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S1297......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS CANDIDATES - MEASURES - Amends existing law to provide the time in which written statements setting forth certain expenditures relating to candidates or measures must be filed with the Secretary of State. 02/10 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/11 Rpt prt - to St Aff
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1297 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES; AMENDING SECTION 67-6611, IDAHO CODE, TO 3 PROVIDE THE TIME IN WHICH WRITTEN STATEMENTS SETTING FORTH CERTAIN EXPEN- 4 DITURES MUST BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 67-6611, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 67-6611. INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES. (1) Each person who makes independent 9 expenditures in an aggregate amount exceeding one hundred dollars ($100) in 10 support of or in opposition to any one (1) candidate, political committee or 11 measure, shall file a statement of the expenditure with the secretary of 12 state. 13 (2) Statements shall be filed with the secretary of state, not less than 14 seven (7) days prior to the primary and general election and thirty (30) days 15 after the primary and general election. 16 (3) The statement shall contain the following information: (a) the name 17 and address of any person to whom an expenditure in excess of fifty dollars 18 ($50.00) has been made by any such person in support of or in opposition to 19 any such candidate or issue during the reporting period, together with the 20 amount, date and purpose of each such expenditure; and (b) the total sum of 21 all expenditures made in support of or in opposition to any such candidate or 22 measure. 23 (4) In addition to the requirements set forth in subsections (1) and (2) 24 of this section, each person who makes independent expenditures in an aggre- 25 gate amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more after the sixteenth day 26 before, but more than forty-eight (48) hours before, any primary or general 27 election, shall file a written statement of the expenditure with the secretary 28 of state not lessmore than forty-eight (48) hours from the time of such 29 expenditure. The statement shall include the information required in subsec- 30 tion (3) of this section.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 13957 Correct an error in SB1009 from the 2003 legislative session. The legislature relied upon the language provided to it in furtherance of the disclosure time period; however, it is an error. Rather than reading "not less than," it should read "not more than." FISCAL IMPACT No fiscal impact. Contact Name: Senator Bart M. Davis Phone: 208/332-1503 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1297