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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 248
Ethics; limit the amount of funds; transferred from one candidate's campaign account to certain other accounts
Sponsored By
SC: EthicsHC:
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 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.
Status History
Mar/10/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/08/2011 - Senate Hopper