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AB-2129 Political Reform Act of 1974.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2129


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Cook
(Principal Coauthor(s): Senator Emmerson)

February 23, 2012


An act relating to the Political Reform Act of 1974.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2129, as introduced, Cook. Political Reform Act of 1974.
The Political Reform Act of 1974 establishes the Fair Political Practices Commission, which has the primary responsibility for the impartial, effective administration and implementation of the act, including acting as the civil prosecutor responsible for the enforcement of the penalty provisions of the act.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require the Fair Political Practices Commission to have primary responsibility for the impartial, effective administration, implementation, and enforcement of a campaign reform ordinance for the County of San Bernardino, which would apply as to the county only if the board of supervisors has adopted a campaign reform ordinance and also has adopted an ordinance to make the statute applicable in the county.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require the Fair Political Practices Commission to have the primary responsibility for the impartial, effective administration, implementation, and enforcement of a campaign reform ordinance for the County of San Bernardino, which would apply as to the county only if the board of supervisors has adopted a campaign reform ordinance and also has adopted an ordinance to make the statute applicable in the county.