HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2824        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2089

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the administration of political action committees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2824        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2089

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to certain contributions to political action committees.  Election Laws.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to the administration of political action committees.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 1 of chapter 55 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 68, by inserting after the word "hospitality;", the following clause:- nor any costs to solicit, administer or maintain a political action committee organized by a not-for-profit corporation, trade union, trade association or chamber of commerce, provided that such costs shall not exceed thirty percent of the political action committee’s annual expenditures.

SECTION 2. Section 8 of said chapter 55, as so appearing, is hereby amended, in line 16, by inserting after the word "party", the following clause:- ; except for costs to solicit, administer or maintain a political action committee organized by a not-for-profit corporation, trade union, trade association or chamber of commerce, provided that such costs shall not exceed thirty percent of the political action committee’s annual expenditures.