August 4, 2021 •
Texas House Bill Amends Election Code Regarding Contributions to Election Officials
A Texas House bill relating to restrictions on accepting political contributions has passed.
House Bill 2283 provides the joint elections commission, county election commission, and county election board may not accept a contribution of $1,000 or more, including the value of in-kind donations, offered by a private individual or a business entity, including a corporation, partnership, or trust, or another third party.
Under the bill, the joint elections commission, county election commission, and county election board may accept a contribution of less than $1,000 only with written consent from the relevant political subdivision.
The bill will take effect September 1.
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