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S1509......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
POLITICAL COMMITTEE - CONTRIBUTIONS - Amends existing law to delete the
requirement for an annual affirmation for any campaign contribution by
payroll deduction or other automatic basis.
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02/20 Rpt prt - to St Aff
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1509
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 67-6605, IDAHO CODE, TO
3 STRIKE A REQUIREMENT FOR ANNUAL ASSENT TO AN AUTOMATIC DEDUCTION.
4 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
5 SECTION 1. That Section 67-6605, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
6 amended to read as follows:
7 67-6605. CONTRIBUTIONS OBTAINED BY A POLITICAL COMMITTEE. Contributions
8 shall not be obtained for a political committee by use of coercion or physi-
9 cal force, by making a contribution a condition of employment or membership,
10 or by using or threatening to use job discrimination or financial reprisals. A
11 political committee may solicit or obtain contributions on an automatic basis
12 including, but not limited to, a payroll deduction plan only if the person who
13 is contributing to the political committee affirmatively consents in writing
14 to the contribution . at least once every calendar year.
15 A violation of the provisions of this section shall be punished as pro-
16 vided in subsection (b) of section 67-6625, Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend Section 67-6605, Idaho
Code, to strike a requirement for annual assent to an automatic
There is no fiscal impact.
Contact: Senator Lin Whitworth
Senator Gary J. Schroeder
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