Today's Law As Amended


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AB-1431 Campaign contributions: school district and community college district administrators.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 85705 is added to the Government Code, to read:

85705.
 (a) As used in this section:
(1) “Administrator of a community college district” includes the following:
(A) The superintendent, chancellor, or president of a community college district.
(B) A district level community college district official who reports directly to the superintendent, chancellor, or president of a community college district.
(2) “Administrator of a school district” includes the following:
(A) The superintendent of a school district.
(B) A district level school district official who reports directly to the superintendent.
(b) An administrator of a school district or community college district shall not knowingly solicit, accept, or receive a contribution for the campaign of an elected official of the school district or community college district employing the administrator, or any candidate for an office of the school district or community college district employing the administrator.
(c) An elected official of a school district or community college district, or a candidate for an office of a school district or community college district, shall not request an administrator of the school district or community college district to solicit, accept, or receive a contribution for the campaign of that elected official or candidate.
(d) This section does not prohibit an administrator of a school district or community college district from soliciting, accepting, or receiving a contribution for his or her own campaign for an office of the school district or community college district.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.
SEC. 3.
 The Legislature finds and declares that this bill furthers the purposes of the Political Reform Act of 1974 within the meaning of subdivision (a) of Section 81012 of the Government Code.