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5 This act modifies the Lobbyist Disclosure and Regulation Act to prohibit contributions to
6 the governor during a legislative session or during the time period established for the
7 governor to approve or veto bills passed by the Legislature.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 36-11-305, as enacted by Chapter 340, Laws of Utah 1995
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 36-11-305 is amended to read:
13 36-11-305. Campaign contribution during session prohibited.
14 (1) It is unlawful for a h PERSON, h lobbyist h [
14a COMMITTEE h to make a campaign contribution or
15 contract, promise, or agree to make a campaign contribution to a legislator or a legislator's
16 personal campaign committee, S [
16a POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTROLLED BY A LEGISLATOR s during the
17 time the Legislature is convened in annual general or veto override session, or in a special
18 session convened before July 1 of a general election year.
19 (2) It is unlawful for a person, lobbyist, principal, or political committee to make a
20 S CAMPAIGN s contribution, or contract, promise, or agree to make a S CAMPAIGN s contribution,
20a to the governor, the
21 governor's personal campaign committee, or a political action committee controlled by the
22 governor during the time the Legislature is convened in annual general or veto override
23 session, during a special session convened before July 1 of a general election year, or during
24 the time period established by the Utah Constitution, Article VII, Section 8, for the governor to
25 approve or veto bills passed by the Legislature S IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL SESSION s .
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-6-03 7:59 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.