CAMPAIGN FINANCE ELECTRONIC REPORTING.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 919 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC FILING OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS BY CANDIDATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES.
Intro. by Lewis, D. Ross, Luebke.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (May 15 2013)

Bill History:

H 919

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information

    House Amendment #1 makes the following change to the 2nd edition:

    Amends GS 163-278.9(j) to clarify that "electronically file" means filing reports using electronic software provided by the State Board of Elections or electronically transmitting reports using forms provided by the Board that are legibly typewritten.

    House Amendment #2 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:

    Amends GS 163-278.9(j) to provide that the State Board of Elections may waive penalties for delays in electronic filing where the delay was beyond the control of the treasurer, such as internet outage or natural disaster; also amends the effective date clause to provide for a contingency implementation date of 30 days after the software is available in the event that software is not available from the State Board of Elections by January 1, 2014.


  • Summary date: May 8 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Corrects the number of the statute being amended to GS 163-278.9.


  • Summary date: Apr 16 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 163-278.12(j), changing "five thousand dollars" to "the stated amount."

    Amends GS 163-278.12(j)(1) requiring the treasurer of a candidate for statewide office to electronically file each report required by this section that shows a cumulative total for the election cycle in excess of $5,000 in contributions, expenditures, or loans.

    Amends GS 163-278.12(j) adding subsection (4) requiring the treasurer of all other political committees to electronically file each report required by this section that shows a cumulative total for the election cycle in excess of $10,000 in contributions, expenditures, or loans.

    Applies to reports filed on or after January 1, 2014.


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