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AB-664 Political Reform Act of 1974: campaign fund expenditures.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 84307.5 of the Government Code is amended to read:

84307.5.
 (a)  A spouse or domestic partner of an elected officer or a candidate for elective office shall not receive, in exchange for services rendered, compensation from campaign funds held by a controlled committee of the elected officer or candidate for elective office.
(b) A parent, grandparent, sibling, child, or grandchild of an elected officer or a candidate for elective office shall not receive, in exchange for furnished or promised goods, services, facilities, or anything of value, compensation from campaign funds held by a controlled committee of the elected officer or candidate for elective office that exceeds the fair market value, as defined in Section 82025.5, of the exchanged item.
(c) Financial or material compensation from campaign funds held by a controlled committee of an elected officer or candidate for elective office shall not be paid beyond fair market value, as defined in Section 82025.5, in exchange for services rendered, to a vendor if a parent, grandparent, sibling, child, or grandchild of that officer or candidate has an interest in, or is employed by, the vendor.
(d) Subdivisions (b) and (c) shall not be construed to authorize a controlled committee to pay campaign funds in excess of fair market value, as defined in Section 82025.5, in exchange for goods, services, facilities, or anything of value, to any person or vendor.
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.