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The San Jose City Council voted unanimously to amend the city’s gift ordinance. The new law struck the city’s exceptions for allowable gifts and incorporated the exceptions for allowable gifts under the state’s Political Reform Act while maintaining a $50 […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 867 into law, recasting various provisions of the Political Reform Act regarding the definition of the term contribution. The law moves the behested payment reporting requirements out of the definition of contribution, and instead […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed four bills into law – three amending the Political Reform Act and one amending post employment restrictions. Assembly Bill 867 states behested payments are not contributions and recasts the provisions defining the term “contribution.” Senate […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 249 on October 7, which amends the Political Reform Act. The bill requires campaign advertisements to identify the name of the committee paying for the advertisement, as well as clearly displaying the top three […]

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San Jose City Council approved an ordinance amending the definition of “committee” to increase the qualifying threshold for the receipt of contributions from $1,000 to $2,000 to be consistent with the Political Reform Act. The ordinance will go into effect […]

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