7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends the Election Code in relation to reporting campaign contributions.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ makes it a class B misdemeanor to conspire to make a campaign contribution
13 through one or more persons in order to avoid disclosing the original source of the
14 campaign contribution.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 20A-11-101.7, Utah Code Annotated 1953
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 20A-11-101.7 is enacted to read:
25 20A-11-101.7. Concealing contributor's identity.
26 A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if the person conspires with another to
27 make a contribution through one or more persons with the intent that:
28 (1) the contribution will ultimately be made to a filing entity specified by the original
29 contributor or a designee of the original contributor; and
30 (2) by making the contribution through one or more persons, the original contributor's
31 identity will not be disclosed in a manner that would be required by law if the original
32 contributor had made the contribution directly to the filing entity.
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