2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 920
Ethics; campaign funds and contributions; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ethics in government, so as to limit the amount of funds that can be transferred from one candidate's campaign account to certain other accounts; to change a certain definition; to prohibit direct or indirect use of contributions for a campaign for a different office; to reduce maximum campaign contributions; to remove provisions regarding automatic increases in the maximum allowable contributions to candidates based on the Consumer Price Index published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor; to provide for a cap on the amount of any gift from a lobbyist to any elected official; to provide for certain restrictions on elected officials and certain staff regarding when such officials and staff may work as a lobbyist; to prohibit lobbyists from giving gifts in excess of a certain value to public officers; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/14/2010 - House Second Readers
Jan/13/2010 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2010 - House Hopper