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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2479         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 594

 

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

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason

 

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2479        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 594

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 594) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the administration of political action committees.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 63, 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 15, 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.

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