide election; and $400 for a candidate for any other public office.

The bill also amends the definitions of contribution and expenditure to exclude the use of a person’s real property for a fundraising reception or other political event.

The bill is effective October 1.

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