North Carolina Bill Seeks to Curb Pay-to-Play - State and Federal Communications

April 26, 2011  •  

North Carolina Bill Seeks to Curb Pay-to-Play

North Carolina State Legislature BuildingHouse Bill 139, a bill aimed at limiting pay-to-play activities in the state, began moving through committees last week.

The bill seeks to limit vendors who have a state contract of greater than $25,000 from contributing in excess of $500 per election to a candidate or candidate committee for a public servant if the public servant would have authority over the contract with the vendor.

House Bill 139 is similar to a bill introduced during the prior legislative session; however, that bill was left out of a series of ethics reforms eventually approved by the legislature.

Photo of the North Carolina State Legislative Building by Jayron32 on Wikipedia.

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