Bills Assigned to Keyword - Ethics (14)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/12/2018


H 3579 Prohibits persons who have not paid an ethics fine from holding elected or appointed positions in state and local governmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits persons who have not paid an ethics fine from holding elected or appointed positions in state and local government.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/25/2017
Keywords: Ethics Week of 01.23.2017
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H 3645 Requires elected officals convicted of a crime while in office to forfeit retirement benefits Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires elected offiicals convicted of a crime while in office to forfeit retirement benefits attributable to the person's service in office.
Sponsor: Nathan Ballentine House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/2/2017
Keywords: Ethics Week of 01.30.2017
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H 4027 Revises the statement of economic interests form and its required contents Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the definition of "business with which he is associated" and changes the requirements and contents of the statement of economic interests form.  
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/22/2017
Keywords: Ethics Week of 03.20.2017
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H 4443 Defines a candidate for election as someone who keeps an open bank account containing campaign contributionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines a candidate for election as someone who keeps an open bank account containing campaign contributions.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Mace Status Date: 2/20/2018
Keywords: Ethics House
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H 4444 Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official from being appointed to a public office Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official within the previous four years from being appointed to a public office.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: Ethics House
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H 5004 Requires a former public official to close his campaign account before serving as a lobbyistSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a former public official to close his campaign account before serving as a lobbyist.
Sponsor: Kirkman Finlay House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/22/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.19.2018
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H 5005 Increases the lobbyist registration fee to $200 and increases the lobbyists' principal fee to $200Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the lobbyist registration fee to $200 and increases the lobbyists' principal fee to $200. 
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/22/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.19.2018
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H 5204 Increases the mandatory reporting thresholds of certain gifts to public officials or employeesSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the mandatory reporting thresholds of certain gifts to public officials and public employees.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/3/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 04.02.2018
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S 0764 Grants the State Ethics Commission access to a candidate's income tax returns during a pending investigation or open complaintSummary of the bill as introduced: Grants the State Ethics Commission access to a candidate's income tax returns during a pending investigation or open complaint.
Sponsor: William Timmons House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: Ethics Senate
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S 0867 Requires disclosure on a Statement of Economic Interests for payment for a speaking before a public body or private groupSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires disclosure on a Statement of Economic Interests for payment or reimbursement for speaking before a public body or private group. 
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 01.08.2018
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S 0915 Requires all contributions received by candidates to be deposited into an Interest On Campaign Account (IOCA)Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all contributions received by candidates to be deposited into an Interest On Campaign Account (IOCA).
Sponsor: William Timmons House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/23/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 01.22.2018
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S 0980 Prohibits an immediate family member of a member of the General Assembly from being appointed or elected to an office that is filled by the General AssemblySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person who is an immediate family member of a sitting member of the General Assembly from being appointed or elected to an office that is filled by the General Assembly.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/7/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.05.2018
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S 0988 Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official from being appointed to a public office Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official within the previous four years from being appointed to a public office.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/8/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.05.2018
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S 0990 Defines a candidate for election as someone who keeps an open bank account containing campaign contributionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines a candidate for election as someone who keeps an open bank account containing campaign contributions.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/8/2018
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.05.2018
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