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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.543 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to disclosure of top contributors for independent expenditures or electioneering communications

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Garrett J. Bradley

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith voters with a clearer understanding of the source of funding for political advertisements, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Garrett J. Bradley 3rd Plymouth
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Ann-Margaret Ferrante 5th Essex
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
James M. Cantwell 4th Plymouth
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
John V. Fernandes 10th Worcester
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Timothy R. Madden Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
James M. Murphy 4th Norfolk
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex

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