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H0811......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS CANDIDATES - REPORTS - Amends existing law to provide for semiannual reports by candidates for statewide office regarding disposition of fund balances from campaign funds under the state sunshine law. 03/04 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/05 Rpt prt - to St Aff 03/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/11 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/12 3rd rdg - PASSED - 62-4-4 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Block, Boe, Bolz, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Kulczyk, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Robison, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barrett, Harwood, Meyer, Wood Absent and excused -- Black, Bradford, Henbest, McGeachin Floor Sponsor - Jaquet Title apvd - to Senate 03/15 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/17 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/19 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett(Maxand), Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Noh, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor - Stennett Title apvd - to House 03/20 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed 03/22 To Governor 03/23 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 284 Effective: 03/23/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 811 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF UNEXPENDED BALANCES OF POLITICAL TREASURERS; AMEND- 3 ING SECTION 67-6608, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR SEMIANNUAL REPORTS BY CAN- 4 DIDATES FOR STATEWIDE OFFICE; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 67-6608, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 67-6608. DISPOSITION OF UNEXPENDED BALANCES. (a) If a statement filed 9 under paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of section 67-6607, Idaho Code, pertain- 10 ing to post-general election reports or under paragraph (6) of subsection (a) 11 of section 67-6607, Idaho Code, shows an unexpended balance of contributions 12 or an expenditure deficit, the political treasurer for the candidate for 13 nonstatewide office or political committee or measure shall continue to file 14 annual reports on January 31, to cover the period since the end of the last 15 report period, to and including the last day of the month preceding the month 16 in which the report is filed. If a statement filed under paragraph (6) of sub- 17 section (a) of section 67-6607, Idaho Code, shows an unexpended balance of 18 contributions or an expenditure deficit, the political treasurer for the can- 19 didate for statewide office shall continue to file semiannual reports on Janu- 20 ary 31 and July 31, to cover the period since the end of the last report 21 period, to and including the last day of the month preceding the month in 22 which the report is filed. Such reports shall be filed until the account shows 23 no unexpended balance of contributions or expenditure deficit. 24 (b) If a candidate wins nomination, supplemental statements under subsec- 25 tion (a) of this section need not be filed with respect to the nomination cam- 26 paign by the political treasurer of a political committee supporting the can- 27 didate or by the political treasurer for such candidate, if such political 28 committee continues to function in support of such candidate in the campaign 29 for the general or special election. 30 (c) A political committee which is organized after an election shall file 31 reports required by subsection (a) of this section. 32 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 33 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 34 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14218C1 The purpose of this legislation is to require the political treasurer of a statewide candidate if the statewide candidate has an unexpended balance of contributions or an expenditure deficit to file semiannual report on January 31 and July 31. The reports will cover the period since the end of the last report period, to and including the last day of the month preceding the month in which the report is filed. FISCAL IMPACT There is some administrative cost for processing these reports by the Office of the Secretary of State. Contact Name: Representative Wendy Jaquet Phone: 332-1000 Name: Representative Bill Deal Phone: 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 811