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S1214......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS CITY ELECTIONS - Amends existing law to reduce the population requirement from 16,000 to 5,000 for the application of the campaign expenditures reporting law to certain city elections. 01/20 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 01/21 Rpt prt - to St Aff 01/27 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 01/28 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 01/30 3rd rdg - PASSED - 29-2-4 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Bunderson, Burkett, Calabretta, Compton, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little(Bilbao), Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Sweet, Werk(Spindler), Williams NAYS -- Cameron, Darrington Absent and excused -- Brandt, Burtenshaw, Noh, Stennett Floor Sponsor - Little(Bilbao) Title apvd - to House 02/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 02/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/12 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/18 3rd rdg - PASSED - 58-8-4 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Black, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg(Nonini), Kulczyk, Lake, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barrett, Eskridge, Langford, Meyer, Ridinger, Roberts, Sali, Wood Absent and excused -- Block, Cuddy, Nielsen, Wills Floor Sponsor - Campbell Title apvd - to Senate 02/19 To enrol 02/20 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 02/23 Sp signed 02/24 To Governor 02/26 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 14 Effective: 07/01/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1214 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES REPORTING LAW TO CERTAIN 3 CITY ELECTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 50-477, IDAHO CODE, TO LOWER THE POPULA- 4 TION THRESHOLD FOR APPLICATION. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 50-477, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 50-477. APPLICATION OF CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES REPORTING LAW TO CERTAIN 9 CITY ELECTIONS. The provisions of sections 67-6601 through 67-6616 and 67-6623 10 through 67-6628, Idaho Code, insofar as they relate to the reporting of cam- 11 paign contributions, are hereby made applicable to all elections for mayor and 12 councilman in cities of sixteenfive thousand ( 165,000) or more population, 13 except that the city clerk shall stand in place of the secretary of state.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 13533C1 The purpose of this is bill is to have greater accountability from those seeking public office in our cities with populations of five thousand or more. This applies to campaign expenditures on certain city elections. It amends the Idaho Code Section 50- 477 to lower the population threshold for application. It relates to the reporting change of campaign contributions for all elections for mayor and councilmen in cities of five thousand or more population. On line 12 of the code it would simply replace sixteen thousand with the number five thousand. FISCAL IMPACT There is no fiscal impact. Contact: Name: Sen. Bilbao substituting for Sen. Little Phone: 332-1303 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1214